ASICS Ltd. started as Onitsuka Co., Ltd on September 1, 1949. Founder Kihachiro Onitsuka started producing ball shoes in his old neighborhood of Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. The scope of sports exercises adjusted by the organization extended to an assortment of Olympic styles utilized all through the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s by competitors worldwide. Onitsuka turned out to be especially prestigious for the Mexico 66 plan – in which the unmistakable crossed stripes (presently inseparable from the organization brand) were highlighted interestingly. Hand to hand fighting star Bruce Lee was the primary realized big name to advocate this plan. Onitsuka Tiger converged with GTO and JELENK to shape ASICS Corporation in 1977. In spite of the name change a vintage scope of ASICS shoes are as yet delivered and sold globally under the Onitsuka Tiger name.