Mizuno Morelia DNA Japan Review

A new champion The Mizuno Morelia II Japan is one of the Japanese brand’s mostly popular boots and continues to pop up on pitches all across the country and the world. In the past decade though, the Morelia Neo series has run closely behind and become the main choice for Mizuno veterans and newbies alike. […]

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Mizuno Morelia Wave Review

Vying for my affection The Mizuno Morelia Wave was a boot that never really caught my attention when it was available as a regular retail model. There were many people who praised the boot and would only wear the Morelia Wave. Even pros who did not wear the Morelia Wave often used a mixed version […]

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Mizuno Morelia Wave Tech Breakdown

The Rebuild Project produces excellence once again The original Mizuno Morelia was released all the way back in 2003 to offer something to players who wanted a soft kangaroo leather upper but with more support and a grippier soleplate. Mizuno took its popular Wave technology and squeezed it into a football boot which as a […]

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Mizuno Morelia UL review

An incredible boot – with one noticeable flaw The Morelia Ultralight is another boot that I have quite a long history with. The white colourway, which was originally released in 2008, was the second ever pair of Mizuno boots I bought, and I had them for years. I bought a second pair after they were […]

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Mizuno ZeroGlide Laces Review

Mizuno fixes its flaws Even though year after year the love for Mizuno has been spreading and the brand has become more popular among boot nerds, there has been a consistent issue that people had with their boots. This being, the laces. Mizuno have quite often used thicker, cotton-feeling laces on some of its most […]

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Washable Kangaroo Leather and Scotch Gard Leather

Mizuno’s Present versus Past What leather is treated with and its advantages that it has over other leather boots is not something that is talked about much with other brands. Sure, Nike talks about ACC and adidas has much to say about its FusionSkin but outside of what they are, there isn’t much said about […]

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Mizuno Morelia UL Tech Breakdown

A beloved model makes its return All photos credit: SoccerShopKamo The original Morelia UL released back in 2000 and underwent one model change in 2005 before the series was finally axed in 2015. It was one of the lightest leather boots around, coming in at 200 grams. Even several years after it was discontinued, it […]

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Mizuno Monarcida Neo 2 Series Tech Breakdown

Mizuno updates one of its most popular series All Photos Credit: Kemari87/Kishispo In the wider world, the Monarcida series has never really been available, much less have an impact. Inside of Japan however, the Monarcida series is one of the reasons the Runbird dominates the market. Every new release in this launch ensures that there […]

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Mizuno Rebula Cup Japan Review

Mizuno’s DNA produces brilliance once again A few eyebrows were raised when Mizuno launched the Rebula Cup. It wasn’t named with a number like the other boots in the series (Rebula 2, etc.) and the design was quite different, with the internal foam cage replaced by a more external sponge padding to help with the […]

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Mizuno Morelia Neo 3 Beta Japan Review

Among the Elite When Mizuno launched the original Morelia Neo 2 Beta it marked the start of a new approach from Mizuno that would push them to compete more in the speed boot race. While the Morelia Neo 2 was a speed boot by all accounts, it never had the tech that other boots in […]

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