tokyo

Photos

Photographing Japanese Schoolgirls, Without the Stereotypes

Everyday images of an all-girls high school in Tokyo where life doesn't imitate anime.
Katherine Gillespie
12.18.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

California wildfires spread even more, Arizona congressman quits over sexual misconduct, dozens injured at protests over Trump's Jerusalem move, and more.
VICE Staff
12.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Say Japanese Serial Killer Used Twitter to Lure Suicidal Victims

Takahiro Shiraishi​ reportedly admitted to killing nine people since August after police found multiple severed heads and bodies in his apartment.
Allie Conti
11.1.17
Drugs

This Guy Makes Bootleg Ayahuasca from Traditional Japanese Herbs

A part-time "shaman" on the outskirts of Tokyo is offering hallucinatory experiences he hopes will help treat depression and spark innovation throughout Japan.
Justin Caffier
10.4.17
Your 2017 Guide to Cults and Fringe Religions

Did a Japanese Cult Detonate a Nuclear Bomb in the Australian Desert?

We get to the bottom of what Aum Shinrikyo was and wasn't doing in Western Australia.
Royce Kurmelovs
9.28.17
Health

Japanese Adult Swaddling Therapy Put Me Back in the Womb

Otonamaki is a Japanese physical therapy trend that's half-hammock, half-horror movie.
Justin Caffier
8.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Haruo Nakajima, the First Actor to Play Godzilla, Has Died

Japan's kaiju industry icon passed away Monday at the age of 88.
Drew Schwartz
8.8.17
Features

This 82-Year-Old Dumpling DJ's Story Is Stranger Than Fiction

"When I die, it’s going to be in the kitchen of my restaurant, the DJ booth, or the dancefloor."
Alisa Yamasaki
5.11.17
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Ease Your Morning Commute with Hank Youngman's Japanese Train-Inspired "Shinkansen"

The Adelaide artist, who is one-half of Warren Raww, prepares his debut ‘Wabi-Sabi’ EP under the new alias.
Krystal Rodriguez
5.4.17
Berlin

Here's 17 Record Stores You Should Visit Before You Die

From Canada to Singapore, our guide to the top destinations for vinyl aficionados.
Corinne Przybyslawski
4.27.17
VICELAND

Action Bronson Thinks Tokyo Is Like 'Final Fantasy VII'

In the season finale of 'Fuck, That's Delicious,' the VICELAND host takes on rap and sumo wrestling with the Alchemist and Meyhem Lauren.
VICE Staff
1.27.17
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Quarta330 Fuses Chiptune and Footwork on His Elegantly Downcast New Track

"Digital Lotus Flower" will be released on his forthcoming 'Pixelated' EP for Hyperdub.
Alexander Iadarola
1.25.17
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