the bad-ass Seiko 5 Blanka

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the bad-ass Seiko 5 Blanka

Post by koimaster » December 25th 2020, 11:08pm

Seiko has by no means had a quiet year, but there was one collection that demanded attention. The all new Seiko 5 Sports x Street Fighter V Editions turned heads for all the right reasons, taking inspiration from the legendary fighting game, and turning six of the main characters into watch designs. These fighters included Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, Guile, Zangief and, last but certainly not least, the green machine himself, Blanka.


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Re: the bad-ass Seiko 5 Blanka

Post by SynMike » December 26th 2020, 11:50am

Meh. They're for grown up kids of the right era. These are kind of a modern version of a Snoopy or Mickey Mouse watch. No big deal.
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Post by MAX » December 26th 2020, 11:57am

The term "jumping the shark" comes to mind.
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Re: the bad-ass Seiko 5 Blanka

Post by MKTheVintageBloke » December 26th 2020, 6:27pm

Seiko’s just being very egalitarian. They make dress watches, casual watches, sports watches, tool watches, and watches for tools. Each of these categories has some ghastly stuff, mediocre stuff, and great stuff.

This is simply the ghastly stuff of the ”watches for tools” category.
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