Scener fra en japansk rap battle for drag queens
Tokyos bedste drags spytter beskidte jokes ud til et tryllebundet publikum.
I den overfyldte fillipinske hovedstad Manila bor folk side om side med knogler og gravpladser
The Philippines' Cemetery Slums
VICE Japan visited a massive slum on the outskirts of Manila where an estimated 6,000 people currently live and work amid graves and human bones.
The Sacred Art of the Japanese Tattoo
We sat down with legendary tattoo artist Horiyoshi the Third as he explained his work and the philosophies behind it.
The Yakuza's Ties to the Japanese Right Wing
VICE Japan talked to Masaya Kudo, a Japanese right-wing activist, about his philosophies and concerns about the movement's ties to organised crime.
Alone in the Zone
Four years since the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant went into full meltdown and the resulting 12-mile evacuation zone was enforced, one farmer still remains – braving high levels of radiation and loneliness to tend to abandoned animals.
Japanese Female Erotica
Over the past few years, female-friendly pornography has made a big splash in Japan. Our friends over at the Japanese VICE office decided to check out this new world of adult entertainment.
78-year-old Masafumi Nagasaki is the sole resident of a tropical island located at the southern tip of Okinawa, Japan. We decided to go and find out exactly what kind of lifestyle he's leading, and why he chooses not to wear clothes.
Watch Erykah Badu Perform "On & On" in Japan
Our Japanese counterparts caught the MC performing her hit from 'Baduizm.'
Japan Won't Let Filmmakers Use the Yakuza for Movie Plots Anymore
We talk to two companies that rely on the Yakuza's true stories.
Uyoku Dantai: Japan's Growing Far-Right Movement
Talking to Japanese right-wing activists about the movement and their ties to the Yakuza.
Ant and Rat Tribes in Beijing
An inside look into the subterranean living conditions of China's new entrenched social class.