Deep Ass Questions
We Asked a Physicist What Would Happen If Jimmy Ate World
*Hits blunt* Could life end thanks to an emo band with the munchies?
Why Hasn’t There Ever Been a Great 'Akira' Video Game?
TBH, I’ve no real answer to the question—but it’s surely about time that we got one.
The Whitewashed 'Ghost in the Shell' Remake Is More Action Than Anime
The remake of the Japanese anime cult classic has been plagued with controversy since it was announced, and to be honest, it's a pretty vapid watch.
Streetwear Illustrations Dive into a Dystopian World of Demon Hunters
Hip hop, cyberpunk, and anime meet in the illustrations of Argentian artist Mau Lencinas, a.k.a., 199hates.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
Indiana Jones Meets 'Akira' in a Wordless Animated Short
Russian animator Vitaliy Shushko's first short film feels like a Disney movie with more transhumanism...and blood.
Soak Up the Masterful Use of Light in Legendary Anime, 'Akira'
Stunning sequences of spotlights, neon, and lasers highlight creator Katsuhiro Ôtomo's brilliance.
Heaven Is a Social Death Network in Lorn's New Music Video
"Anvil" asks the question, What if your afterlife was a nonstop social media feed?
the vice guide to comics
An Irrefutable List of the Five Best Manga Comics of All Time
VICE's art editor Nick Gazin dives into the storied Japanese art form of manga to guide people past some common misconceptions and toward a completely objective list of the top manga comics.
What Anime Architecture Teaches Us About the Future of Cities
The Museum of Architectural Drawing in Berlin hosts an exhibition on the architecture of anime.
Sit the Hell Down and Experience Kids of the Apocalypse's Animated Epic "Better Life"
Man, animation is so dope.
How Supermassive Black Holes Kill Off Old Galaxies
New observations shed light on the mysterious process of galaxy 'quenching.'
'Akira Project' Director Teases a New Cyberpunk Action Film [Premiere]
Watch the first eight minutes of 'Temple,' and help turn Nguyen-Anh Nguyen's film into a reality.