EPSON AL21E movement with date functions are the most important part of a watch because it is the heart and brains of the timekeeping devices. You need to have a movement if you want your watch to work. EPSON AL21E movement are the new style of movement. It is built to last and come ready to install. EPSON AL21E movement is made by the Miyota division of Citizen LTD. These Japanese made movements fit many genuine watch brands. For example, Citizen, Tissot, Swatch, Timex and more more.