Adidas Japan K.K and the Japanese Football Association unveil the latest football kit at 9:11 a.m. (local time) on November 11, 2014. Players will wear entirely new football kits present at the warm-up match for the first time on November 16, 2014.
Having taken “circular array” as a design theme, “an end to end line” symbolizing previous football kit are embroidered on back. The line written by writing brush presents deep emotion between football fans and players, and strong wishes to victory.
When football players on field stand in a circle, this line will form a big ring. Main color of new Japan football shirt returns to traditional blue. The left chest adopts eleven lines diffused from the center of emblem, presenting every player distributed to every corner of field after organizing a “circular array”. “An end to end line” on back and cuffs are fluorescent. The fiery red is bright than any previous football kit, promoting the existence feeling of football players.
Same with the previous football shirt, it inherits pattern of Japan national flag – the DNA of each generation football shirt. Yarn made from the football kit is reweaved from the old football kits worn by members of Japan national football team.
Home shorts and socks are all navy blue. Integrated blue makes players in football shirt could be recognized more easily. Fluorescent red pervades up and down, with middle part severed by eleven strings.