Asics Onitsuka Tiger

Uma Thurman rocking the Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Tai Chi in Kill Bill

The Onitsuka Tiger by Asics was originally a running shoe until it was adopted by many as a casual shoe.  Most memorably, it was worn by Uma Thurman in Kill Bill (pictured above) in several different colorways.

Most of the Onitsuka Tiger models are vegan:

Ultimate 81
Ultimate Tiger
Saiko MT
Gel Lyte III
Procourt Nextide

A few releases of the following models are vegan:

Mexico 66
Fencing LA
Mexico Tigress

The Mexico 66 Tai Chi is the yellow model worn by Uma in the sword fight scene, while the white and blue stripe one is the 60th Anniversary edition (not vegan, unfortunately).  There are way too many online vendors selling all sorts of colorways, so I won’t even bother linking to any of them.  Just google it, I’m sure you’ll find something that suits you.

Ultimate 81 available at Zappos in Leaf Green/White

3 thoughts on “Asics Onitsuka Tiger”

  1. It says that the bride (Uma) in Kill Bill is wearing the Mexico 66 model – if you look carefully you will see that it is not actually the Mexico 66 but the Tai-Chi model. Just to clear an old mistake up.

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