Evangelion Sneakers Are Surprisingly Tasteful

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There’s an official Evangelion x New Balance line of sneakers coming out in Japan and China this weekend.

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There’ll be four colours available, each in a very subtle scheme, while they’ll also come in nice padded zip-up boxes that feature Evangelion imagery.

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They’ll go on sale for around USD$100. More pics at Hypebeast.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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