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What in the World
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A Japanese Man is Buying Faces to Make Creepy Masks And More | What In The World

A guy in Japan is getting paid to do nothing and another is getting people to sell him their face. This and much more on our latest episode of "What in the World"
VICE World News APAC
23:45

Japan's Worst Nuclear Disaster Still Haunts Fukushima

VICE World News reporter Hanako Montgomery visits Fukushima and speaks with local residents to see what has changed since the tsunami in 2011.
VICE World News APAC
37:47

Inside Japan's Dark Dolphin Market (DUPLICATE)

In Taiji, Japan, the dolphin hunting industry has shifted from killing dolphins for their meat to a more lucrative, but equally controversial industry—the capture of live animals for overseas "dolphin shows."
VICE World News APAC
17:19

Japan's Country Towns Were Dying, Then COVID Happened.

Rural Japan has been on a long, steady decline for decades, but the pandemic now has some plotting an escape from the cities.
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
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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
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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.
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