Closer Look: Footpatrol X ASICS Anime-inspired GEL-Saga
London’s Footpatrol have again linked up with ASICS, this time revisiting the cult anime TV series, Mobile Suit Gundam.
Originally inspired by the Gelgoog mecha suit, 1991's GEL-Saga channelled a futuristic colourway to portray the Gundam universe, and it looks like the 2018 colab will follow a similar design trajectory.
The new model embraces a metallic paint job across the side panels, subtle tonal uppers, a clean white hit to the midsole with understated grey outsoles. The colour scheme allows the metallic blue to do most of the design’s heavy lifting.
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Head down to our London store to get an in-person look at our latest project with @ASICSTIGER. Together we’ve worked with UK-based manufacturing workshop @studiofortythree to produce a life-size replica of our #GELSAGA Mecha robot! Don’t forget to tag us in your pictures with the robot! #Footpatrol #TEAMFP #ASICSTIGER
Footpatrol will launch the sneaker at their London and Paris outfits on July 28, gifting the first 25 customers an exclusive package. A worldwide drop will follow on August 11.