night life

In This Tokyo Bar, People Don’t Talk. They Write.

Staff stand by the entrance to welcome guests with a pencil and paper in hand.
Miran Miyano
9.4.20
japan

Meet the Tempura Prawn That's Become Japan’s Newest Social Media Star

The little fried snack has posted photos lounging in the pool and playing guitar.
Miran Miyano
8.28.20
japan

Japan PM Shinzo Abe Will Likely Resign Due to Chronic Illness

The 65-year-old visited the hospital twice this month, prompting concerns for his health.
Miran Miyano
8.28.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Floating Orb Is Apple’s Newest Store in Singapore

People are calling it the Death Star, a UFO, and a 'simulation.' 
Miran Miyano
8.27.20
K-Pop

Some BTS Fans Thought a Member Was ‘Excluded’ in Latest Song, so They Hired a Truck to Protest

The truck had a large flat-screen that flashed photos of group member Jin, along with his accomplishments and a call to "give him opportunities to utilize his talents properly."
Miran Miyano
8.26.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

KFC Just Dropped Its Iconic ‘It's Finger Lickin’ Good’ Tagline Due to COVID-19

KFC awarded itself the winner for the “most inappropriate slogan for 2020.”
Miran Miyano
8.26.20
Dating

Do People Actually Find Love on 'Subtle Asian Dating?'

The Facebook group has members humorously "auctioning" their friends for dates to over 600,000 people, but do posts on SAD have happy endings? I tried to find out.
Miran Miyano
8.24.20
japan

The Iconic Deer in Japan’s Nara Park Are Slowly Disappearing

A drop in tourists visiting the nature park due to COVID has caused the deer to venture further out for food.
Miran Miyano
8.21.20
South Korea

BTS Just Released Their First All-English Song 'Dynamite'. Here's Why It's a Big Deal.

Experts told us that the new summer bop is helping the K-pop superband reach a wider audience during COVID-19.
Miran Miyano
Junhyup Kwon
8.21.20
On Our Radar

Meet the Two Filipino Artists Fighting for the Environment Through Film

Joanne Cesario and Alyssa Suico’s experimental film ‘Here, Here’ was the only short from the Philippines that competed in the 2020 Locarno Film Festival.
Miran Miyano
8.20.20
world food

Chocolate Factory Glitch Sprinkles Town With Cocoa

Cocoa particles started falling from the sky in a Swiss town and even coated cars.
Miran Miyano
8.19.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Toilets in Tokyo Have Transparent Walls for a Reason

It solves problems many people have with restrooms. 
Miran Miyano
8.19.20
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