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take on Japanese beauty standards and "glittery cute" R&B sound, Rina Sawayama is the rising star redefining outdated ideas on what it means to be an East Asian model and musician today.
Why I Am a Lolita
VICE meets Canada's real Lolitas, fans of a Japanese street fashion that promotes modesty and femininity with lacy dresses and bows. Watch as they prepare for a tea party where dozens will meet, socialize and feel empowered without being sexualized.
How-To / web
Pork Buns with Hann Palcu-Chang
This pork is drenched in a delicious homemade miso sauce.
Life After Sumo
In this VICE Sports exclusive, we visit with two retired rikishis to get their take on life after sumo.
Model Mother Tongue
How to Speak Japanese with Tao Okamoto
Watch and learn as supermodel actress Tao Okamoto takes us on a dreamy night out in her wonderful world.
The 10,000-Calorie Wrestler Sumo Diet
In and out of the dojo, Byamba shows us how to shop, cook, and eat chankonabe--a Japanese stew eaten by sumo wrestlers to pack on the pounds.