Fans of Initial D will be excited to hear that a team-up between G-Shock and BAIT for a special DW5600 inspired by the anime’s main character, Takumi Fujiwara’s Toyota Sprinter Trueno APEX AE86.
The watch takes on the same white base of Fujiwara’s racecar and is decorated with a cascade of detailed drawings pulled from the drift-race themed manga & anime which features black racing stripes of the car flowing through the strap’s length alongside the series logo on the top half as well as the signs of Fujiwara’s family tofu store on the bottom half. The anime’s logo is also seen engraved on the caseback in addition to being seen when illuminated through the dial. The watch is brought to completion via the themed box covered with various illustrations from the manga in addition to an AE86-inspired metallic casing.
For those looking to buy the Initial-D inspired DW5600, you can sign up from now until Dec. 29th on the BAIT website for a chance to purchase it retailing for $200 USD. The watch will also be made available in BAIT chapter stores all over the US starting Dec 26th and in limited quantities in Japan.
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