japan

cattle rustling

Someone Tried to Smuggle Hundreds of Japanese Wagyu Cattle Into China... In a Handheld Container

Customs officials just stopped the biggest cattle heist to occur in Japan in at least a decade.
VICE Staff
11 hours ago
Australia Today

Japan Is Giving Away Abandoned Houses for Free

There are more than eight million vacant properties littered throughout Japan—and they're going dirt cheap.
Gavin Butler
12.4.18
News

Japanese Dad Arrested for Drifting Racing Tiny Pickup Truck for the 'Gram

Dad's got some skills.
Alia Marsha
12.1.18
modern love

A Man Just Married an Anime Hologram in Japan. Now Here's the Rest of the Story

There's more going on here than a super strange wedding reception.
VICE Staff
11.14.18
Australia Today

Mysterious Boats Full of Corpses Keep Washing Up in Japan

It's believed the so-called "ghost ships" are coming from North Korea.
Gavin Butler
11.13.18
japan

This Japanese Pop-Up Restaurant Is Serving the Last Meals of Death Row Inmates

You can dine on a hamburger, a baked potato, a hard-boiled egg, and three shots of Jack Daniels, just like double-murderer Gary Mark Gilmore.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.26.18
asteroids

These Amazing Photos Show the First Rover Landing on an Asteroid

Hayabusa2 is the first mission to deploy mobile robots onto an asteroid.
Becky Ferreira
9.24.18
travel

Inside the Incredibly Bizarre World of Japanese Mascots

From sentient douches to hepatitis elephants, Japan has a mascot for every occasion.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
8.28.18
horses

Melting Permafrost Reveals Gnarly 30,000-Year-Old Baby Horse

“This is the first find in the world of a prehistoric horse of such a young age and with such an amazing level of preservation.”
Becky Ferreira
8.26.18
Design

Appreciating the Amazingly Tacky Aesthetics of 80s East Asian Pop Cassettes

Rediscovering the pastel-hued albums of yesterday.
Adi Renaldi
7.14.18
japan

Japan's World Cup-Predicting 'Psychic' Octopus Killed and Sold as Food

Rest in power, brother.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.9.18
hangover cures

The Best Hangover Cures, According to Japanese Drinkers

I stayed out all night drinking to test them out.
Natalie B. Compton
7.2.18
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