Everyone knows that Japanese live on their own time. Their culture is alternatively more fast-paced and intense than the rest of the western world (like in urban areas), or more relaxed and introspective (like a Japanese garden). Knowing these idiosyncrasies, one Japanese company "TokyoFlash" sells absolutely marvelous and really bizarre watches. They fulfill every kind of purpose, except clearly telling the time. A few examples from their catalog:
These watches display time in bar code, Morse code, audio equalizer simulation, and even in performance rating system, used in figure skating. They are made with the smallest LED lights available (like this model for example) and are a hot-selling item around the world. Next time you ask for time in Tokyo prepare to listen to either a high-tech code answer, or "Oh...one moment...excuse me while I try to figure it out... o no! it's GODZILLA time!"
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