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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?
MOST EXPENSIVEST
22:38

Japantown

2 Chainz experiences some next-level culture in San Francisco’s Japantown.
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
44:04

The Craziest Wrestling in Japan

Invisible wrestlers and blow-up dolls, the strange world of Japanese wrestling.
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.
THE WRESTLERS
44:05

Japan's Finest Wrestlers

Damian heads to Tokyo to meet the world's best female wrestlers.
DARK SIDE OF THE RING / Extra Scene
2:03

Dutch Mantell Wrestles a Bear

In this extra scene from DARK SIDE OF THE RING, Dutch Mantell recalls a special bond with one of his most memorable opponents. Don’t poke the bear, literally.
DARK SIDE OF THE RING
44:04

The Killing of Bruiser Brody

Fellow wrestlers relive the night they witnessed the death of Bruiser Brody.
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.
VICE Shorties
10:39

Waiting for Fukushima

The forgotten victims of Fukushima (2011), who are still living in matchbox-sized temporary accommodation 7 years on, speak out for the first time on camera, about their experience with the Japanese government, TEPCO and radiation.
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.
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