Capcom x Asics Mega Man Sneakers
The mash up brings us a special Mega Man (or Rock Man for our Japanese readers) themed pair of sneakers.
First reported by video games website kakuchopurei.com, the Mega Man sneakers are based on the Asics GEL-BND and are clad in classic Mega Man/Rock Man shades of blue, complete with 8-bit ASICS stripes
The shiny upper is the Mega Man body, the shoelace holder design is the details of Mega Man’s weapons “Rock Buster” and “Magnet Beam”, and the ASICS stripe is a design that takes advantage of the 8-bit jagged feel Introducing the retro atmosphere at the time of Mega Man’s appearance.
The sneakers are priced at 13,200 yen ($124 USD, AED 445) and adopts bright electric blue reminiscent of the original Mega Man color.
It also comes with a box reminiscent of the original Mega Man Japanese box art and a sneaker bag with some 8-bit designs to remind you of the Blue Bomber.
Unless you live in Japan, or got a mate there that can ship it to you – your chances of picking up these sneakers are quite slim. The Capsom x Asics Mega Man sneakers are Japan-exclusive and will be available starting 1st November.
It’s not just the sneakers – a total of 6 items, shoes & apparel and bags will be released from November 1st. They will also be on sale in Tokyo’s Capcom store starting 22nd November.