We also sit down with activist Leon Ford Jr., a man fighting for reform after being shot and paralyzed by Pittsburgh police.
Shinjuku 2 Chome is like a gay bar buffet. The Tokyo district is said to have the highest concentration of gay bars in the world, each with its own theme (such as BDSM or J-Pop), and each with less than a 12-person capacity.
Chiune Sugihara, sometimes called the "Japanese Schindler," was a diplomat living in Europe during WWII who defied his own government and issued thousands of transit visas to Jews facing execution. The overlooked hero is the focus of a new biopic.
This morning, Trump's team says he raised over $6 million for charity rather than participating in the GOP debate, the FBI release a video of the Oregon stand-off shooting, Steven Avery supporters protest in Wisconsin, and more.
This morning, Cruz accuses Trump of liberal values, Planned Parenthood sues anti-abortion activists behind a series of smear videos, Harry Potter fans have left a shrine to Alan Rickman in London, and more.
TOKYOPOP became the biggest producer of English-language manga by 2004, but seven years later the company was effectively dead. Today, as it gears up for a reboot, we spoke to the founder about what to expect from the new version of the cult publisher.
Why make precious Christmas memories when you can watch a documentary about an Albanian tattoo artist who works out of an abandoned bunker?
His bass-heavy production is right in line with the Atlanta scene, but spending his formative years in Japan inspired Madeintyo in more than just his name.
The Japanese island of Okinawa is the last holdout for dugongs. Now Camp Schwab is set to build new runways over their feeding ground.
It's called a 'gym,' but don't show up expecting to get a workout.
VICE Japan followed some of the country's most infamous bikers to hear about their violent pasts and dying subculture.
For his latest series 'Born Too Late', Sydney photographer Jesse Lizotte spent time with the infamous Japanese gangsters.
From demolition sites in Angola to Cleveland crime scenes, here's where VICE is traveling this month.
Shimpei "Melting Bot" Kaiho is a Tokyo-based scene veteran who's made it his life's work to explore the fringes of Western and Japanese underground music.
How an experimental asthma remedy became one of the world's most feared drugs.
VICE Japan follows Kyoji Sasaki on his mission to revolutionize an industry dominated by corrupt middlemen.
Ladybaby combines the furious intensity of screamo metal with the saccharine sweetness of J-pop. Despite forming in May, the trio has become an online sensation and just embarked on an international tour.
Crying can be therapeutic, and what better way to relieve stress than with a hot guy?
One guy even tried to yank away the chairman's microphone so he couldn't call for a vote.
We hung out with the man who holds 12 Guinness World Records for feats ranging from crab walking to crushing walnuts with his butt
If you can get past the AI bouncer, you're in.
Looks like they'll have to rip shots out of something else.
We talked to nuclear industry engineer Arnie Gunderson about the ongoing aftermath of the infamous 2011 nuclear disaster.
North Korea is often seen as being backward, but now Kim Jong-un is literally turning the clocks back.