Tenkaippin, or Ten’ichi as followers name it, is a ramen restaurant chain in Japan. Ten’ichi has over 230 places throughout the nation, in addition to one in Hawaii. And now, it additionally has collab sneakers.
We’ve seen collabs with Dragon Ball, Gundam, and Animal Crossing. Those sorts of collabs appear typical! I imagine that is the primary one I’ve seen with a noodle restaurant.
French sporting tools model Le Coq Sportif has joined forces with Japanese ramen Tenkaippin chain to make these formally branded sneakers.
The sneaker mark the fiftieth anniversary of the primary Ten’ichi, which was based as a ramen stall by Tsutomu Kimura close to the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto in 1971. Kimura opened his first bricks-and-mortar Ten’ichi restaurant in August 1975 after which established the ramen restaurant chain in 1981. It’s develop into certainly one of Japan’s extra ubiquitous noodle chains—a lot in order that it now has its personal restricted version footwear.
These sneakers, Le Coq Sportif’s LCS R mannequin, had been designed with the restaurant’s ramen in thoughts. For instance, the beige shade echoes Ten’ichi well-known, thick soup broth. The inexperienced represents inexperienced onions, whereas the laces are speculated to appear to be ramen noodles and the purple accents signify ramen bowls. While I’m undecided if I truly just like the footwear or not, that’s fairly cool that the completely different colours signify completely different components of a bowl of ramen.
What’s extra, Le Coq Sportif’s brand is a roaster and on the again heel tab it’s depicted a hen bones, making an additional nod to ramen hen bone broth.
The footwear additionally are available a particular field, and to be trustworthy, for a strolling Ten’ichi commercial, it’s a must to admire all of the thought that went into these footwear.
Priced at 14,300 yen ($126), the sneakers will go on sale November 10.