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Bad Blood
25:15

How I Managed to Shoot the Yakuza | Bad Blood

Seung-Woo Yang entered the universe of the Korean Yakuza in his teens. A personal tragedy made him start photographing the world, to cement his memories with his friends.
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.
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 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.
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.
VICE INTL
20:54

The Invincible ‘Super Rats’ Genetically Resistant to Poison

VICE Japan met up with a handful of experts studying “super rats,” genetically-mutated rodents with a resistance to poison and a gift for outsmarting traps.