Gorillaz x G-SHOCK Exclusive Tie-Up Announcement

September 25, 2018

Gorillaz × G-SHOCK

Singapore, 21 Sep 2018 — Casio Computer Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the collaboration of G-SHOCK.

This year, in celebration of G-SHOCK's 35th anniversary, the brand collaborates with the planet's Most Successful Virtual Act*, Gorillaz.

The partnership brings together two world class, innovative and renowned entities to offer a classic style redefined once again.

The collaboration sees Gorillaz help G-SHOCK creator Mr. Ibe realise a lifelong dream, hatching a plan to reach their mutually aligned intergalactic goals. Watch here https://world.g-shock.com/gorillaz/

The collection will focus on G-SHOCK's original 5600 case shape, the first ever G-SHOCK watch designed by engineer and founder Mr. Ibe 35 years ago. G-SHOCK's longest selling model, the 5600 revolutionised personal timekeeping and has remained a favourite the world over.

Since launching the world's toughest watch brand in 1983, G-SHOCK has pushed the limits of watch design over the years. The brand continues to improve technology, design concepts and push boundaries. G-SHOCK has stunned the world with a concept for toughness that defied conventional watchmaking logic.

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.

To find out more, head to : https://world.g-shock.com/gorillaz/


About G-SHOCK

Built from a mission by creator Mr. Ibe to create the unbreakable watch, G-SHOCK stunned the world with a concept for toughness that defied conventional watchmaking logic. Creating technologically advanced watches that can resist gravity, freezing temperatures, high water pressure and magnetic fields, G-SHOCK watches are built to last forever through a constant pursuit of toughness.

Launching in 1983, G-SHOCK watches have sold over 100 million watches in over 100 countries.


About 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.

  • The British band are recognised by The Guinness Book Of World Records as the planet's Most Successful Virtual Act.
    www.gorillaz.com

ABOUT CASIO

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics products and business equipment solutions. Since its establishment in 1957, Casio has strived to realize its corporate creed of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. Today, Casio’s offerings include timepieces,electronic dictionaries, calculators, musical instruments, system equipment, and others. The Casio Group employs about 12,000 people worldwide, shipping over 100 million products per year, with net sales of 314 billion yen (approx. US$2,969 million) in the fiscal year ended March 2018. News and product information from Casio is available at http://world.casio.com/.


G-FACTORY MOBILE APP

Available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play, the G-Factory Mobile App allows G-SHOCK fans to keep updated on the latest watch releases, sales and promotions, as well as earn reward points and enjoy exciting perks.

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