Binge-worthy: 3 reasons to watch crime thriller Tokyo Vice

Tokyo Vice stars actors Ansel Elgort (left) and Ken Watanabe. PHOTO: HBO GO
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This immersive neo-noir thriller is based on the life of Jake Adelstein, an American who in the 1990s became the first non-Japanese staff reporter at Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper. He went on to break a juicy expose about a Japanese crime boss.

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