Facts

Top: Mid
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Price: $100
Weight: 14.3oz
Colorways: Black, Blue, White, Multi, Purple, Green
Size
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A top rated basketball shoe
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75 / 100 based on 3 expert reviews

  • 70 / 100 | WearTesters | | Level 5 expert

    Towards the end of my run in the Reebok Kamikaze II, I began to find myself actually wanting to lace them up instead of just doing it for the review. As I said above, the more you wear them the better they became.

  • 85 / 100 | BlackLotus9 | | Level 5 expert

    Just a solid and well rounded performer, the Kamikaze brings exceptional responsiveness in a very stable package that all players can like.

  • 70 / 100 | WearTesters | | Level 5 expert

    Towards the end of my run in the Reebok Kamikaze II, I began to find myself actually wanting to lace them up instead of just doing it for the review. As I said above, the more you wear them the better they became.

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The mid-top Reebok Kamikaze II Mid comes in numerous colorways, including those that are borne out of collaborations with shoe outlets. It features the Hexalite technology and Ortholite insole for cushioning. The thick outsole rubber has multidirectional traction that is meant to provide speed and stopping power.

Cushion. The Reebok Kamikaze II Mid has the company’s proprietary Hexalite technology at the forefoot and heel. With its full-length EVA foam carrier and Ortholite insole, the shoe model provides a nice step-in comfort and impact absorption.

Traction. The Kamikaze 2 Mid boasts a non-marking rubber outsole with the Hexalite technology peeking through the heel and forefoot. With the help of the multidirectional wavy traction pattern, the thick grooves provide a good grip with any surface.

Length and Width. Majority of shoe brands produce basketball sneakers in the standard length and width. The Reebok Kamikaze II Mid is no exception, and most buyers support the claim. However, a few wish they had fit the shoe prior to purchasing because the shoe runs bigger than their actual size.

Lockdown. The Kamikaze 2 Mid has the standard lacing system. The tongue and the flat shoelaces can be adjusted to achieve the desired fit. The inside of the shoe and the tongue are padded to provide comfort.

The upper of the Reebok Kamikaze II Mid is made of synthetic leather. It delivers durability, flexibility, and comfort. The perforations in the toe cap and side panels ensure ventilation. The heel counter has a dainty pull tab for ease in putting on and removing the shoe.

The Reebok Kamikaze II Mid is a stylish and classic shoe, especially the Wheat colorway. A user tried wearing the shoe with slim fit jeans, shorts and crew socks, and jogger sweatpants, and the results are remarkably fashionable. These basketball sneakers are preferably worn a bit loose with the end of the pants tucked beneath the tongue to show off that "Reebok" callout and Vector logo.

Listed below are some of the most common colorways of the Kamikaze 2 Mid:

White and Volt. This Kamikaze II White and Volt has a white upper with neon green and black accents. It comes with two shoelaces: black shoelaces and neon green.

Grey, Turquoise, and Purple. The Kamikaze 2 Mid Grey/Turquoise/Purple has a grey, white, and black leather base with turquoise and purple accents.

Wheat. The Wheat colorway of the Reebok Kamikaze II Mid comes with a dark brown accent on the upper. The outsole has a white, orange, and dark brown color combination.

OG. The OG colorway has a black and white upper with green accents. It is inspired from the uniform color of the Seattle Supersonics.

There are also colorways that are borne out of collaborations with retailers and other entities. There are also those that bring with them special stories. The following subsections discuss some of these colorways in a little bit more detail.

Reebok Kamikaze 2 Mid Chili Pepper

The Chili Pepper colorway is a collaboration with Packer Shoes. The upper is a combination of orange and red with neon green shoelaces and accents.

Reebok Kamikaze 2 Mid Ghost of Christmas Past

The Ghost of Christmas Past colorway in inspired by “A Christmas Carol” by novelist Charles Dickens. It is a combination of grey and red in glossy and matte leathers.

Sneakersnstuff x Reebok Kamikaze II Herringbone

 The Herringbone colorway is borne out of a collaboration between Sneakersnstuff and Reebok. Sneakersnstuff is a sneaker outlet in Sweden circa 1999. The cargo green upper is made of patterned wool. The rest of the shoe is made of off-white materials. It comes with two pairs of shoelaces; one is dark blue, the other off-white.

Reebok Kamikaze 2 Mid Year of the Snake

The Year of the Snake colorway features a scale-like upper base in gradient teal and purple. It has a black tongue, shoelaces, upper leather, outsole, and inside walls. The “Reebok” callout and vector logos are in neon green.

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