Hedgehog experts weigh in on the pros and cons of human-hedgehog relations.
Iwao Hakamada spent 46 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. After his release in 2014, at age 78, director Kim Sungwoong documented his reintroduction to the outside.
Yoshinori Mizutani's latest exhibit, Rain, explores how a natural phenomenon can transform Tokyo's landscape.
VICE dives into the inclusive world of Sailor Moon fandom to understand how the 90s cartoon helped shape young queer identities and create a sense of community.
The filmmakers sit down with the Creators Project to discuss how their new film, Creative Control, explores what happens when humans misuse technology.
Then Motherboard explains the science behind automatonophobia, or the fear of statues, and VICE Sports tells us about Tony Barnette, an American MLB player who got his start in Japan.
This morning, Republicans refuse to back Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Kurdish militants claim responsibility for a suicide attack in Ankara, and Hillary Clinton will guest star on Broad City.
Mar 16, 2016
This morning, Marco Rubio ends his presidential campaign, a manhunt for suspected terrorists involved in a gun battle in Brussels enters a second day, Harrison Ford is mocked for being 'too old' to play Indiana Jones, and more.
The gig is more entertainment than ass-kicking, though.
Photographer Kaz Senju has been visiting the site of the infamous nuclear power plant disaster for years. This is what he's seen.
Gengoro Tagame makes gay manga, often involving bestiality, incest, scat, and permanent body modification. But now he is using his art to try to change current mindsets about homosexuality in Japan.
Watch the first episode of GAYCATION on VICELAND, where we travel with Ellen Page and Ian Daniel to explore Japan's contradictory LGBT culture.
This morning, a new "family values" Viagra law is proposed, Australian police find $1 billion worth of meth hidden inside silicon bra inserts, the new 'Game of Thrones' teaser drops, and more.
The efforts to expand a US Marine Corps base on the island of Okinawa has drawn ongoing protests from wary locals, while a potential conflict with China looms in the future.
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.