Our verdict


Displaying a retro running and trail-inspired look, the Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia is worthy of being added to any sneaker collection. This model is a highly recommended off-duty sneaker as it provides superb comfort and durability. Also, it displays a timeless, rugged style that can be mixed and matched with a wide range of outfits.


  • Very comfortable
  • Stylish design
  • Displays timeless appeal
  • Durability
  • Lightweight
  • Fits true to size


  • A bit tight on the toe box
  • White midsole easily gets dirty

Who should buy the Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia

Consider having a pair of these Onitsuka sneakers if:

  • You are searching for one that has a good grip as this has a trail-inspired rubber outsole that provides traction
  • You want a pair that provides support since its heel cap adds support and overall protection from shock

Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia logo

Size and fit

The low-top Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia casual shoe is a unisex pair offered in the men’s size range. It uses the conventional lacing system that can be easily adjusted to fit the wearer’s foot. Meanwhile, arch-supporting technology is on its midsole and an Ortholite sockliner is used which maximizes the overall comfort and support.

Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia lace

Trail-inspired details of Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia

The Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia for men and women displays a running heritage profile mixed with trail-inspired details. The upper made of mesh and suede has panels that provide support and style. Meanwhile, the wedge midsole is seated on top of the rubber outsole that displays a rugged tread pattern.

Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia upper

This model is offered in various colorways. The most popular hues of Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia are the midnight blue/citrus, peacoat/polar shade, cream/directoire blue, jelly bean/white, glacier grey/ASICS blue, glacier grey/white, dark grey/spruce green, beet juice/breeze, and black/white. There are countless ways how to look Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia stylish on feet. A pair of khaki pants and a crewneck knit top finished off with the Horizonia will certainly give a smart-casual ensemble. Some men, meanwhile, opt to don this model with their jogger pants and a plain white t-shirt for a relaxed, streetwear look.

Tiger Horizonia features

The Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia caught the attention of many buyers as it displays the combination of running and trail heritage. This model perfectly fused these inspirations, creating a fashionable and comfortable sneaker perfect for the city streets. The upper has panels that add supportive elements while the outsole has rugged treads that deliver reliable traction. Stripes can be seen on the shoe quarter.

Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia outsole

Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia history

Onitsuka Kihachiro launched the Onitsuka Tiger Company in 1949 as a producer of high-performance basketball footwear. The OK shoes, coined from the initials of the brand’s founder, paved the way for the company to gain popularity across Japan.

Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia collar

Because of its quality and performance, it was easy for Onitsuka Tiger to invade other countries. Several professional athletes were seen wearing Onitsuka Tiger’s footwear, which further catapulted its success in the sneakers domain. 

Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia midsole

Currently, Onitsuka Tiger is one of the leading brands known to produce quality and fashionable sneakers. The brand has gained loyal followers all around the globe, which led them to offer a broader range of goods, such as bags, accessories, apparel, and many more. 

Onitsuka Tiger Horizonia toe box

As an addition to the impressive growing list of Onitsuka Tiger sneakers is the Horizonia. This model combined running, and hiking inspirations tweaked, fitting street fashion.