Who should buy the Mizuno Rebula 3 MIJ
The Mizuno Rebula 3 MIJ is a high-performance low top soccer cleat best recommended for:
- fans of the Mizuno Rebula 2 who like a lighter version of the earlier versions
- both professional and regular soccer players who want a truly premium experience on firm ground courts
Delivers a soft and comfortable feel
The Mizuno Rebula 3 Made in Japan soccer cleat is constructed with premium kangaroo leather that is handcrafted in Japan.
As the material envelops the foot, it delivers a soft and comfortable feel while molding to the shape of the player’s foot.
Rebula 3 MIJ provides a lockdown fit
For a better ball touch, a 3D CT-Frame is also part of the shoe’s design. This upper composition is also designed to bring a barefoot feel for the player.
Additionally, instead of a traditional tongue, a stretchable mesh material wraps around the forefoot for lockdown. A non-stretchable diagonal piece also wraps around the midfoot through the heel area.
Expensive price range
This Mizuno soccer shoe belongs to an expensive price range. The pair feels a bit snug in the midfoot in the first couple of minutes. But the sensation eventually goes away.
The Mizuno Rebula 3 MIJ is available in men’s sizes. The pair also brings an incredibly soft and comfortable feel. Alongside this is a supportive feel for the wearer. A central lacing system is part of the shoe’s design to enhance the fit.
Offers a flexible and stable feel
A central closure system aids foot lockdown and fits customizability. D-Flex Groove technology integrated into the outsole delivers a flexible and stable feel. The area also holds a total of thirteen studs.
Nine are placed on the forefoot while four are placed in the heel area. The forefoot area also carries a rotational stud pattern. Kangaroo leather is the true marker of a truly premium soccer cleat.
Allows a customized fit
This is why it’s unsurprising to find it in the Mizuno Rebula 3 MIJ soccer cleat. The material is well-known for its soft and comfortable feel. And since the material is highly moldable, this upper conforms to the shape of the wearer’s foot over time.
A central lacing system that allows for fit customization as well. Doing away with the traditional tongue, this Mizuno model makes use of a stretchable material that wraps around the midfoot, creating a more stable feel.
For a better ball feel and control, a 3D CT-Frame is also part of this area’s construction. This innovation delivers a barefoot feel for the player.
The brand logo has not been forgotten either as it is peppered across the shoe. The upper holds a Mizuno logo situated in the forefoot area. Another logo is placed near the heel area while a bold ‘REBULA’ print is highly visible in the middle of the heel area, as well.
Maximum traction on firm ground
The outsole holds a total of thirteen studs. The forefoot contains a total of nine studs. The mix consists of round and oval cleats with the inner area holding a rotational stud pattern.
The heel area, on the other hand, carries four oval studs for maximum traction on firm ground courts. For flexibility and stability, D-Flex technology is also injected into this area.
Special Colorways of the Mizuno Rebula 3 MIJ
Mizuno Rebula 3 Made in Japan ‘Tokyo Nights Pack’: The Tokyo Nights pack looks lethal with a black and red color selection. The majority of the cleat is enveloped in the inky hue spanning from the upper to the majority of the outsole.
Breaking the monotony is a bloody red shade injected into some areas of the soleplate. Their Mizuno logo manages to stand out, however, with a white outline. Being placed in the forefoot area aided its visibility. The Rebula brand is also printed on the heel area.
Mizuno Rebula 3 Made in Japan ‘Inazuma Pack’: The Inazuma pack of the Mizuno Rebula 3 Made in Japan soccer cleat makes use of a blue, white, and black colorway.
The upper has a color-blocking effect with the majority of the forefoot and the vamp area drenched in white. The tongue through the heel areas, however, is colored in an ocean-like hue which incorporates a gradient effect as it reaches the soleplate.
Mizuno Rebula 3 MIJ is 10% lighter than its predecessor
On the forefoot, a bold black logo creates a beautiful contrast from its white background. This contrast is later replicated on the medial side of the shoe, with a white logo printed over a blue background. The heel area holds a REBULA print, as well.
The Mizuno Rebula 3 Made in Japan soccer cleat weighs at 7.4 ounces. This model is 10% lighter than its predecessor. When purchasing the pair, it comes with a string bag and a leather care kit. The kit contains a tube of leather cream and an applicator cloth.