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INSPIRED BY THE SUNFLOWER

May 29th marks the 100th birthday of our founder Mr. Onitsuka. To celebrate, we are releasing a limited-edition collection that combines his visions of inspiring future generations and bringing harmony to mind and body, with one of his greatest inspirations: the sunflower. Just as the sunflower always faces towards the sun, Mr. Onitsuka helped people face their bright futures. Follow in his footsteps and inspire others to

#StandWithTheSun

Children are like sunflowers…

Sport is the water that gives them life.

The sun, a future shining bright.

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Introducing the limited-edition

KO100 SERIES

An ode to Kihachiro Onitsuka on the 100th anniversary of his life. In honor of his birth year, only 1,918 pairs of each will be sold.

  • TIGER
    CORSAIR

    The shoe that started it all. What debuted in the 70s jogging boom became the inspiration of all modern running sneakers. Our iconic Tiger Corsair silhouette is reinvented in honor of Mr. Onitsuka.

  • GEL-MAI

    Drawn from 90s fashion, the the GEL-MAI model perfectly combines style and technology. The unique eyelet is done in bright yellow to reflect Mr. Onitsuka greatest inspiration: the sunflower.

  • GEL-QUANTUM360

    The latest in ASICS 360 support and stabilization. Unmatched GEL™ technology and leading performance innovation make this the caliber of shoe that Kihachiro Onitsuka would design today.

We celebrate his life by honoring one of Kihachiro Onitsuka’s greatest inspirations: The sunflower.