Tokyoflash has just launched another limited edition wristwatch which will make you struggle to tell the time, at least in the first few days.
Not that this would be news to anyone. Tokyoflash has been making cryptic timepieces ever since it was founded, and with the Kisai Clone it’s only continuing the tradition. That’s about the only thing that’s common to all Tokyoflash watches. Other than that, the design of this one is quite unique, and the signs of progress are present not only there. The Japanese watchmaker has ditched replaceable batteries in favor of a Li-Ion battery that charges via an USB cable that’s provided in the package.
Kisai Clone is available in four different versions, depending on the color of the strap and LEDs. Hence, you can choose between a black or white wristband and green or blue LEDs. If you were to ask me, I would tell you that the black strap/green LED version is the best-looking of all, even though the white/blue combination is attractive, as well.
Besides telling time (if you know how to read it), the Kisai Clone can also display the date. On top of that, the watch comes with an alarm and an animation that’s probably meant to dazzle anyone who’s looking at it. Between 6 pm and midnight, the animation will pop up every quarter of hour. The effect will resemble having a starship strapped to your wrist.
Charging the battery takes 3.5 hours, and a full charge should keep Kisai Clone up and running for up to 1 month, depending on how often you use the animation. Considering that it doesn’t feature an energy hungry display, there aren’t any features that drain the battery as quickly as in the case of smartwatches. Even though one month is more than enough, I feel that such watches should have a longer battery life.
As all the other Tokyoflash watches, Kisai Clone is a limited edition and will only be available for a short period of time. It costs $99, so if you want it, head over to the manufacturer’s website and claim yours within the next 29 hours. Liking the product page on Facebook will bring down the price by $4, and while that’s not a lot, in today’s world, every discount matters, no matter how small.