The Other Side
The Other Side of Ink
Paitangi Ostick is one of the first females to practice tā moko – the Māori art of tattoo. She travels from New Zealand to Tokyo, where she meets Japanese tattoo artist Megumu Kamata to compare notes on their shared craft.
THUMP Specials / Clip
Footworkin' in Tokyo (Trailer)
THUMP heads to Japan to track down the vibrant local community of dancers and DJs who've embraced footwork, Chicago's most breakneck-paced style of music and dance.
Inside Tokyo's Long Love Affair with 'Dance Dance Revolution'
VICE explores the loyal and seemingly everlasting DDR scene in Tokyo, almost 20 years after it was first released.
One food hacker demonstrates how to change the taste of food by spraying it with perfume.
Inside the Japanese Hotel Staffed by Robots
Motherboard goes to Japan to visit the Henn-na Hotel, which is staffed almost entirely by robots.
How to Eat a Virtual Cookie
Simon Klose meets up with a Japanese researcher who shows us how to use virtual reality to make a cookie taste like five different things.
Who's Afraid of Vagina Art?
Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi was arrested for making vagina sculptures.
How-To / web
How to Eat Sushi
Coming to you straight from the sushi chef’s mouth, MUNCHIES presents the dos and don’ts of eating sushi, as taught by Tokyo’s Naomichi Yasuda.
How-To / web
Cook From Tokyo's Vending Machines
Ty Demura takes us on an inebriated excursion to some of Tokyo’s wackiest vending machines.