The wait is finally over! The Dragon Ball Z x adidas Collection has arrived beginning with the release of the adidas ZX 500 RM “Son Goku” and the adidas Yung-1 “Frieza” set to drop tomorrow. Ahead of the long-anticipated release, BAIT gives us a look at the entire collection (toys not included, ha!)
According to adidas, three of the most iconic battles in the DBZ era are re-imagined (Frieza Saga, Cell Saga Majin & Buu Saga) in sneaker form, and will feature seven silhouettes from the adidas line to represent the characteristics of the heroes and villains in the anime.
Following the adidas ZX 500 RM “Son Goku” and the adidas Yung-1 “Frieza” releases, Son Gohan and Cell are represented in sneaker form as Deerupt and Prophere. The final battle in the project has the Ultra Tech and Kamanda silhouettes representing Vegeta and Majin Buu. Lastly, the collaboration will be finished with the appearance of Shenron the Dragon, which is re-imagined as the EQT Support Mid ADV PK.
Each release will include two silhouettes (one hero and one villain), dropping monthly from September to December. The shoes will be presented in special collaborative packaging featuring an individual Dragon Ball detail, each box coming together to create a singular back cover design – a homage to the tapestry-like images found on the spines of the original Dragon Ball magazines.
Release Date: September through December
adidas ZX 500 RM (Goku, September)
adidas Yung 1 (Frieza, September)
adidas Deerupt (Son Gohan, October)
adidas Prophere (Cell, October)
adidas Ultra Tech (Vegeta, November)
adidas Kamanda (Majin Buu, November)
adidas EQT Support Mid ADV Primeknit (Shenron, December)