Japan 2016 Away Kit Released

Wednesday, 11 November 2015
The new Japan 2016 away jersey introduces a spectacular design, showing shattered ice-blue diamonds against a white backdrop. Unveiled by likes of Shinji Kagawa, Gōtoku Sakai and Hiroshi Kiyotake, the new Japan away kit will be debuted shortly, probably in the away match against Cambodia next week.

Japan 2016 Away Kit

This is the stunning new Japan away shirt.

The new Japan away kit is mostly white white a unique diamond-inspired graphic on the front and sleeves, representing the "intensely shining personality of the 11 players" on the field. It makes for an absolutely astonishing design, rounded off with black accents in the form of the modern crew-neck collar, the sleeve cuffs and the iconic Adidas stripes on the sides of the Japan away jersey.

On the inside of the collar is the image of the three-legged crow, Yatagarasu, a symbol seen as evidence of the will of Heaven or divine intervention in human affairs. The crow is also present in the Japan Football Association badge.

White shorts and socks with black Adidas logos and stripes complete the clean look of the Adidas Japan 2016 away kit which is set to be worn for the remainder of the qualification leading up to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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