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VICE World News APAC
12:43

Serving Drinks at the Center of Japan's Pandemic | COVID-19 Hits Hostess Bars Hard

Hostess bars have been singled out as one source of Japan's still spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Officials are warning people to stay away. Now, the hostesses themselves wonder how they will survive both the pandemic and the worst recession in years.
VICE World News APAC
5:31

The Black Lives Matter Movement Is Growing in Japan

On Sunday, thousands took to the streets of Tokyo's Shibuya ward in Japan's largest Black Lives Matter protest to date. VICE News met with protesters to discuss how much work needs to still be done in Japan to end racism and discrimination.
Wilderness of Tohoku
6:16

We Spent a Night Camping and Drinking Sake in Japan’s Wilderness

Our host Julian begins his journey through Japan’s stunning Tohoku region.
VICE Meets
8:26

VICE Meets Hentai Manga Artist Toshio Maeda | The Godfather of Tentacle Porn

Toshio Maeda drew tentacles as a way to circumvent Japan's strict censorship, and unwittingly created an entirely new genre—tentacle porn.
VICE GUIDE TO SENDAI
5:05

Japanese Delicacies - What To Eat In Sendai

Eating and drinking are fundamental to living a good life. What better way to get to know Sendai then to taste its culinary offerings?
Drunk Eats
11:08

Drunk Eats: Japan

In this episode of 'Drunk Eats,' Ty and his friend Halloween explore the late-night drinking and dining scene around Toyko, Japan.
THE WRESTLERS / Clip
3:45

Being a Gay Wrestler in Japan’s DDT Promotion

Danshoku Dino is known for portraying a gay character in Japan’s DDT. Some criticize Dino’s provocative style of wrestling for relying on stereotypes, but Dino sees his character as a comedic element in DDT’s pastiche of American pro-wrestling.
VICE INTL
7:23

How to Rent Friends in Japan

We hit up Family Romance, a company that specializes in “people for rent,” to help throw VICE’s Kumpei Kuwamoto a wild birthday party—or at least what looked like one online.
FLAVOURS OF TOHOKU
11:40

Into The Kingdom Of Sake And Mountain Spirits

Ramen-aficionado Bridie Shepherd travels deep into Tohoku to meet mountain priests, ward off evil spirits and find the best sake
Broadly Specials
18:19

The Woman Revving Motorcycles like Music in Japan

Shino Hashimoto is a 21-year-old rider from Tokyo, who is fighting to prove herself in Japan’s male-dominated motorbike competitions through one of her proudest skills: cutting calls.
FLAVOURS OF TOHOKU
10:48

Taking On The Wild Wanko Soba Challenge In Morioka, Japan

Join Bridie as she travels to Tohoku to meet battle-ready samurai, try fresh sashimi, and dive into an epic noodle eating challenge.
i-D Music Videos
3:46

rina sawayama - ordinary superstar (official video)

Rina Sawayama just teamed up with fashion pal Nicola Formichetti and yours truly on the music video for her poptastic single, Ordinary Superstar. We join Rina for a fabulous night of karaoke before she hits the town in some distinctly throwback looks
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