Sony Introduces FES Watch U E-Paper Evangelion Edition
Fans of the classic anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion can look forward to a special collaboration with Sony FES Watch U E-Paper, one of the product from Sony’s crowdfunding platform First Flight. It is the flagship fashion wristwatch featuring a customizable dynamic e-paper display on the surface of the dial and the entire strap.
In addition to the glorious Evangelion motif for the watch itself, the collaboration also features a custom-print charging stand and an individual serial number, not to mention a fancy box for the packaging.
You can choose from four specially designed motifs depicting famous scenes, elements and symbols from Evangelion. Each one fully leverages the unique display possibilities of the FES Watch U, with designs which seamlessly integrate the face and the strap to convey the world of the anime series.
The Evangelion original design motif features elements which automatically change at specific times of the day, following the concept of "life with EVAs." Let's take a closer look at it!
The motif features four designs from the Evangelion franchise, they are the logos from three organizations: NERV, SEELE, and WILLE, along with straps with custom designs representing each of the organizations. In addition, there is a design for standby mode where the four logos are displayed on a rotating basis at six-hour intervals.
This motif features textures representing the main EVAs in the series, fully displayed from face to strap: EVA Unit 00, 01 and 02. In addition to the design for standby mode, the three EVAs are displayed on a rotating basis every 20 minutes.
This motif features designs that represent the system interface of the MAGI supercomputer at NERV headquarters. The highlight of this motif is an "emergency mode" which activates at the end of each hour. In addition to the design for standby mode, there is one "normal mode" design displayed from the first to the 57th minute of every hour, then two "emergency mode" designs respectively displayed on the 58th and 59th minute.
This motif features the famous Operation Yashima, with graphics representing the "Improvised Power Transmission Schematics" (the countdown timer and status displays during the operation), as well as graphics depicting scenes from the battle with the Fifth Angel. In addition to the standby mode, there is one "stable mode" displayed from the sixth to 59th minute of every hour, a "full power" mode showing electric power at 100% and all electricity rerouted to the New Gotemba Substation displayed in the first minute of every hour, the Fifth Angel "hourglass form" as it prepares to shoot an energy beam in the second minute, the positron cannon fired by Shinji's Unit 01 in the third, Unit 01 holding the positron cannon in the fourth, and the Fifth Angel's dying "crystal" form in the fifth minute.
In addition to the FES U Watch and access to the graphics package, you'll also get an original carton sleeve with customized graphics saying "2020 Evangelion" for the charging cradle and a serial number sticker to attach. Finally, the entire set comes in a cool looking box with the product name and an Eva Unit 01 emblazoned on it.
You can watch the introduction of FES Watch U video below:
The white model only available at the Evangelion Store, while the silver model only available through DIME from June 14th.Reservation and sales begin on June 5th at Evangelion Store in Tokyo, Hakata as well as other locations. The price is starting from 51,000 JPY (exclude tax). For the full list of locations and to reserve or buy the watch, visit the official homepage for the Sony FES Watch U E-Paper Evangelion Edition here. You can download "FES Closet" from iOS and if you are looking for iTunes Japan Gift Cards, you can buy from us. Are you interested to get one for yourself?!