Casio Computer Co., Ltd. will release the 2020 version of the “Isearch Japan” collaboration model as a new product of the shock-resistant watches “G-SHOCK” and “BABY-G” (scheduled for June). Known as the “Ilk Whale” and “Dolphin Whale”, they are released every year and are very popular.
Isearch Japan (International Dolphin / Whale Education Research Center) is an environmental organization established in 1991. We are engaged in activities to convey the importance of the sea where dolphins and whales live. Casio has been supporting various environmental groups since the latter half of the 1990s with the “Love The Sea And The Earth”.
As the name suggests, the G-SHOCK / BABY-G dolphin model often incorporates expressions of dolphins and whales into its watches, but in 2020 the theme was “Orca” in addition to dolphins and whales. . Orca, which is said to have strong family ties, is used as the concept of “family love.”
The base of G-SHOCK “GW-M5610K-1JR” is 25,300 yen including tax for the square model “GW-M5610”, the base of BABY-G “BGA-2700K-1AJR” is round type “BGA-2700” for 24,750 yen including tax It is. Please take a look at another article, Casio 2020 Spring / Summer 2020 New Watch Product Presentation “Ilkuji & BABY-G” , which was unveiled at the Casio 2020 Spring / Summer model presentation and introduced in the photos of the actual machine .
The G-SHOCK play ring is designed with a whale silhouette, and the BABY-G play ring is designed with a dolphin silhouette, and the “Love The Sea And The Earth” symbol is engraved on the back cover of the watch. The band’s “Isearch Japan” logo and Orca’s body pattern are printed.
Year of first release: 2012
Nominations: best design, best square, best price
The most distinctive specs:
– 200-meter water resistance (good for swimming but not for deep diving)
– Tough Solar (CASIO’s original solar-charging system converts not only sunlight but also light from fluorescent lamps and other sources into power)
– Radio-controlled Watch; Multi band 6 (additional way for time sync. This watch receives time calibration radio signals that keep the displayed time accurate)
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Other colors and full specs: GW-M5610 Wiki Page