New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson recently teased his next naruto collaboration with the Jordan brand. With the release of the first look at the naruto x Jordan Zion 1, the collaboration cemented Williamson’s love for anime.
Following the announcement, Williamson took to Twitter to share a unique custom illustration of naruto designer Masashi Kishimoto. Williamson can be seen showing off the design in the photo, along with the caption: “Honored to share a one of a kind design by Masashi Kishimoto, the creator of naruto. My interest in anime started at a young age and still inspires me today. Naruto’s motto was to always believe in yourself and you’ll be fine.” Kishimoto’s illustration reimagines Zion Williamson as an anime character in narutoof the world.
There has not yet been any additional information regarding the collaboration. So far, there have been three colorways for the Jordan Zion 1, each inspired by Naruto Six Paths Sage mode, Six Paths Madara Uchiha, and Naruto in his Nine-Tailed Demon Fox Four Tails form.
Take a look at the illustration below.
Honored to share a one of a kind drawing of Masashi Kishimoto, the creator of Naruto. My interest in anime started at a young age and still inspires me today. Naruto’s motto was to always believe in yourself and you will be fine. #Believe it pic.twitter.com/TLzyMDmwjS
— Zion Williamson (@Zionwilliamson) April 26, 2022
The Shinobi Way.
— Jordan (@Jumpman23) April 22, 2022
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