(Pocket-lint) - Casio has announced a 2nd G-Shock ticker to beryllium designed successful collaboration with the NBA's Rui Hachimura.
The Casio G-Shock GM-110RH is inspired by the practice of the Washington Wizards star, who was the archetypal ever Japanese nationalist to instrumentality portion successful the archetypal circular of the NBA draught (in 2019).
The signature exemplary is based connected the modular GM-110, which combines analogue and integer elements wrong a metallic bezel.
It features a colour taxable connected the ticker look and set based connected the colours of the nationalist emblem of Benin - Hachimura's ancestral home.
The hr manus is yellow, infinitesimal manus is red, portion the inset dial is green.
There are 2 bands included - 1 achromatic and different made of urethane with a West African kente-cloth motif. The rear sports Hachimura's "Black Samurai" logo, containing the Japanese "hachi" awesome ("eight" successful English) etched into the backmost casing. This represents the player's sanction and garment number.
"The ticker draws inspiration from my roots successful Benin and Africa, which are precise important to me," said Hachimura. "The set plan and ticker look evoke elements of Beninese civilization and I americium delighted astatine however Casio brought my ideas to life."
Writing by Rik Henderson. Originally published connected 1 September 2021.