If you are planning to wear these solely for fashion purposes, then
they cannot be faulted. As a shoe they are fulfil all the
purposes a shoe should fulfil - they are comfortable, made from
durable materials and are well made. Whether you agree with
the design is a personal choice. Granted I am a massive fan of
Speed Racer, but I have shown these shoes to people who are
not fans of anime, let alone Speed Racer and they have loved
them. They loved because the design is different, but not too
If you are after a piece of anime clothing/apparel that isn't a
t-shirt, then these could be the product you are looking for.
Given that they are a limited-edition the price is reasonable not
just because they are limited, but also as they are well-made and a
similar price to other Puma trainers.
Until a working replica of the Mach 5 goes on sale, these
trainers are the ultimate Speed Racer merchandise available
and an understated yet practical way to show others your fandom.
Go Speed Racer!
Well being a pair of trainers I wasn't expecting much and I
didn't get much. They come in a standard Puma shoebox
with the usual pack silica gel thrown in. Would have been nice
to have them packaged in a special Speed Racer box, but never