Chun-Li Inspired Street Fighter Shoes to be Released by Onitsuka Tiger

23.May.2019 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION

Onitsuka Tiger will release its new Street Fighter inspired trainers―made as part of its MEXICO 66 SD line―on July 27. To promote the trainers, manga author Masakazu Katsura designed an original Chun-Li key visual for the release.

As well as Katsura’s illustration, 10 other artists have also contributed their own original Chun-Li drawings, including Hikaru Chō. For a limited-time only while the shoes are available, these illustrations can be seen by heading into select branches of Onitsuka Tiger listed below.

MEXICO 66 SD: ¥18,000 Each (Before Tax)

The shoes come with a card bearing a unique product code which can be used in-game to give Chun-Li an original Onitsuka Tiger outfit as well as the MEXICO 66 SD shoes themselves.

 

Chun-Li aren’t going to want to miss out on this exclusive opportunity.

 

©Masakazu Katsura / Shueisha

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