The Japanese take sneaker culture to a whole new level, especially in Tokyo. Manami Okazaki celebrates the Japanese culture of sneaker obsession through fantastic photography of Tokyo sneaker-related scenes and interviews with famous international artists. Original photographs from sneaker and skate parties, plus images of Japanese shops featuring sneakers on sushi conveyor belts, swimming pools filled with bananas, and sneaker art, demonstrate just how rabid this subculture is. Kicks Japan reveals Japanese sneaker culture in all of its colorful and sexy glory.
Paperback. 176 pages.