Adler Yamatokyo Review

A Boot for Battle Something that is not really seen in the market these days is a synthetic boot that is classically styled. Even rarer is a handmade example of such a boot. It almost seems contradictory, a classic style synthetic boot. But Adler had a challenge to fulfill, make a boot that is durable […]

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Adler Jarumakan Review

The standard model sets a standard While Adler has gone to great lengths to refreshen and rebuild their entire lineup, that does not mean they have completely forgotten their past. The Jarumakan, which is seen by the brand as their standard model, is somewhat reminiscent of their previous Toledo model. It is an interesting juxtaposition […]

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Football Boots: How to Choose Your Next Pair Review

A Boot reviewer does a book review Thanks to Footballboots.co.uk for providing a copy of the book Two common things I get asked about is which boots should someone choose and about the sizing. There has been a lot of temptation to make an exhaustive guide about a lot of the boots on the market, […]

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Adler Horenso Review

A lightweight leather Champion Continuing with the relaunch of the brand, Adler have designed their own take of a lightweight leather boot, the Horenso. With a design that looks sleek and still classic at the same time, Adler have sought to bridge the gap between how a classic boot looks and how it performs and […]

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Adler Yatagarashu Review

A handcrafted dream Many thinks to Adler, who provided the boots for review With the relaunch of the brand, Adler is leaning heavier on its handcrafted platform. The brand is showing that every detail matters while being tech-packed does not always mean good. Unlike other classically styled boots however, this does not mean that there […]

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Puma Paramexico Review

A Classic that Perfoms Massive Thanks to KicksClassico for sorting me out with this pair. Please follow him on Instagram! While a classic design, the Puma Paramexico still remains in demand in Japan. This can be seen by the fact that Puma Japan still offers three different models at three different price points of the […]

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Umbro Accerator Pro Review

An Allrounder’s Boot One of the lesser well-known boots of the international boot industry are the boots that Umbro Japan produces exclusively for the Japanese market. Umbro in Japan is actually licensed by a company called Descente so therefore the have freedom over what is created for the Japanese market. Because of this fact, Japan […]

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Adidas Copa 20+ Review

A laceless classic While adidas has been using the laceless concept for since 2016, it was not until 2019 that we saw the first attempt at a laceless leather boot. In truth, it seemed like it was something that always had the potential to happen but successfully pulling it off would require some work. While […]

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Tokyo Football Grip Socks Air Review

The go to option Since the release of last year’s original Tokyo Football grip socks, they have seen a steady rise in popularity. While it would be enough for most brands, especially newer ones, to settle with what they have for the time being, Tokyo Football (TF) have instead sought to make improvements to their […]

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ASICS DS Light Acros Pro Review

Two steps forward, One step back Over the past year, ASICS has looked to create their own version of elite series models with the launch of the with the launch of their Pro model series. This started with the X Fly Pro, which was a complete overhaul of the X Fly series and offered some […]

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