Fila’s latest collection is taking a sci-fi turn, thanks to a collaboration with Toei Animation and FUnimation. The athletic brand is releasing a limited-edition collection inspired by Japanese anime cartoon “Dragon Ball Z.”
The line contains seven styles inspired by various “Dragon Ball” characters, which originally debuted at New York Comic Con this fall. Each style includes “Dragon Ball” logo accents on their tongues, heels and sock liners as well. All pairs, in both men’s and kids’ sizes, will be available at Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports and Footaction on Dec. 21.
The Fila Renno x Dragon Ball Goku lineup is directly inspired by the show’s protagonist, Goku. Featuring a bright orange, yellow and blue colorway, the retro-inspired style includes suede and mesh uppers with an angular textured sole.
The Super Goku Black colorway of the Renno sneakers, inspired by antagonist Goku Black, includes black, gray and red uppers. The mesh and suede style includes hints of pink and green as well, in a direct reference to the character’s own accessories.
The third iteration of the Renno style includes white, blue and tan uppers inspired by the “Dragon Ball” warrior Veneta. The pair is complete with exaggerated soles and cushioned insoles.
The collection’s final Renno version includes bright orange and yellow uppers, similar to the show’s mystical dragon, Shenron. Much like other Renno styles in the collection, the pair features exaggerated textured outsoles, cushioned soles and a lace-up silhouette. However, it’s the only one that’s just available in men’s sizing.
Fila’s Original Fitness style, featuring low-top leather and synthetic uppers, is given a villainous treatment with a colorway inspired by antagonist Frieza. The style features a yellow, gold and purple colorway, as well as cushioned insoles and rubber outsoles.
Inspired by cat-like antagonist Beerus, Fila’s second Original Fitness style in this collection features purple suede and leather uppers with metallic gold laces. The low-top pair is complete with versatile white rubber outsoles.
Fila’s F-13 sneaker is given slick blue and dark gray uppers, inspired by the character Trunks. The high-top style includes a cushioned footbed and velcro strap for added support and comfort, plus bold red laces for a bright finish.
You can currently shop the Dragon Ball x Fila collection on FootLocker.com.