Tokyo, September 21, 2018 — Casio Computer Co., Ltd. announced today an exclusive collaboration of its G-SHOCK brand of shock-resistant watches and the planet’s “Most Successful Virtual Act,” Gorillaz.*
- Gorillaz, a British band, is recognized by The Guinness Book Of World Records as the planet’s “Most Successful Virtual Act.”
In celebration of the 35th anniversary of G-SHOCK, the partnership brings together two world-class, innovative culture-makers to offer a series of special videos in which Gorillaz help G-SHOCK creator Kikuo Ibe realize his lifelong dream. Watch here: https://world.g-shock.com/gorillaz/
A global phenomenon embracing a truly collaborative philosophy, Gorillaz have topped charts around the world and toured the globe from San Diego to Syria, picking up hundreds of millions of streams and record sales along the way, achieving success in entirely ground-breaking ways.
For the latest news about the Gorillaz × G-SHOCK collaboration, visit: https://world.g-shock.com/gorillaz/
Virtual group Gorillaz is singer 2D, bassist Murdoc Niccals, guitarist Noodle and drummer Russel Hobbs. Created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, their acclaimed eponymous debut album was released in 2001. The BRIT and Grammy Award winning band’s subsequent albums are Demon Days (2005), Plastic Beach (2010), The Fall (2011), Humanz (2017) and current album The Now Now (2018). A truly global phenomenon, Gorillaz have topped charts around the world and toured the globe from San Diego to Syria, picking up hundreds of millions of streams and record sales along the way. Gorillaz have achieved success in entirely ground-breaking ways, winning numerous awards including the coveted Jim Henson Creativity Honor.