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Tokyoflash Kisai Zone: A Hex Face in a Round Hole

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Modern Japanese digital watches are definitely an acquired taste, but once you decipher how to read the time, you end up with a functional watch. This new watch from Tokyoflash doesn’t encrypt the time, so you won’t have to take a minute each time you consult it. Once you understand the display, it’s very easy to read.

tokyoflash kisai zone hex display lcd always on japan

The Tokyoflash Kisai Zone watch displays numbers in hexagonal form, and comes with a stainless or black strap, with a body to match. There are blue, green, purple or black options available for the LCD display.

kisai_zone_green_watch

The display is constantly moving, and since it’s LCD, you won’t have to push a button to activate it (though it does have an EL backlight for nighttime viewing.) The numbers for the current time are simply forced into hexagonal shapes, as shown in this demo video:

See, not hard to read at all. Plus, those animation modes are pretty cool too.

tokyoflash kisai zone hex display lcd always on japan

The Kisai Zone is currently on sale at Tokyoflash for $99(USD). After the two day launch period, it will revert to $139, so if you’re interested, you’d better grab it.

tokyoflash kisai zone hex display lcd always on japan