Yakuzans tatuerare om japansk kultur och varför tatueringar bör döljas
"När något blir en trend är det inte fascinerande längre."
Jag hängde med Japans omtalade yakuza
Vi snackade om tatueringar, deras relation till myndigheter och avhuggna fingrar.
The Student Has Become the Master: Why Yakuza Is Better Than Shenmue
SEGA has produced two of the finest adventure series of all time – but it's only right, now, that we recognise Yakuza has surpassed the iconic Shenmue.
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‘Yakuza 5’ Is the Reason to Turn Your PlayStation 3 On Again
SEGA's adventure features familiar faces and new friends, and enough familiarity for it to feel like home for series fans.
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Taking Down Tokyo's Corrupt Diamond Syndicate
VICE Japan follows Kyoji Sasaki on his mission to revolutionize an industry dominated by corrupt middlemen.
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.
The Yakuza Don’t Like Having Their Photo Taken
For his latest series 'Born Too Late', Sydney photographer Jesse Lizotte spent time with the infamous Japanese gangsters.
We Spoke to Takashi Miike About His Weird Vampire Movie
The cult Japanese director talks about his prolific output, his scuttled Tom Hardy project, and that time his mom took a bunch of her friends to see Ichi the Killer.
The Yakuza's Ties to the Japanese Right Wing
VICE Japan talked to Masaya Kudo, a Japanese right-wing activist, about his philosophies and concerns about the movement's ties to organised crime.
The Hangover News
This weekend, a nine-month-old boy was accused of attempted murder (and quickly bailed, because he's nine months old).
Japan Won't Let Filmmakers Use the Yakuza for Movie Plots Anymore
We talk to two companies that rely on the Yakuza's true stories.
Uyoku Dantai: Japan's Growing Far-Right Movement
Talking to Japanese right-wing activists about the movement and their ties to the Yakuza.