japan

The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Japanese Company’s Prank Knives Were Just Regular Knives

What could go wrong?
Mack Lamoureux
9.5.18
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
Photo

This Insta-Famous 89-Year-Old Japanese Woman Takes Amazing Self-Portraits

Kimiko Nishimoto's short photography career has yielded astonishing results.
Nicole Clark
5.29.18
NORTH KOREA

A Guide to the Messy, Multi-Sided State of North Korean Diplomacy

As Trump and Kim Jong-un prepare to finally meet (or not), other Asian powers are watching—and working behind the scenes.
Mark Hay
5.29.18
VICE INTL

The Japanese Shark Hunters Catching the Ocean's Fiercest Predators

We follow a group of fishermen off the coast of Okinawa as they gear up for a hunt.
VICE Staff
5.7.18
studio ghibli

Behold the Glorious First Images of the Studio Ghibli Theme Park

Your chance to be inside a Hayao Miyazki film is coming soon.
Beckett Mufson
4.26.18
#Films

'Isle of Dogs' Is a White Man's Fantasy of Japan

Wes Anderson's latest film is funny, charming, and just straight up cultural appropriation.
Michael Sun
4.9.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Secret anti-FBI memo could drop any minute, more Rohingya mass graves uncovered, former Trump spokesman to speak with special counsel, and more.
VICE Staff
2.1.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Schumer withdraws border wall offer, teenager facing murder charges after school shooting, Trump said to ask acting FBI director how he voted, and more.
VICE Staff
1.24.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Earthquake off Alaska coast triggers tsunami warning, progressives rage at Dems for buckling on shutdown, FBI boss reportedly threatened to quit, and more.
VICE Staff
1.23.18
studio ghibli

A Studio Ghibli Theme Park Is CONFIRMED for 2020

In just a few short years you could be rolling in Totoros and soot sprites.
Beckett Mufson
1.15.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

DC rocked by Trump's "shithole countries" remark, Myanmar admits soldiers killed (just) ten Rohingya, White House expected to stand by Iran nuclear deal for now, and more.
VICE Staff
1.12.18