A distinctively Japanese approach to watchmaking.

Widely recognized as one of the world's top-ranked independent watchmakers, Hajime Asaoka-sensei started his watchmaking journey in 1997, throwing in his unique perspective of refinement and modernity and establishing a watchmaking philosophy that is distinctively Japanese.

Hajime Asaoka is really a living legend. After graduating from Tokyo University of the Arts, Undergraduate School of Fine Art, Design Department, he established HAJIME ASAOKA DESIGN OFFICE in 1992 and began his career as a product designer. Having designed a watch, he taught himself watchmaking and started manufacturing watches in 2005.

In 2009, he launched Japan’s first wristwatch with an in-house tourbillon movement, and in 2011, he began selling his own watches under the name HAJIME ASAOKA Tokyo Japan, becoming a pioneer among independent Japanese watchmakers.

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A distinctively Japanese approach to watchmaking.


Our watches are visible by verified appointment only in our Parisian showroom



Free shipping worldwide for watches.

€10 France, €17 UE & worldwide for Apparel & Accessories.

Return policy on watches

Feel free to send the watch back within 5 days if not happy for any reasons.

Different policy applies to apparel & accessories

Warranties on Watches

Lifetime guarantee of authenticity & 1 year running guarantee