Anime

Film

Is the New 'Ghost in the Shell' Film Actually Any Good?

The American remake of the Japanese anime cult classic has been plagued with controversy since it was announced, and tbh it's a pretty vapid watch.
Hannah Ewens
3.29.17
Film

Meeting the Director of 'Your Name', the Latest Anime By the 'New Miyazaki'

We spoke to Makoto Shinkai about gender swapping, miscommunication and the worry of losing ancient tradition.
Hannah Ewens
11.7.16
Comics!

New York Comic Con 2016 Was Full of Harley Quinns, Dogs, and Signs of the Apocalypse

Everywhere VICE art editor Nick Gazin turned, there was another one.
Nick Gazin
10.13.16
News

What We Know About the Brothers Who Went to an Anime Convention After Allegedly Killing Their Parents

The father was shot over a dozen times, and the mother was killed with a single shot to the head.
Allie Conti
5.4.16
AMERICAN OBSESSIONS

How 'Sailor Moon' Fandom Became a Refuge for 90s Queer Kids

VICE dives into the inclusive world of 'Sailor Moon' fandom to understand how the 90s cartoon helped shape young queer identities and create a sense of community.
VICE Staff
3.29.16
Stuff

Inside the Taboo-Filled Mind of Japan's Best BDSM Manga Artist

Gengoro Tagame makes gay manga, often involving bestiality, incest, scat, and permanent body modification. But now he is using his art to try to change current mindsets about homosexuality in Japan.
Kaz Senju
3.7.16
Michael

Even Michael's Hair Is Bored in This Week's Comic from Stephen Maurice Graham

His hair gets up and makes its way to the bar to pick up chicks and drink some booze.
Stephen Graham
1.28.16
VICE INTL

Life Inside Japan's Aging Biker Gangs

VICE Japan followed some of the country's most infamous bikers to hear about their violent pasts and dying subculture.
VICE Staff
12.11.15
Food

This Japanese Tea Is Supposed to Taste Like Anime Girl Sweat

The tea that combines the nation's insatiable appetites for both tea and sexy anime.
Nick Rose
10.20.15
Photo

Photos of the Heroes, Villains, and Pikachus at New York Comic Con

VICE sent two photographers to snap pics of the legions of Spider-Men and Saiyans who invaded Manhattan.
Elizabeth Renstrom
10.13.15
Comics!

A Woman Has a Strange Tinder Date in Today's Comic from Berliac

Experience the aftermath of the worst tinder date ever as drawn by South American/German cartoonist, Berliac.
Berliac
9.18.15
Interviews

This Rapper Made an Entire Mixtape About 'Dragon Ball Z,' so We Quizzed Him About 'Dragon Ball Z'

Is J.Cole the Krillin of the rap game?
Jabbari Weekes
9.4.15
0103