naruto Fan and professional basketball player Zion Williamson collaborates with Nike’s Jordan brand to produce a line of footwear and apparel based on naruto characters. Jordan Brand unveiled the look of the naruto x Jordan Zion Collection on April 26, 2022. The collection itself debuts on the Nike website and at select retailers on May 11, 2022. [Thanks, Modern Notoriety!]
The key articles of the naruto x Jordan Zion Collection are the Zion 1 shoes. The shoes are available in three colorways, with a fourth promotional shoe model available in a single colorway. Each pair of shoes with a planned release is priced at 130 USD.
The “Kyuubi” colorway is inspired by Naruto’s Nine-Tailed Sage Mode form. Clad in orange and yellow, Naruto uses this mode to harness the ultimate power of the Tailed Beast living within him. It is released on May 11, 2022.
The “Madara Six Paths” colorway uses an asymmetrical black and white pattern and a Rinne Sharingan pattern on the tongues to evoke Madara Uchiha’s Six Paths form design. It is released on May 18, 2022.
There is also a “Nine Tails” colorway for the naruto x Jordan Zion 1, inspired by the visual effect used to represent the chakra of Kurama, the Nine-Tailed Beast living inside Naruto. It is released on May 18, 2022.
Finally, a promotional shoe based on the Jordan Air 200E features the “Jonin” design. Named after the highest rank attainable by a ninja, the Jonin shoe is based on the visuals of narutoexperienced ninja characters and features the Konoha Village logo on the heel. It has no planned release.
Besides the naruto x Jordan Zion 1, the collection also offers clothing. These include a tracksuit inspired by Naruto’s outfit in Naruto Shippuden, and a long-sleeved t-shirt inspired by his Nine-Tails Chakra form. Other items use combinations of the line’s logos and naruto character art too. Clothing items will be released on May 11, 2022.
the naruto x Jordan Zion collection will launch on May 11, 2022 and May 18, 2022. The naruto TV series can be viewed on streaming services like Crunchyroll and Netflix. The manga is published in English by Viz Media. Zion Williamson plays for the Neo Orleans Pelicans NBA team.