These amazing canvas style snickers are produced by Tokyo-based shoe company Ubiq, they are available through fashion label “Super Groupies”. Super Groupies offer items with subtle nods to their source material that hard-core fans will automatically notice.
The Mega Man sneakers (Rockman in Japan) come completely covered with the artwork of the titular robot, done in the overtly simple yet childhood inspiring pixel style from his glory days of the NES.
You’ll also find large illustrations of the E-tanks that replenish Mega Man’s life energy cover up most of the tongue.
The sneaker covered in images of Mega Man doing his iconic moves from the 8-bit game like running, jumping, and shooting.
The shoes come laced with “bold” blue laces that are a color match to the character’s costume.
Preorders for the 9,800-yen (US $83) sneakers can be placed between now and March 15 on the Super Groupies website. Delivery is scheduled for late June.