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Swatch unveils new DragonBall Z collection honouring its iconic characters

If you are a fan of DragonBall Z or as a kid owned action figures of any character, then, buckle up your seats as Swatch has unveiled its new collection with seven and a limited edition watch.
In recent times, the horology industry has seen a plethora of collaborations with celebrities, movies, and also web series. Such collaborations bring together varied ideas on a wristwatch from art, sports, or even lifestyle and are have become a crucial part of the pop culture. Speaking of pop culture of childhood animated shows do struck our minds and DragonBall Z is a crucial part of that culture that every kid has grown up with. After a successful association with British-Indian fashion designer Supriya Lele, swatch brings to you its seven new DragonBall Z collection.



Goku 
This model (Ref SB01Z101) features a solid-black case and bezel, an orange silicone strap with a multi-coloured print and a white dial printed with the first kanji character for ‘Goku’ in black. The caseback features Goku’s primary mode of transport: Kintoun, a mysterious nimbus cloud. The watch gets a Quartz movement with an orange colour silicon strap and an aluminium clasp. The Goku variant gets a crown at 2 o’clock. 


Vegeta 
This variant (Ref SUOZ348) comes on a red dial, a white plastic case and a black Goku silhouette print. The watch gets a Quartz movement, a blue silicon strap with a plastic clasp. Turning the watch reveals the ‘Great Ape’ print and is water resistant to 30m. There is a standard crown at 3 o’clock. The watch doesn’t get traditional hour markers but a minute tracker. 


Kamesennin 
The DragonBall Z watch (Ref SUOZ346) has all the right notes of martial arts master Kamesennin featuring a white case, an orange silicone strap with a multi-coloured print, and a white dial with a multi-coloured print of the master. The inner part of the strap is inspired by his Aloha shirt. The model gets a Quartz movement, plastic case, silicon strap with a plastic clasp. 


This model (Ref GZ358) features a black plastic case with a yellow print, a white-and-pink silicone strap with a plastic clasp, a multi-coloured print, and a yellow dial bearing the evil symbol known as the Majin Mark. The inner side of the strap is a tribute to Majin Buu and his violet cape. Powering the watch is a Quartz movement. 



Cell 
Taking inspiration from the warrior, Cell, the model (Ref SB01Z401) features a black plastic case, a black bezel with a multi-coloured print, a green silicone strap with a multi-coloured print and a white dial with green numbers. The watch gets a silicon strap with an aluminium clasp, and a Quartz movement. Unlike other models, this model gets a yellow coloured crown at 2 o’clock, and a date window at 4:30. 


Freiza 
The watch (Ref GZ359) takes inspiration from the main antagonist from the series; Freiza, features violet plastic case, a white silicone strap with a plastic clasp, and Arabic hour markers. The timepiece gets a crown at 3 o’clock and is powered by a Quartz movement with a water resistance of 30m. 



Gohan 
The key highlight of this model (Ref SUOZ345) is the blue coloured slogan “Kamehameha” on the dial. The watch comes on a purple plastic case, and lightning shaped hour and minute hands with a crown at 3 o’clock. Powering the watch is a Quartz movement, and the watch sits on a purple silicon strap with a plastic clasp.
All models come with a water resistance of 30m and with a special packaging.

Images: Courtesy Swatch
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