Ukiyo-e Watch - 53 Stations -

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This watch face is decorated with Ukiyo-e masterpiece "53 Stations of the Tokaido" to feel the "Wa" of Japan.

- You can choose the picture from 55 Ukiyo-e.

Utagawa Hiroshige is the famous painter of Edo period in Japan. You can choose the picture from his masterpiece works the "53 Stations of the Tokaido".

The Tokaido was a road connecting Edo (Tokyo) and Kyoto which is the most important highway in five highways of Edo period.

He went to 53 stations in the Tokaido. Scenic and beautiful scenery depicting the "53 Stations of the Tokaido" series is the most widely known of the work of Hiroshige Utagawa, is also the best-selling Ukiyo-e woodblock prints.

Perspective drawing is used, such as a three-dimensional depiction feel the wind and rain, in addition to the goodness of the painting itself, as well as a means to catch a glimpse of the outside world was longing for those days of people, it was well very popular.

Not only in Japan, after these works, which also had an impact on Western art, along with the "36 Views of Mount Fuji" series of Hokusai Katsushika, has established the genre of Ukiyo-e picture and landscape painting.

Originally station number of the Tokaido is 53, but Hoeido version contains Nihonbashi and Kyoto as departure location and arrival location.

- Japanese old style time system, showing with slow moving dial.

Count the time by the movement of the sun with the zodiac on the basis of the temporal hour system. It had been used in Japan until the Edo period and the early Meiji period.

First, divide a day to 2 parts by day and night. Then, divide each part to 6 parts. Finally, a day is divided 12 parts as not equal time length.

This time system is uniqe, and it was used only in Japan. It can be said to be the time system that makes a very reasonable sense, considering the natural life rhythm in a day. Watch was not general in old days, but everyone could measure the time by a motion of the sun.

- Showing the information of picture's location

Touch the pin icon on this watch face, then the information of picture's location will be shown on your smartphone.

- Changing settings by smartphone

You can change settings by smartphone.
- Location by picture preview
- Location rotation timing
- Language for showing location name and location information: English or Kanji (Japanese character)
- Language for showing day of the week: Your smartphone language, English, or Kanji (Japanese character)

How to change settings : "Android Wear" app on your smartphone -> "Watch faces" -> Push the icon on "Ukiyo-e Watch - 53 Stations -"


Q1: "Android Wear isn't responding. Do you want to close it? Wait OK" was displayed. How do I?
A1: Please tap "Wait". Depending on the model, the above screen appears.

Q2: Can I use this on Apple_Watch?
A2: This watch face is for Android_Wear.
Updated on
May 9, 2016

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Supported CASIO WSD-F10, and other "chin" devices.