Based on a model developed in 1981, the styling of the upper is simple. It used to be an ideal jogging shoe thanks to the cushioning of its EVA heel wedge and functional heeringbone designoutsole.In 1949, Mr. Kihachiro Onitsuka founded Onitsuka Tiger, the forerunner of ASICS today. Mr. Onitsuka passionately believed that sport not only reinforced the physical health, it also taught young people to observe rules, discipline and manners. Since Onitsuka Tiger began back in 1949, it has gone on to become an iconic, global 'sports-fashion' brand with a unique Japanese sports heritage.Today Onitsuka Tiger represents the forward-looking face of modern, metropolitan Japan. Fast Delivery ORDER BY 4PM FOR NEXT DAY DELIVERY within the UK Mainland +44(0)871 423 2020. Pro-Direct Select offers competitive rates on worldwide delivery to bring you the latest products from the biggest brands. Please select your destination from the list below to see delivery options and costs. Read More