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Katsuhiro Otomo Illustrates Ads for Casio's New G-Shock Watch

posted on by Bamboo Dong

Legendary artist, writer, and director Katsuhiro Otomo is the new pen behind Casio's ad campaign for their G-SHOCK RANGEMAN GW-9400 watch. Released in September, the watch is designed to survive rugged environments and harsh conditions.

Casio will begin using Otomo's ad illustrations on November 21.

[Source: Official Casio website]

Update: On a related note, Comic Natalie posted a larger image of Evangelion character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto's illustration of Otomo's Akira manga and anime. One of the featured articles in this Anime Busience issue is "Cool Japan" and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics; Otomo famously held part of his Akira story in the stadium built for the 2020 Olympics in Neo-Tokyo.

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