What is the origin of Nike? Explains the meaning of the logo and the reasons why it is supported in Japan!


Speaking of Nike, it is a sports brand that is so well -known that all Japanese people know.

However, many people know the origin of Nike.

It is always displayed at any shoe shop or sports goods store, so you may not want to look too familiar.

So, this time, I will talk about the origin of Nike, so please refer to it.

What is the origin of Nike in the first place?

If you look at that characteristic logo, it is a great brand that is so popular with all Japanese people.

The history isFilnite, a student in the United States, and a land coach Bilbawwaman launched Blue Ribbon Sports in 1968.It starts with that.

This is the company that is the predecessor of Nike.

In the latter half of 1970, the company name was changed to NikeI made a big break with the appearance of Air Max.

In Japan, the word Airmax hunting was born in the 1990s, but it seems that it was already a boom in the United States in 1979.

How was the company name Nike chosen?

In Japan, there are cases where the name of the founder is used as a company, but is Nike so?

The origin of Nike isThe goddess of victory "Nike" appearing in Greek mythologyIt is said that it was taken.

In English, Nike is called Nike.

Nike is written as NIKE, so it is exactly the same as Nike, which is now known.


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What is the meaning of the Nike logo?

The Nike logo isSwussIs called.

In the days when Nike was born, the logo of other sports brands has already been established.

So NikeAs a result of trial and error to imagine movement and speed, the shape like the current check markbecame.

The logo mark was in charge by Caroline Debitson, who was a student at the time and majoring in graphic design.The production cost was only $ 35 (around 4,600 yen).is.

Later, Caroline Debitson was officially hired by NIKE and received a stock certificate worth 100 million yen in Japanese yen.

And now it is known as a huge company with more than 40,000 employees.

Why Nike is overwhelmingly supported by the Japanese?

There are many shoe brands.

However, isn't there a brand that is known as Nike and has been selected?

In fact, when Nike was foundedThe purpose is to sell Japanese running shoes in the United Stateswas.

This is because maid -in Japan was known to be high quality.

The founder has already appreciated Japan, maybe that'sNike products have been sold in Japan since 1977It has come to be done.

Filnite was established in JapanI made a Japanese garden on the headquarters site, so I like JapanYou can see that.

Needless to say, Nike's design and functionality are high, but the fact that the founder likes Japan is a boom.

Nike's classic and popular series

Speaking of Nike, isn't Air Force One, Air Jordan or Air Max?

Air Force One

Speaking of Nike's classic products, isn't it an Air Force One?

In the 1980s sports industry, there seemed to be only poor cushioning shoes.

As a matter of course, the basket player who was wearing the shoes gained popularity, knowing the cushioning and high air force one.

NBA's top players also use it, and explosive popularity on streetsI gathered.

Air Force One is a product that revolutionized sports shoes.

Air Force One is popular, so various models are sold.

Air Jordan

Even if you are not interested in sneakers, you may have heard the word Air Jordan.

at that time,Collaboration with Michael Jordan, a super superstar of NBABy doing so, it was named Air Jordan.

The first was sold in 1984, and a new work has been born, even after Michael Jordan has retired.


In the 1990sAirmax huntingBut it became a known existence.

In the 1990s, the sneaker boom arrived, and it was a time when a ridiculous premiere came.

Air Max 95 Yellow Lade, which is also the leader, has become a social phenomenon just by wearing it.

At that time, it is said that the hottest celebrities were wearing Air Max 95, which became a boom.

Air dunk

Speaking of the streets, isn't it an air dunk?

Originally, it was not popular compared to Air Jordan and Air Force,Pay attention to the simple designIt has come to be done.

The appearance of Air Jordan 1 and Air Dunk tends to be a hot topic, but even now, new air dunks are born one after another, so you can see the popularity of the popularity.

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I will put it with a plain sweatshirt,The logo that has been greatly claimed is fashionableIt makes me feel.

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Twin Small Tag Hoodie N783

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It's a simple sweatshirt,The unique logo on the chest is the originalityI claim the height of.

It's good to wear it with one piece, or it's a good idea to combine it with a shirt with a collar on the inner.


It is a full zip nylon jacket of 714Street.

For a thin nylon jacket,Perfect for a little chilly seasonis.

The design is quite simple, so it will be useful in any scene.


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Nylon pants made a little looseTherefore, it is very easy to move.

Because of its simple design, it can be adjusted to any fashion.


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These nylon pantsBecause it has a waterproof function, it is worn even on bad weathercan.

American Casual Short Sleeve Polo Shirt WN63

It is a short sleeve nylon polo shirt with a draw 714Street.

It's a simple nylon shirt,It is waterproofed, and it is hard to wrinkle.There is a feature.

Nylon polo shirts that can be used everywhere are recommended.


Speaking of Nike, it is a sporting product manufacturer that everyone knows.

However, there are few people who know the origin of Nike and the foundation.

Originally, the company launched by students has become Nike, and it is amazing that it is known around the world, including Japan.

Also, Nike shoes are quite standard, so it has the advantage of being able to match any fashion.


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