Nike 1LOVE Presents: Bobbito in Tokyo, Hoops Kicks Beats From NYC
Nike Japan will be hosting a 2day event for Air Force 1 fanatics in Tokyo, Japan, Introducing Robert “Bobbito” Garcia to the Japanese audience as guest of honor, Who will share his “1LOVE” representing NYC. The event consists of 3 themes; Kicks, Beats, and Hoops.
Event starts off at 12 pm, “My Best AF1” contest at Ueno, the Hometown of AF1 in Japan, Competing who’s got the 1Love. Audience is welcomed participate with their own AF1 and the winner of this contest will receive an invite to 1LOVE Nike id Studio, “Original 6” Figurine, and much much more! Even if you didn’t win, The first 100 people to attend will receive an exclusive 1985 Nike AF1 replica shoebox. At 2 pm,Talk session will be held featuring Bobbito Garcia with 6 panelists who are active in the present Tokyo sneaker scene.
Later that evening, the event moves on to Club Ageha in Shinkiba, One of the largest clubs in Tokyo. A huge hip-hop bash with Bobbito aka DJ Cucumberslice will represent NYC with Tokyo DJs that share the same affection towards AF1 with NITRO MICROPHONE UNDERGROUND, DJ Muro, DJ Masterkey, DJ Kaori etc… 1 night only celebration and the dresscode is of course wearing Nike Air Force 1…
To end this 2 day Nike AF1 celebration “1LOVE” event, Bobbito will shoot hoops against with Tokyo street ballers and pro ballers head to head. Streetball participants can first show off their skills in a pick-up match to be selected by Bobbito to join & play with the 1LOVE Dream Team game. Its the moment to prove yourself in front the eyes of NYC legend as a streetballer. Anybody is welcome to participate.
Event -1: KICKS in Ueno Ameyoko – From Uptown to Shitamachi
Ueno Ameyoko Center Building 4Fl. | Map
Taito-ku, Tokyo Japan
Event Date: May 4th (Friday)
First Session: My Best AF1 Contest | 12 pm ~
Second Session: Bobbito Talk Session with Tokyo Eastside Influencers | 2 pm ~
Guest Speakers: Gore-tex & XBS (NITRO MICROPHONE UNDERGROUND), Takashi Imai (Madfoot), Ichiro Osawa (mita-sneakers), Shiro Sugano (Yama-Otoko)
Event -2: BEATS in Shinkiba – 1Love Presents Fever Special “Bobbito in Tokyo”
2-2-10 Shinkiba | Map
Koutou-ku, Tokyo Japan
Event Date: May 4th (Friday) | 11 pm ~
Guest DJ & Artists: NITRO MICROPHONE UNDERGROUND, DJ Masterkey, DJ Muro, DJ Kaori, DJ Bombcrush etc..
Event -3: HOOPS in Yoyogi – S.S. Allday Playground
Yoyogi Park Basketball Court | Map
Event Date: May 5th (Saturday)
Pick-up Game: Noon – 4 pm
NYC / TYO Dream Team Game : 4 pm – 6 pm
Guest Players: AJ (Far East Ballers), Taku (Team S), Jun Nakanishi & Darin Maki (Tokyo Apache), Kari-Ace etc..