Onitsuka Tiger

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The history of Onitsuka Tiger™ shoes began with the establishment of Onitsuka Co. Ltd. in 1949. Based on the philosophy of bringing up sound youth through sports, the company has maintained the tradition of specializing in the manufacturing of sports shoes and clothing using original ideas and applying epoch-making techniques.

As the Japanese people recovered from the second world war and began to appreciate the benefits of sports, Onitsuka Tiger™ shoes were on their feet. The first basketball shoes in Japan had a tiger face design on the arch of the foot and this became Onitsuka's trademark. In the 1960's, Onitsuka Tiger™ shoes were worn not only by the Japanese, but also by top foreign athletes.

In 2001, ASICS America Corporation quietly resurrected the Onitsuka Tiger™ brand with original models of Onitsuka shoes and Onitsuka clothing updated in today's flavorful colors. Over the past few years, the Onitsuka Tiger™ brand has been enjoying a growing number of new, dedicated shoe followers along with a steady desire for Onitsuka clothing and Onitsuka bags, realized today on Zappos.com. Through sometimes secretive grassroots marketing efforts, ASICS® has been able to spread this word about this authentic comeback for Onitsuka Tiger™.

Now that the secret is out... Onitsuka Tiger™ is a growing and highly sought after brand with its ever-growing lineup of Onitsuka Tiger™ shoes, Onitsuka Tiger™ clothing and Onitsuka Tiger™ bags. There are more Onitsuka Tiger™ mens´s and Onitsuka Tiger™ women´s models just sitting in the ASICS® vault waiting to be re-released. The future is what this retro brand has to look forward to. Because ASICS® knows that there are people out there who don't need to run fast...they just want to look good.

Onitsuka Tiger: Selected For You

Onitsuka Tiger

Ultimate 81®

$89.95

Onitsuka Tiger

Ultimate 81®

$89.95

Onitsuka Tiger

Ultimate 81®

$89.95

Onitsuka Tiger

New York

$84.95

Onitsuka Tiger

Ultimate 81®

$89.95

Onitsuka Tiger

Ultimate 81®

$79.95MSRP: $89.95

Onitsuka Tiger

New York

$84.95

Onitsuka Tiger

DD Trainer

$99.95

Onitsuka Tiger

New York

$84.95

Onitsuka Tiger

Ultimate 81®

$80.00MSRP: $89.95

Onitsuka Tiger

New York

$79.95MSRP: $84.95

Onitsuka Tiger

DD Trainer

$99.95

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Latest Onitsuka Tiger Reviews

Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

This is my second pair of this exact shoe. It is great casual, but I can also wear it to the office as it is mostly black and goes with everything. Support is minimal, but it is minimalist shoe so that is unsurprising.

on May 20, 2022

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Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

This is a fun fashion sneaker! I got a half size up and there’s just enough wiggle room to wear a slightly thicker pair of socks if it gets cold. I don’t think they’re comfortable enough to spend all day walking around in them sightseeing, but they’re perfect for running errands and such. They feel lightweight and sleek.

from Seattle on May 19, 2022

Ultimate 81®

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars out of 5
  • Style 2Rated 2 stars out of 5

Not the same! These were my favorite shoes for years. Was excited they finally had them back in stock. But they fit totally different and are way cheaper. Very narrow toward the toes and very cheap, light material. Same price, of course. I'm sending back. Very disappointing.

on May 14, 2022

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FB Trainer

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

These are the new favorites of (the 8 pair) Onitsuka Tigers that m husband owns. Very classy looking shoe. I will purchase a second pair in the same color for later date when these get worn.

from OC CA on May 10, 2022

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Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

I love this tennis shoe. I wear a women's 9 1/2, I got a men's 8 and rhe fit is perfect. Nice red, white and blue look. Comfy and vegan. Awesome.

on May 07, 2022

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Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I wear a 9.5 ladies and ordered a men's 8. Perfect fit. Love these shoes.

on May 06, 2022

DD Trainer

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars out of 5

The length of these is fine, but they are EXTREMELY narrow. Not sure what's going on with the other reviews saying these are true to size, but they are maybe about a full inch narrower than any other shoe I have of the same size. The picture is showing the width of these shoes versus that of Xero Shoes' Prio. I like how they look, but they're very uncomfortable.

on May 04, 2022

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Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

These run a little large. had to size down. I love them though. Very little support. They wear like slippers for outside.

on May 04, 2022

Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Well, these are Onitsukas so you know they are good. Love the look of the midnight blue with red stripes. Looks great with jeans and shorts! I haven't purchased Tigers in probably 20 years and wow, I'd forgotten how much I love these sneakers.

from Austin on April 28, 2022

Ultimate 81®

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Looked great, but was at least a half size smaller and quite narrow.

on April 28, 2022

DD Trainer

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Strait Fresh

on April 27, 2022

Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Good quality and fit well

on April 22, 2022

DD Trainer

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

This shoes feel cheap and look cheap. I've always liked Tiger's because they are comfortable and have a good style. I have four other pair. Even the tongue of the shoe was cheap. The insole, oh man, no arch support, no support in general -- feels like you're walking on cardboard. DO NOT BUY unless you like wasting your money.

from Raleigh on April 13, 2022

FB Trainer

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Perfect fit to my normal size 10. Lightweight, stylish, with soft pebble-grain leather. Hard to find such quality and fit in tennis shoes these days.

on April 02, 2022

Ultimate 81®

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Great color

from Dublin, Ca on March 31, 2022

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FB Trainer

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Perfect style and fit. What a relief to find a quality quality leather sneaker that fits true to my size 10 - no need to order 1/2 up. Only reason for exchanging was me mistakingly thinking it was gray on white. The gray on "metropolis" gray didn't quite work for me.

on March 31, 2022

Machu Racer™

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

From the minute I put these on the fit/feel was awesome.I have bunions but these felt almost like wearing my slippers. A plus, with my size of feet, these actually make my feet look smaller;-). They don’t have much of a cushioned sole, but I always have my Brooks for when I do a lot of walking. Will be a fun runaround shoe though and cute to boot!

on March 30, 2022

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Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Love these shoes. I wear them all the time, still holding up great. Super comfortable for a casual shoe. This is my second pair- the first Ultimate 81's I got in Japan- kinda hard to find here, Zappos is frequently out-of-stock in the cool red.

from Austin, Tx on March 24, 2022

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Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I love these, they are soo comfortable. There’s really no tread, the bottoms are smooth so they are not for outdoor adventures but I wear them anytime other than that; going to town, etc.

from Oregon on March 23, 2022

Alvarado

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Narrow overall, hoping they break in because right now they make my toes numb but I love the way they look.

from Philadelphia on March 22, 2022

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Ultimate 81®

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars out of 5
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars out of 5

I normally wear a size 7.5 in athletic shoes, but the 7.5 was too long, so returned for a size 7 and these fit just right. I have a narrow foot and these shoes fit my narrow foot very well. I am not sure these shoes will be comfortable for avid walkers, but great for everyday wear.

from Lincoln, NE on March 17, 2022

Machu Racer™

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Love these! Fun color, good fit, and easy to wear, no break in period.

on March 17, 2022

Ultimate 81®

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

I love the style and support is great.

on March 16, 2022

Machu Racer™

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

Perfect ?

on March 12, 2022

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DD Trainer

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars out of 5
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars out of 5

These Tigers fit well for wide feet! I am mens US size 12 4E and they’re very comfortable.

on March 10, 2022

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