Did you know about the new exclusive edition of Seiko 5 Sports?
Not yet!? Let’s find out what’s interesting about it.
Seiko has arrived with the latest and interesting seven Seiko 5 Sports creations. Now, the question is what is the exciting thing about?
Two leading Japanese animations inspire all these new editions; NARUTO & BORUTO.
NARUTO, the Japanese animation, was first released in Japan in 2002. Then it was introduced worldwide and eventually gained mass fan following throughout the world.
Boruto Uzumaki, Naruto’s son, was first introduced in NARUTO and then came out as a different sequel series named BORUTO based on the adventures of Boruto Uzumaki.
Seiko 5 Sports is presenting their latest edition based on the well-known characters of these two animations: Naruto, Sasuke, Shikamaru, Lee, Gaara from NARUTO, and Boruto and Sarada from BORUTO. Quite impressive, isn’t it!
Seiko’s limited series will be launched in next December as a limited edition of 6500 pieces each. You can get one for yourself from Seiko Boutique and all of its selected retailing partners.
So, are you eager to know more about these latest versions? Let’s look in detail at these seven Seiko 5 Sports edition.
Seiko 5 Sports Naruto Uzumaki
The most iconic outfit of Naruto was the ninja outfit that symbolizes the design of the watch. Worn-like bezel appeals for the challenging training needed to become a Hokage, a title given to the leader of Naruto’s village, Hidden Leaf Village. His forehead protector depicts the bezel ring plate engraved deeply with his village symbol.
The spiral pattern of the dial is inspired by Naruto’s ninja technique, Jutsu “Rasengan.” Here you will see nine orange indexes points the Nine-Tiles by which Naruto was sealed during midnight position; these represent his inherited pendant from the senior Hokage, Tsunade.
The Japanese sign, Uzumaki Clan’s Kamon, used to adorn and identify an individual, family, or institution, is printed on the back of the case.
Seiko 5 Sports Sasuke Uchiha
The blue dial of this edition mentions Sasuke Uchiha, Naruto’s friend and rival. The dial pattern reflects the trademark of Sasuke, Jutsu “Chidori.” In the dial, you will find Jutsu’s hand sign pattern, which is discretely highlighted on one, three, and eight o’clock.
The bezel, symbolized with the horizontal line of the Hidden Leaf Village’s, represents the scar marked on Sasuke’s forehead protector by Naruto. The unique sign of Clan, “Sharingan,” is engraved in the watch crown, and the back of the watch is printed with the Uchiha Clan’s Kamon.
Seiko 5 Sports Shikamaru Nara
This is another special edition of the series, which is created with the reflection of Shikamaru Nara. The greenish-black lattice dial reflects the consistency of the watch with the character of Shikamaru. The dial is designed on Shikamaru’s “Shadow Possession Jutsu.”
The indexes of the watch presented the shape of his favorite game pieces, ‘Shogi’ and the back of the watch is printed with the Nara Clan’s Kamon.
Seiko 5 Sports Rock Lee
Jumpsuit and leg warmer, the trademark of the famous character, the color combination of the watch symbolizes rock, Lee. One side of the bezel remarks the bandages of his arms and thighs, and the other side remarks the fifth gate of the “The Eight Inner Gates,” which was opened by Lee to acquire the “Hidden Lotus.”
The backside of the case is printed with the kanji characters found on Lee’s heavy ankle weight.
Seiko 5 Sports Gaara
This edition is created inspiring by the features of the character Gara. The dial pattern is inspiring by sand, designed with a brown case and a pressed pattern.
The kanji characters for love brought by Gara and the One-Tailed sealed inside his life are reflected in one o’clock index.
In the dial ring and case back, you will see a pattern inspired by the mark on Gara’s gourd.
Seiko 5 Sports BORUTO UZUMAKI
This edition of the watch is inspired by the character Boruto Uzumaki who is Naruto’s son and inherited his ninja technique, Jutsu “Rasengan.” The watch’s dial is black with a spiral pattern, and the strip is colored with vivid pink, which reflects the costume color of Baruto.
The animation, Boruto’s logo, uses a bolt used for the indexing of midnight. The backside is printed with the Uzumaki Clan’s Kamon.
Seiko 5 Sports Sarada Uchiha
The red dilution of the dial of this edition is inspired by the “Fire Style: Fire Ball Jutsu” of Sarada Uchiha, who inherited this ninja technique from her father, Sasuke. The indexing of the 5 o’clock position is designed by the single Tomoe mark, which indicates Sarada’s youngness, and she is in training period to improve her “Sharingan.”
Sarada inherited her father, Sasuke, and her mother, Sakura’s characteristics, like a Ninja, which is represented by the two-toned color of the bezel. The bezel and also the back of the watch are printed with Uchiha Clan’s Kamon.
Characteristics of the Watch
So didn’t you find the background story of these special editions of Seiko 5 Sports interesting? Now you must think about the characteristics of the watches.
These Seiko 5 Sports “Naruto & Boruto” Limited Edition watches are empowered by tried and trusted automatic Caliber 4R36 with 24 jewels. It also contains an optional manual winding and a 41-hour power reserve, and a hacking second hand.
These special editions will be water-resistant ten times greater and have see-through case backs.
The watches are made with a nylon strap and stainless steel case for each. All of them have a diameter of 42.5mm and 13.4mm thickness.
You will get these watches with an approximate recommended retail price of €480.
Now without wasting time, choose your special watch right; thus, you can grab one of these limited editions before it goes out of stock.
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