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Vice Videos: Sushi Chef Masaharu Morimoto

We’ve all seen chef Morimoto before, probably on TV or online from Iron Chef. This guys is famous, and some can consider him a legend; not in the traditional sense, but in a sense that inspires you. I have never seen him or eaten at his restaurant, but I will someday. I really have great… Continue reading Vice Videos: Sushi Chef Masaharu Morimoto

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Vagina Art and How Japan is Conservative

One of Japan’s most famous festival is the annual Penis festival held in Kawasaki, the Kanamara Matsuri. It’s less about celebrating a penis, but more about celebrating fertility… I think. So in that aspect, Japan’s pretty open about having a big metal penis paraded on on the street. People can also eat penis shaped candies,… Continue reading Vagina Art and How Japan is Conservative

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Vice Videos: Japan’s Worst Internship

  Good watch from VICE, again. The video talks about the underside of Japan’s labor market, which gets you thinking that Japan, on a micro scale, isn’t all that it seemed and honest. I know bad people exist everywhere, and this video is just one side of the story, but it does provide you with… Continue reading Vice Videos: Japan’s Worst Internship

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Vice Videos: 女体盛り Sushi

Here is an interesting short video by Vice about 女体盛り(pronounced Nyotaimori) or “Body Sushi.” I’m sure most of you have heard of it, but take a peek to see how the western culture have embraced it and the reason why people are accepting this practice. The video is well made, and stayed focus on the subject. I… Continue reading Vice Videos: 女体盛り Sushi