Intertronic Alarm Chrono with Japanese analog movement, Dec. 2013

The case back's laser etching is amazingly crisp
And very similar to that found on later (2013) CASIO Edifice watches. It is of course no secret that most CASIO watches are manufactured in China and South East Asia. CASIO's G-SHOCK brand more a marketing enterprise than a watch manufacture. And with the continuing popularity young people are willing to pay premium prices.