In 2015 Javan Wright was struggling to find a quality t-shirt that fitted his personality, so he decided to create his own with a simple functional design that could be easily customizable.

He always held a fascination for Japan that inspired him to use three of the most notable elements associated with Japanese culture. “Tokyo” being the capital city. the red circle (‘circle of the sun’), and the word “Red” which is generally known as “Aka (赤) in Japanese.” Therefore, creating the Tokyo Red brand.