Patriotic Japanese people will love these shoes

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  1. blubber

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    These are tennis shoes, not a casual wear product.

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    I googled "Japan flag" and found that thie title of my thread might be offensive to some people. Apparently the Japanese flag that the shoe resembles is the imperial flag (I think). Apparently there is still a lot of sensitvity over that period of Japan's history. So I apologize if this is offensive but I'm not sure if it is. By the way, the shoemaker is French.


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  2. cghipp

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    I don't know if I would wear that, but I think it's attractive from a design perspective.
     
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  3. VikingSamurai

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    They still fly that flag on their battle ships to this day!
     
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  4. blubber

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  5. Sagittar

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    one of the worst looking shoes i've seen in some time ....
     
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  6. VikingSamurai

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    Actually the current national flag is the Imperial flag. The flag symolises the Emperor as a godly figure and not a head of state. Thats what my Japanese wife told me anyways..
     
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  7. drakulie

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    I actually dig those shoes. :)
     
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  8. mmuubb

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    I've had ar***** shoes once. I don't want them ever again unless i'll be given a new pair every 3 matches because that's about the maximum time they last. Mine were plain white with a big Ar***** sign from the lateral side to the back(sorry i don't if it's correctly said).
     
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