Wear It Like Heihachi With This Tekken 7 Inspired Jacket

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

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In an interesting press release put out by Bandai Namco they announced that they are accepting pre-orders for a fancy pair of jackets inspired by Tekken 7’s Heihachi. Sadly, your dad’s hair after he stuck a fork in a power outlet hairstyle not included.

If you think these look cool, you can pre-order here, fair warning though the price isn’t exactly cheap. One of these will set you back $449.00. It does however include a copy of Tekken 7 at no additional charge.

Tekken 7 is currently scheduled for release in early 2017. Checkout the whole press release below:


THE WORLD OF HIGH FASHION ENTERS THE HIGH-STAKES FIGHTING GAME ARENA

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. Enters the World of Fashion with a Unique Sukajan Jacket Celebrating the Return of TEKKEN® 7 to the Forefront of the Fighting Game Genre

SANTA CLARA, Calif., (September 27, 2016) – Leading interactive entertainment media publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today officially announces its TEKKEN® 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket. Blending the world of high-fashion with iconography from the beloved TEKKEN franchise, BANDAI NAMCO has created a very special, limited edition statement piece that any connoisseur of fashion or TEKKEN fan would be proud to own.  

Gracing fashion runways from Paris to Milan, bomber style Sukajan Jackets are experiencing a resurgence in popularity. Today’s Sukajan Jackets exhibit decades of stylistic evolution and updates since their inception after World War II when homebound American GIs were seeking exotic souvenirs to bring home from abroad. Featuring very distinct and intricate embroidered patterns sewn upon fabrics that were sometimes taken from used parachutes; Sukajan Jackets have become iconic symbols of freedom and rebellion, are a mainstay of urban Japanese fashion culture, Yakuza style, and have been featured in countless films.

Designed by former Project Runway contestant, Carrie Sleutkaya, the TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket features a reversible design that showcases two very different designs, both inspired by Heihachi Mishima, one of the most pivotal and controversial characters in TEKKEN. The “statement” side of the jacket features royal burgundy and gold coloring with a highly detailed embroidery of Fūjin, the Japanese God of Wind on the back, while the more traditional side of the jacket re-imagines Heihachi’s signature dark gray gi in luxurious stain charmeuse with the roaring tiger on the back. Each jacket is crafted with painstaking attention to detail, from the eye-catching dye sublimated patterns to the custom ribbing and welt pockets, the TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket delivers an unparalleled level of detail using over 440,000 stitches in its intricate embroidery work. Lastly, the TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jackets will be produced in an extremely limited quantity with each jacket numbered individually to preserve its exclusivity. Offered at a suggested retail price of $449.00 USD, the TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket is available now for pre-order in unisex sizes ranging from small to 2XL at the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment online store. AllTEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket orders will also be accompanied with a copy of TEKKEN 7 at no additional charge*.

 

Currently rated “RP” for Rating Pending by the ESRB, TEKKEN 7 will be available in the Americas for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and via STEAM for PC in early 2017. For more information about everything in the TEKKEN universe, please visit: http://us.tekken.com/#!/en/home. To learn more about BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.’s other products and services go to: https://www.bandainamcoent.com. Join the TEKKEN conversation on Twitter at www.twitter.com/tekken and follow us on Facebook at:https://www.facebook.com/tekken/ or https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS/.

 

*Physical copies of TEKKEN 7 that come with the purchase of the TEKKEN 7 Heihachi Sukajan Jacket at no additional cost will be delivered separately to jacket owners upon the game’s launch in early 2017.


About Aaron Evangelisti

Aaron is a lifelong video games enthusiast who's been playing since the days of the NES. He enjoys just about all types of games from RPGs, to platformers, to strategy. He also fancies himself a bit of a writer so writing about video games makes sense, right?




  • Mr0303

    The jacket looks pretty good but that price is way more than I’m willing to pay for it.