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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.
Slutever Shorties
4:01

Inside Tokyo’s Dildo Bar

Slutever’s Karley Sciortino pays a visit to Vibe Bar - Japan’s one-stop-shop for cocktails and sex toys.
Slutever Shorties
4:24

Japan's Hooters for Women

Slutever’s Karley Sciortino gets served by the men of Macho 29 - a Japanese bar specializing in burley male servers and grilled meats.
Slutever Shorties
3:23

Japan’s Female-Focused Porn Industry

Slutever’s Karley Sciortino explores Japan’s female-focused porn industry with the founder of La Covulina Productions, a successful porn production studio that specializes in ‘how-to’ porn videos for women.
VICE INTL
8:42

Inside ‘Total Ultra-Violent Disaster,’ Mexico’s Most Extreme Wrestling League

Where luchadores use blades, fluorescent lightbulbs, chairs, and barbed wire to leave their opponents as bloodied and battered as possible.
VICE Specials
19:39

Hunting Natural Highs in the Mountains of Japan

VICE’s Fernando Perez traveled to Japan to immerse himself in Shugendo, an ancient spiritual practice centered on finding peace through nature.
How-To
9:32

Tonkatsu

Elena Yamamoto, co-chef at Karasu, shows us how to make the very popular Japanese dish, Tonkatsu.
VICE INTL
20:31

The Shark Hunters of Japan (Part 2/2)

VICE tagged along with a group of fishermen off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, on an open-ocean hunt to catch and kill the biggest threat to their livelihood: sharks.
VICE INTL
12:44

The Shark Hunters of Japan (Part 1/2)

VICE tagged along with a group of fishermen off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, on an open-ocean hunt to catch and kill the biggest threat to their livelihood: sharks.
DESUS & MERO / Clip
4:27

Japanese Blackface

Japanese comedian's Beverly Hills Cop looks like Regis Philbin covered in shoe polish.
DESUS & MERO / Clip
3:51

Slippery Stairs in Japan

We might be in 2017, but Japan's game shows are in 3017.
VICE News Tonight
4:07

North Korea kidnapped her 40 years ago. Her brother's still looking.

This man is fighting to get his kidnapped sister back from North Korea
i-D Meets
4:52

i-D meets rina sawayama

Through her alternative take on Japanese beauty standards and "glittery cute" R&B sound, Rina Sawayama is the rising star redefining outdated ideas on what it means to be an East Asian model and musician today.
VICE News Tonight
4:02

Japan is using Sailor Moon to raise awareness about syphilis

The Japanese government has enlisted a powerful ally in its awareness campaign: Sailor Moon, one of the most popular anime characters ever created.
VICE News Tonight
4:28

How Japan is preparing for North Korean threats

Japan is buying more nuclear bunkers as North Korea threat looms
Huang’s World / Extra Scene
4:05

Tokyo’s Polo Collectors

Eddie checks out of one of the best Polo clothing collections in Japan and discusses the influence of the brand and American fashion in general on the country.
i-D Meets
5:04

i-D meets tokyo's genderless youth

We meet the Tokyo youth celebrating genderless fashion. Using make-up, clothes and Instagram filters, these young people are challenging international beauty norms and drawing on japan's anime-fluid-beauty standards to express themselves.
Daily VICE
4:18

How a Six-Year-Old Became One of Japan's Instagram Icons

Coco fell in love with fashion when she was three. Now, at six she's racked up roughly 58,000 Instagram followers by modeling innovative, street-style outfits with confidence well beyond her years.
DESUS & MERO / Clip
2:22

He’s Big in Japan

This 24-year-old Japanese pornstar is no fokin baby.
VICE News Tonight
4:48

Black and Funny in Japan

VICE News meets Ike Nwala, a Nigerian-American comedian who's become a Japanese superstar.
VICE News Tonight
5:05

This Holographic Anime Character Could be Your Next Girlfriend

A Japanese company called Vinclu has invented a holographic "girlfriend" that also functions as a dedicated virtual companion.
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