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History Shoes Wear Equipment

Jisaburo Teranishi Starts Selling HAND-COMBED NETS FOR HAMMOCKS

Kihachiro Onitsuka Reorganizes Onitsuka Shokai and Founds Onitsuka Co., Ltd.

Mitsuji Teranishi is Appointed Representative Director of Teranishi Genzo Trading Company

FIRST BASKETBALL SHOES are Released

OK BASKETBALL SHOES are Released

Kazuma Usui Founds Usui Meriyasu Works

FIRST VOLLEYBALL SHOES are Released

The first Tennis Shoes are released.

Tiger Rubber Factory, Onitsuka's In-house Factory, is Founded

SUCTION-CUP BASKETBALL SHOES are Released

First MARATHON TABI are Released

TIGER MARK DANCE SHOES are Released

Volleyball Shoes with 12 Special Features are Released

NYLON AFTER SKI BOOTS are Released

HIMARAYAN NYLON CLIMBING SHOES are Released

NYLON BASKETBALL SHOES are Released

FIRST GOLF SHOES are Released

GYMNASTICS SHOES are Released

FIRST WRESTLING SHOES are Released

TIGER MARK SHINAI SHOES are Released

HIMARAYAN RUBBER SKI BOOTS are Released

Tiger Rubber Factory is Reorganized into Onitsuka Co., Ltd.

TIGER WINNING TENNIS SHOES are Released

NYLON TIGER AFTER BOOTS (LADIES) are Released

AFTER RUNNER SHOES are Released

SPRING UP SHOES are Released

Teranishi Genzo Trading Company Completes Head Office

FIRST SQUARE MESH NETTING MACHINE for Sports is Completed

HIMALAYAN TIGER NYLON CLIMBING BOOTS are Released

SUPER MARUP Marathon Shoes are Released

SUPER HIMALAYAN NYLON CLIMBING BOOTS are Released

Tennis Shoes, Gold Tiger are released

The delegation shoes for the Rome Olympic Games

GT Mountaineering Equipment is Released

MAGIC RUNNER Marathon Shoes are Released

HIMALAYAN TIGER VINYL SKI SHOES are Released

Usui Textile Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is Established

FIRST SOCCER SHOES are Released

HIMALAYAN LONFUR BOOTS (LADIES) are Released

Name Changes to GT Co., Ltd.

GOOD SHOT MARK NYLON GOLF SHOES are Released

HIMALAYAN MARK NYLON LIGHT CLIMBING BOOTS (LIGHT HIMALAYAN) are Released

PASSING (SOFT TENNIS SHOES A) are Released.

Listed on Second Section of Osaka Securities Exchange

FIXED-PIN TRACK AND FIELD SPIKE SHOES are Released

ROTATION 6 Volleyball Shoes are Released

GYMNASTICS SHOES “B STYLE” are Released

LEATHER/NYLON WRESTING SHOES are Released

Brand Logos are Unified

Polar Shoes are Provided to the JARE

HIMALAYAN LIGHT, HIMALAYAN PEAK, HIMALAYAN-A, and HIMALAYAN-SP are Released

WRESTLING SHOES KAWA AA and NYLON AA are Released

TIGER SKI BOOTS SP are Released

BASKETBALL SHOES DX are Released

MARUP CLARINO Artificial Leather Marathon Shoes are Released

RUNSPARK DS-SP Track and Field Spike Shoes are Released

GOLF SHOES KAWA A are Released

SOCCER SHOES KAWA A and KAWA AA are Released

Usui Textile Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Completes Head Office

LEATHER/SEAL COMBINATION AFTER BOOTS are Released

MARUP NYLON (Nylon Marathon Shoes) are Released

GYMNASTICS SHOES KAWA AA are Released

LIMBER KAWA BK are Released

ROTATION DX are Released

Name Changes to GT Young Co., Ltd.

American Sales Agent (later, Nike) Starts Selling ONITSUKA TIGER

HUBER PANTS Manufacturing Begins

Ni-Tai Exercise Co., Ltd. is Established

Tottori Onitsuka Co., Ltd. is Established

Name Changes to Jelenk Co., Ltd.

CORTEZ is Released in the US

HIMALAYAN RINKAN L/S are Released

RUNSPARK DS-SK are Released

RUNSPARK ALL-SEASON is Released

Technical tie-up with French Company Moncler

GYMNASTICS COMPETITION USE NUNO-LA are Released

ONITSUKA ZIEL-STOP are Released

Clover Group is Formed and Three Companies are Set for Merger

SEED Tennis Shoes are Released

ROTATION 72 Volleyball Shoes are Released

Listed on Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange

GOOD SHOT KAWA-BA Golf Shoes are Released

US Office Opens

INJECTOR 103 Soccer Shoes are Released

Clover Group's First Joint Office Opens in Sapporo

ONICK 404 Ski Boots are Released

GTO Baseball Uniform is Released

OBORI are Released

Fukuoka Office Opens

US Office is Relocated

Clover Group Opens Sendai Office

Jelenk Establishes USA and Philippines Subsidiaries

GEHRIG Baseball Spike Shoes are Released

Listed on Second Section of Nagoya Stock Exchange

LAYUP NL Basketball Shoes are Released

BOMBER 55 Soccer Shoes are Released

Specification Changes to First Section of Stock Exchange

Clover Group Opens Fukuoka Office

LAWNSHIP 30 Tennis Shoes are Released

PAW Track and Field Sportswear are Released

Name Changes to GTO Co., Ltd., and Head Office is Relocated

TIGER PAW DS-5700 are Released

Listed on Second Section of Osaka Securities Exchange

Tie-up with JEAN-CLAUDE KILLY Skiwear

Onitsuka Tiger GmbH is Established

Tokyo Branch is Completed

LAWNSHIP RJ-0 Tennis Shoes are Released

FUB Basketball Sportswear is Released

TARAS BOULBA Outdoor Brand is Released

LIMBERMONT are Released

Sports Taping Products are Released in a Tie-up with Sony

RAWLINGS Baseball Uniform is Released

TIGERCOMPETITION are Released

GYMNASTICS SHOES EX are Released

CHAPE Soccer Wear is Released

ASICS Mobus GmbH is Established

ASICS Corporation is Born

The Corporate Slogan is Established

PROLOOK Jogging Wear and shoes are Released

An Automatic Grating and Marking System is Adopted

CALIFORNIA is Released

ROTE LEORD and ROTE SET POINT are Released

ROTE Volleyball Wear is Released

AMBA Skiwear is Released

FRANK SHORTER Wear is Released

Sales Start in the Republic of South Africa

Latin America Office Opens

RECORDER Sportswear is Released

RAWLINGS Baseball Equipment is Released

ATOMIC Skis are Released

Stretch Twill (Semi-knit) Baseball Practice Uniform is Released

LAWNSHIP Tennis Wear is Released

EMPEROR Golf Wear is Released

DIANA Swimwear is Released

CHAPE TX-I Soccer Shoes are Released

SAVAS Sports Supplement is Released

DACHSTEIN Ski Boots are Released

TIGER PAW HJ-81 are Released

PETER STEINEBRONN Skiwear is Released

Rugby Shoes, Tiger Rag series are released

ASICS Tiger Corporation is Established

Listed on Luxembourg Stock Exchange

SKYSENSOR Lightweight Jogging Shoes are Released

TONEY PENNA Golf Clubs are Released

MARATHON SORTIE are Released

WRESTLING MS-81 are Released

REVINNER Gymnastics Wear is Released

SKYHAND Handball Wear is Released

Basketball Shoes, Fabre Super Light are released

Listed on Singapore Exchange

LIMBER UP ASIAN are Released

RAWLINGS EASY ORDER UNIFORM is Released

GYMNASTICS SHOES FP are Released

LAWNSHIP PRESTIGE Tennis Shoes are Released

ATTACK Table Tennis Wear is Released

RAGAR Rugby Wear is Released

CHEERLEADER WEAR is Released

NUOVA DIANA Swimwear is Released

LAWNSHIP PASSING Tennis Shoes are Released

JANERIVER Outdoor Wear is Released

Listed on Frankfurt and Vienna Stock Exchanges

President Onitsuka is Appointed WFSGI President

PEDALA Walking Shoes are Released

GOOD SHOT Ground Golf Equipment is Released

ASICS Brand Golf Clubs are Released

SAFETY WAVE FLOAT Wave-Dampening Pool Lane Ropes are Released

Ropes, Helmets, etc. Authorized by the Japan Tug of War Federation are Released

RAWLINGS OUTFIT is Released

EMPEROR ALL-ROUND 767 is Released

ALLTY 700 are Released

FRED WIN Sleepwear is Released

Running Shoes, TARTHER are released

Running Shoes, NEVADA are released

TARTHER GT are Released

ASICS Tiger Brazil is Established

ASICS TIGON Junior Shoes are Released

ASICS Hard-ball Tennis Racket is Released

ALPINA Ski Goggles are Released in a Sales Contract with ALPINA, West Germany

Dave Pelz FEATHER LITE Golf Clubs are Released

Premium Oiled Baseball Glove Series is Released

DANIEL HECHTER Skiwear is Released

New Head Office Building is Completed in Kobe Port Island

PEDALA WP7615 Walking Shoes are Released

JOYPUS Stationery is Released

METAL BAT WITH KNOTTED CORK INSERTS FOR RUBBER-BALL BASEBALL is Released

F2 Sailboard is Released

ASICS Rubber-ball Tennis Racket is Released

LAWNSHIP KOBE Omni Court Tennis Shoes are Released

ORDERCOMPO original Sportswear Order System is Developed

ASICS Tiger Oceania Pty. Ltd. is Established

MARATHON SORTIE UL-100 Lightweight Marathon Shoes are Released

TITANIX Golf Club is Released

OTA-STYLE JUMP ROPE Products are Released in Cooperation with the International Nawatobi Federation (INF)

Freaks α Jogging Shoes with New Material αGEL are Released

WALLAGE Walking Shoes are Released

INJECTOR PF-III are Released

TIGER PAW TASK X-1 is Released

ASICS Swimwear is Released

Vice-President Mitsuji Teranishi Dies

CI Adopted and “ Sports Technology for Active Lifestyles” is Established as the New Corporate Slogan

ASCO Tenth Anniversary Event is Held

First Hojinkan (Walker's Shop) Opens

SALUTIS Walking Shoes are Released

Triathlon Bicycle is Released

TOKO High-Performance Ski Wax is Released

WINTERSTEIGER High-Performance Ski Tuning Machine is Released

PERFECTPRO Bowling Ball is Released

FABRE Radical α-L are Released

MARATHON SORTIE α is Released

ROTE AIRRAID are Released

GONA Track and Field Wear is Released

New Brand, CELL, is Released

AMFIT Custom-made Inner Sole is Released

Listed on Paris Stock Exchange

INJECTOR OKU-II are Released

Taipei Branch is Established

Harrier α are Released

PARAFLIGHT Paraglider is Released

WRESTLING XL WRESTLING SHOES are Released

MICRO-COMPUTER JUMP ROPE is Released

Vice-President Kazuma Usui Dies

WOOLRICH Outdoor Wear is Released

KOJIRO-KUN Junior Baseball Backpack was Released

US Body Masters Training Machine is Released

SOFT HURDLES for Track and Field Education and Practice are Released

RAICHLE Ski Boots are Released

EMPEROR INTERSTATE 574 are Released

MARATHON SORTIE EX are Released

OUTSHINE Baseball Spikes are Released

Founders Club Golf Company is Established

ASICS Research Institute of Sports Science is Completed

TARTHER 195-α are Released

L.A. GEAR Casual Shoes are Released

ASICS France S.A. is Established

FOUNDERS Club Golf Equipment is Released in the Japanese and US Markets

FORCED EJECTION SYSTEM LINE MARKER is Release

ASICS Italia S.P.A. is Established

Golf clubs titan driver, TITANIX are released

TIGER PAW VR are Released

ASICS Benelux B.V. is Established

N.Y.A.C sportswear released

Sports Being is Established.

Seiji Mihara is Appointed President and Representative Director and Kihachiro Onitsuka is Appointed Chairman of the Board.

MARATHON SORTIE JAPAN are Released

INJECTOR 2002 Soccer Shoes are Released

ASICS UK Ltd. is Established

BEZA Training Wear is Released

New Promotional Mark is Released

FOUNDERS FRESH FEEL GOLF BALL is Released

GEL-KAYANO TRAINER are released

Company Name Engraved on Olympic Museum Cornerstone

Baseball Spikes with PENTACLAW FIVE CLEAT SHOES are Released

ASICS Europe B.V. is Established

Jiangsu ASICS Co., Ltd. is Established

TIGER PAW LD-JAPAN are Released

ASICS Tiger MONTREAL are Released

SANTA MONICA TRACK CLUB Sportswear is Released

WALLAGE Run-walk Series are Released

Jiangsu ASICS Co., Ltd. Begins Operation (Jiangsu ASICS)

MARATHON SORTIE WAVE II are Released

TIGER PAW SUPRA MAX SF are Released

PEDALA Air Cycle Shoes are Released

Yoshiyuki Takahashi is Appointed President

ASICS EMPEROR 837 3E are Released

TARTHER WIDE Running Shoes are Released

T3 Triathlon Shoes are Released

JUMSY Training Wear is Released

AIR BORN Mogul and Snowboard Wear is Released

CARBON HARD-BALL BASEBALL BAT is Released

BRACHIATION Ladder devised by Dr. Glenn Doman is Released

BUMDEEP Snowboard Wear is Released

WRAP SUPPORTERS are Released.

NEXT 100 MOUNTAINS, ASICS 20th Anniversary Event

CYBERZERO Track and Field Spike Shoes are Released

GELBURST are Released

SUKU2 Kids Shoes are Released

AIRWALK Casual Shoes are Released

SHAPEWALKER Walking Shoes are Released

JANUS KS Soccer Shoes are Released

KAICHO (COMFORTABLE) SERIES Supporters for Wellness Sports are Released

50th Anniversary of Founding

TARTHER SPEVA with the New SPEVA Material is Released

ONITSUKA TIGER 50th Anniversary Shoes are Re-released

ROTE CYBERZERO are Released-The Cyberzero fit system was applied to volleyball shoes

VECTRAN NON-METALLIC SAFETY NET CORD is Released

ASICS Research Institute of Sports Science Obtains ISO14001 Certification

ASICS Sports Sales Corp. is Established

TIGER PAW ORBIT Track and Field Spike Shoes are Released

G.D (GLENN DOMAN) KIDS SHOES SERIES is Released

HIGH POWER BALL for Ground Golf is Released

RAVINE GRIP Tape for Bats is Released

New Corporate Slogan "Sport: the Universal Language" is Established

MEMORIAL CORSAIR Kids Shoes are Released

Kiyomi Wada is Appointed President

Baseball Shoes with New SPIDERCLAW Eight Tooth Spikes are Released

GEL-ECO Shoes are Released

GEL-KAYANO 7 Shoes are Released

PRESTIGE LYTE OC Shoes are Released

MESCALITO Outdoor Wear is released

ECO SPORTS NET Using Recycled Polyester is Released

PARK GOLF EQUIPMENT is Released

ASICS Head Office Building Obtains ISO14001 Certification, and ARP Starts

Full-scale Development of ONITSUKA TIGER Brand Shoes

WALLAGE SOFT CUSHION HEEL Series is Released

TARTHER IGS Running Shoes are Released

Ichiro and Shinjo Replica Models are Released

ERGONOMICS Supporters are Released

TARU MONOGATARI (Barrel Story) Sports Equipment is Released

SPEESION Sports Vision Training Software is Released

TIGREOR IT are Released

Contract Signed with Guangzhou Baoxu Trading Co., Ltd.

ERGONOMICS G1 Support Tights are Released

World's First Onitsuka Tiger Store Opens in Tokyo

Easy Order System for Running Shoes Starts

Full-scale Development of ONITSUKA TIGER Apparel and Accessories that Saw a Breakthrough in Film Kill Bill

PEDALA with Walking IGS are Released

HIGH POWER PARK GOLF BALL is Released

Onitsuka Tiger Sydney Opens

ECOTRE School Wear is Released

WAN×TEN Kids Shoes Series is Released

GEL-KAYANO 10 Shoes are Released

FLASHER Inside Convex System Baseball Glove is Released

ASICS Taiwan Corporation is Established

SUKU2 FIRST SHOES are Released

Onitsuka Tiger Paris Opens

Onitsuka Tiger London Opens

First ASICS Li-Feel Store Opens

HADASHI WALKER Walking Shoes are Released

DS LIGHT2 Soccer Shoes are Released

CYBERRAY Track and Field Spike Shoes are Released

ASICS Shanghai Trading Co., Ltd. Established

Acquisition of Privacy Mark Certification

Onitsuka Tiger Berlin Opens

Onitsuka Tiger Amsterdam Opens

GEL-KINSEI Running Shoes are Released

ROTE JAPAN DUO Volleyball Shoes are Released

Science Under Gear INNER MUSCLE SERIES is Released

WALLAGE 20TH ANNIVERSARY MODEL is Released

TWIN CURVE SHAFT GROUND Golf Club is Released

ASICS Business Attendant Corp. is Established

Chairman Kihachiro Onitsuka Dies

ASICS Brand Mark is Renewed

ASICS Brazil Ltda. Established

SUKU2 Kids Wear is Released

Kansai Branch is Completed

ASICS Store Tokyo Opens

First Kids Cube Store Opens

Silver Prize in the METI Best Contributors to Product Safety is Awarded

"Cool Biz" Concept Menswear is Released

New Corporate Slogan "Sound Mind, Sound Body" is Established

ONITSUKA TIGER R55 is Released in Collaboration with MINI

ASICS Sports Corporation is Established

ASICS Polska Sp.zo.o. is Established

Motoi Oyama is Appointed New President, Kiyomi Wada as Chairman

ASICS Running Lab is Developed

ASICS Design Center is Established

First Overseas ASICS Store Opens

TOP IMPACT LINE Competition Wear is Released

ASICS Russia is Established

ONITSUKA TIGER NIPPON MADE Shoes are Released

DRESS 33 Collaboration Shoes in Paris Fashion Week

60th Anniversary

Athletic shoes developed for stay in space through collaboration with JAXA (the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

ASICS Sports Museum is Unveiled

ASICS Store New York Opens

Shingo Katayama's GELACE are Released

CYBERAURA Track and Field Spike Shoes are Released

ASICS Ranked 22nd in Japan's Best Global Brands 2010

ASICS Store Taipei Opens

Tsukuba Distribution Center is Established

ONITSUKA TIGER Lay-Up 72 Phoenix (Earthquake Reconstruction Model) are Released

BC Walker are Released

President Oyama is Appointed WFSGI President

ASICS Store Amsterdam Opens

A Bright Tomorrow Through Sport

ASICS Store Amsterdam Wins Best New Retail Concept 2011

ASICS Store Sao Paulo Opens

ASICS Hong Kong Apparel Ltd. is Established

My ASICS is Launched

ASICS 33 Collection is Released

ASICS America Corporation Distribution Center is Established

Onitsuka Tiger Omotesando Flagship Store Opens

Baseball Line is Introduced Under the ASICS Brand