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Street Food Icons
8:16

The Japanese Sando King of Portland

Taiki Nakajima brought Japan to the Pacific Northwest with his Japanese sandos – composed sandwiches made with fluffy milk bread with fillings like egg salad and katsu chicken.
Future Tense
14:36

End of Death

The concept of living forever has lived in pop culture across generations and cultures, but have scientists in Japan finally cracked the code? In this episode of Future Tense, we discover more about the tech that could digitalise life as we know it.
Trouble in Paradise
20:51

The Dark Side of Japan's Paradise Island | Trouble in Paradise

Okinawa is known to many as a postcard perfect paradise. But despite mass tourism, Okinawa is also the poorest prefecture in Japan. VICE World News host Hanako Montgomery travels to Okinawa to find out why.
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.
Censored
11:32

Thai Academic Exiled for Criticising the Government | Censored

Thai academic Pavin Chachavalpongpun is a social media influencer and a fierce critic of the establishment. VICE World News speaks to him to find out why he challenges the most revered institutions in Thai society.
VICE World News APAC
12:58

Why Japan’s Queer Athletes are not Coming Out at the Olympics

VICE World News speaks to former National fencer, Fumino Sugiyama, and National rugby team player, Airi Murakami, to find out why it’s hard to come out as a queer athlete in Japan.
VICE World News APAC
12:52

The Stereotypes Clouding "Amejo" Culture in Okinawa Japan

VWN Host Hanako Montgomery travels to Okinawa, a former American territory, to find out why the term “Amejo” sparks controversy among Japanese women.
What in the World
13:15

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.
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.
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