Gohan & Cell adidas Originals by Dragon Ball Z to be Released on October 27

10.October.2018 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION

The second release in the line of Dragon Ball Z inspired adidas Originals will drop on October 27, 2018.

Officially titled “adidas Originals by Dragon Ball Z,” this sneaker line will see 8 different models appear throughout the rest of 2018 all based on three of the main hero x villain fights from the internationally beloved anime series.

 

The first two releases in this collection were the Goku-inspired ZX 500 RM DB’s and the Frieza-themed YUNG-1 DB’s. Fans can now look forward to the new Gohan DEERUPT RUNNER DB’s and the Cell PROPHERE DB’s coming later this month.

The DEERUPT RUNNER DB’s come in a tonal purple colour inspired by Gohan’s iconic battle suit. They have a webbing mesh overlay and shiny reflectors down the sides made to look the wearer is turning Super Saiyan. There’s also logos on the heel patches expressing Gohan’s respect to his mentor, Piccolo. Gohan’s name is also written in kanji on the heels. There’s also an adidas x DBZ logo on the insoles for this collaboration.

The PROPHERE DB’s are modelled on Gohan’s arch-enemy, Cell. They come with Cell’s iconic green exoskeleton colour with a purple accent – a reference to his wings. This pair is a nod to one of the most notorious villains in the series.

 

Show your love for DBZ by getting your hands on one of the sneaker pairs in the line-up!

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    ■Information

    adidas Originals by Dragonball Z

    Main Stores (Product Number different at each store)

    adidas Originals Flagship Store Tokyo

    adidas Original Shops in Japan

    adidas Brand Core Stores (Shibuya, Shinjuku, Sendai, Nagoya, Hiroshima)

    adidas Online Shop: http://shop.adidas.jp/originals/dragonballz

    ZOZOTOWN: http://zozo.jp/shop/adidas/

    atmosBLUE Omotesando・Shinjuku・Shibuya: http://www.atmos-tokyo.com/

    BEAMS JAPAN: http://www.beams.co.jp/

    BILLY’S ENT: http://www.billys-tokyo.net/

    EDIFICE Shinjuku: http://edifice.baycrews.co.jp/

    FUJIIDAIMARU: https://www.fujiidaimaru.co.jp/

    GR8: https://gr8.jp/

    KICKSLAB: http://store.kickslab.com/

    LITTLE UNION TOKYO: http://littleunion-tyo.com/

    mitasneakers: http://www.mita-sneakers.co.jp/

    monkey time: https://store.united-arrows.co.jp/shop/mt/

    Styles: http://www.styles-tokyo.jp/

    The Heartbreakers: https://bedwintokyo.com/

    Undefeated Tokyo・Osaka・Shibuya: http://undefeated.jp/

    UNITED ARROWS & SONS: https://store.united-arrows.co.jp/shop/uasons/

    UPTOWN Deluxe: http://uptown-deluxe.com/

     

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    ■Information

    “Chikyujin Shometsu Kara no Choudasshutsu” (Escape From Earthling Annihilation)

    City List

    Tokyo (Ajito of SCRAP, Shimokitazawa Building): August 30, 2018 – December 31, 2018

    Kanagawa (Ajito of SCRAP Yokohama): September 6, 2018 – December 31, 2018

    Miyagi (Ajito of SCRAP Sendai): September 7, 2018 – December 31, 2018

    Aichi (Nazo Complex Nagoya): September 10, 2018 – December 31, 2018

    Fukuoka (Ajito of SCRAP Tenjin, Fukuoka): September 12, 2018 – December 31, 2018

    Osaka (Ajito of SCRAP, Osaka Nazo Building): September 12, 2018 – December 31, 2018

    Okayama (Ajito of SCRAP Okayama): September 14, 2018 – December 31, 2018

    Hokkaido (Ajito of SCRAP Sapporo): September 14, 2018 – December 31, 2018

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    Ticket Prices

    Advance Tickets: ¥2,400

    Advance Tickets With Super Sacoche Bag: ¥3,900

    Same-Day Tickets: ¥2,900

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    *Sacoche bags available with advance tickets only.

    *You need to be connected to the internet to participate in this event such as via a smartphone or tablet (excluding feature phones). Any charges are the participant’s responsibility.

    Event Page (Japanese): http://realdgame.jp/dragonballsuper/

     

    Wish Campaign

    Application Date: 1st Round – August 30, 2018 to October 18, 2018 (*2nd round TBA)

    Announcements: November 1, 2018

    Application Conditions: Must be participating in Chikyujin Shometsu Kara no Choudasshutsu.

    Present: Wish granted (1 person)

     

    How to Apply

    Step 1: Participate in the event.

    Step 2: Have your photo taken while participating.

    Step 3: Post your wish along with your photo and the hashtag #ドラゴンボール超脱出.

    Step 4: Show that you have posted it to a member of staff.

    Step 5: Fill in an application form.

    Step 6: Write your wish on the application form and deposit it into the box.

    *Only 1 person will be selected each round.

    *A limit of ¥100,000 will be granted to fulfil the wish.

     

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