Footworkin' in Tokyo
THUMP heads to Japan to track down the vibrant local community of dancers and DJs who've embraced footwork, Chicago's most breakneck-paced style of music and dance.
Single Japanese Women Are Buying the Boyfriend Experience
Whether they're craving a shoulder to cry on, a hunk to take shots with, or a late-night cuddle, Tokyo-based women can fulfill their relational needs on demand and by the hour.
One food hacker demonstrates how to change the taste of food by spraying it with perfume.
Taking Down Tokyo's Corrupt Diamond Syndicate
The diamond market in Japan is saturated with piddling middlemen. We follow Kyoji Sasaki on his quest to revolutionize the industry.
How to Eat a Virtual Cookie
Simon Klose meets up with a Japanese researcher who shows us how to use virtual reality to make a cookie taste like five different things.
Who's Afraid of Vagina Art?
Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi was arrested for making vagina sculptures.
Japan's War on Dance: Clubbing in the State of Fueiho
Clubbing in the State of Fueiho is an investigation into Japan's changing assumptions and policies towards club culture.
How-To / web
How to Eat Sushi
Coming to you straight from the sushi chef’s mouth, MUNCHIES presents the dos and don’ts of eating sushi, as taught by Tokyo’s Naomichi Yasuda.