Onitsuka is one of the leading Asian sneaker brands today, and they have cemented their status in the shoe industry for more than seven decades. You may know the sneaker brands Asics, but before it became Asics, it was first Onitsuka Co., which was the name of its founder, Kihachiro Onitsuka.
The visionary started this basketball shoe manufacturing business in Kobe, his hometown. In 1977, it was rebranded into Asics. However, a vintage line of the shoes is still sold under the name Onitsuka Tiger. The brand is known for recreating vintage and classic styles from the 1960s to 1980s.