Official Gundam Sneakers Released

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Gundam has a long history of inspiring sneakers and sneaker colourways, but these new shoes from Chinese company 361 Degrees are the result of an official collaboration.

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Here’s the complete lineup, with prices around the USD$60-70 mark. There are six shoes shown here but there are actually only four models, with some of them simply available in different colour schemes.

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There are also collector’s editions available, which come with this incredible box/crate:

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And also some apparel:

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This stuff is all available now and isn’t bad for a company I’d literally never heard of until today. I think I’ll still take the classic Air Max 98 “Gundam” over any of them though.

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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.

DISCUSSION

The question is this: will the Red Comet shoes improve my running speed by any factors?