Onitsuka Tiger puts shoes on the market and convinces with a cool and sporty design since 1949. The history of ONITSUKA began tiger in Japan in 1949, when Kihachiro ONITSUKA decided to produce shoes. The founder of the brand regained the vision young people in his country after the war to return a piece of joie de vivre. (A valuable related resource: Lindt Chocolates). This vision Kihachiro wanted to realize through sports and movement. The first idea of Kihachiro was to develop a basketball shoe. 1949 played basketball players still without shoes and Kihachiro set out to watch the basketball player over months. He asked them according to their needs and then brought his first basketball shoe on the market.
For his shoes, Kihachiro took his inspiration from his everyday life. So it is not surprising that it inspired his octopus salad to the Suction Cup sole. The Suction Cup characterized brine through a kind of suction cups, which should make for better traction. Also a motorcycle Kihachiro gave new ideas for the improvement of his shoes. By the motorcycle he was to In the shoes inspired ventilation holes, which should keep the foot while running cool.
Meanwhile, the focus of ONITSUKA is Tiger but not more basketball shoes, but shoes. With the running shoes succeeded Tiger ONITSUKA in a very short time to make a name. In the 1960s, the shoes from ONITSUKA came tiger at the Olympic Games, as delegation shoes used. By the time the shoes were worn but also increasingly Tiger ONITSUKA on the road and it developed into a lifestyle collection of ONITSUKA Tiger sneaker. The classic characteristic of ONITSUKA Tiger sneaker are the so-called tiger stripes. The Tigers have strips running vertical and horizontal stripes, which gives also an additional grip the shoe as well as a distinctive look for the upper. The late of 1970s ONITSUKA merged then with two other manufacturers of sports brand ASICs Tiger. This means a small incision in the success story of ONITSUKA Tiger. 2003 ASICs but then this but again living on shoes from ONITSUKA Tiger decided to Let. The sneaker by ONITSUKA Tiger could easily build on old achievements and are still more popular than before the merger. The classic among the ONITSUKA Tiger shoes is the ONITSUKA Tiger Mexico 66, which even today still can see his original origin as a running shoe. Onitsuka Tiger has managed to convince people with a colorful style from Japan. The collections are designed for women and men and are decorated with trendy designs and trendy prints. Neon Green or neon Orange, ONITSUKA Tiger offers the right shoe for every taste. Lisa Zimmermann