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Behold, Chun-Li Themed Sneakers

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Japanese shoe brand Onitsuka Tiger is releasing two pairs of Chun-Li inspired sneakers. Both are based on Onitsuka’s iconic Mexico 66 SD with Chun-Li themed color patterns and dragon designs.

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The Tiger and Street Fighter logos are emblazoned on the heel flap.

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The sneakers come with a download code for players to dress Chun-Li in Onitsuka themed kicks and gear.

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According to Capcom, the sneakers are limited to 5,000 pairs worldwide and are priced at 18,000 yen ($161) per pair.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

These look great IRL and in game. This is how you do a shoe crossover promotion...unlike this SEGA...

...If these were Sonic shoes were seen in real life, everyone would have the right to enact the “WHAT ARE THOSE!?!?” meme. Seriously though, how hard is it to make a red shoe with a freaking white stripe?