4 Ways Living in Japan Changed Me

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  • For the 100th video, I look back on ways Japanese culture may have changed my personality.
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Comments: 2 298

  • KiskE
    KiskE 4 hours ago

    When you said "Like being noisy in public"
    the first thought in my head was
    *BARMY ARMY!* hahaha.

  • F.
    F. 19 hours ago

    The train part reminded me of when I was on holiday in Australia (I'm English). I was on a tour bus driving around Rottnest Island. It was the first and maybe only time I would ever be there in my life so I wanted to enjoy myself, but a woman sat behind me was talking so loudly on her mobile the rest of the bus couldn't hear wtf the tour guide was saying. I'm really shy but I was so mad at her inconsiderateness I turned round and told her that nobody could hear. Then she was like "oh I've got to go, a girl in front of me said I'm too loud" or some shit. Dunno if she was being sarcastic or not but I was pissed. I think she was Australian.

  • The Brown Nomad
    The Brown Nomad 19 hours ago

    Guess what all this leads to? Higher suicide rates.

  • danorambo
    danorambo 22 hours ago

    As i am currently visiting tokyo i have seen them mankinis my self and took a photo of them to post on my gram as people back home would 100% find it weird haha, same with the drink very odd name, because it had the name sweat it literally turned me off buying it haha

  • Eli Gildener
    Eli Gildener 2 days ago

    Hey I really enjoy your content! I just subscribed. Please keep making videos =]

  • Mosh Man
    Mosh Man 2 days ago

    your doing a great job i love watching all the videos More Natski as-well

  • Cynthia Matsumoto
    Cynthia Matsumoto 3 days ago

    after marrying a japanese - and watching japanese tv (on american cable) - i noticed i was bowing to people a lot - esp in uncomfortable situtions where i wasn't sure what to do - not sure why -

  • Cynthia Matsumoto
    Cynthia Matsumoto 3 days ago

    majide - i had to stop your video when you talked about how load uk people are - as an american that studied in england for a semester - i remember getting embarressed about half way through the semester - because i was aware that you could hear americans coming LONG before you actually saw them (us) - and when i got back to america - i was aware how loud even our clothes are -

  • morethanveggies
    morethanveggies 3 days ago

    Great vid! but Singapore shouldn't belong to both categories :) our family life is incredibly stressful but we have little ethnic prejudice.

  • William E.
    William E. 3 days ago

    this video had me dying. I can see myself like you when going there, mainly for the sarcasm. Being an american mut might be hard to transfer into a more subtle country.

  • Graham plays Mercy
    Graham plays Mercy 5 days ago

    I had to recheck to see if I was subscribed to this guy because he's so damn funny. You sir pretty much got two subscriptions from me, except just one!

  • Claud Duff
    Claud Duff 5 days ago

    You crack me up and help me learn. thanks abroad!
    You mentioned British humor and I was hoping since youre so funny you would describe what normal Japanese humor consists of.

  • Lostwithinmyself
    Lostwithinmyself 6 days ago

    I've been watching your videos since my first day in Japan. From your greasy drunken face till now has been amazing to see your progress! Idk why I've alwsys hoped to run into you some day haha Keep up the good work!

  • JobenMenjen
    JobenMenjen 6 days ago

    They sold Pocari Sweat at my university here in the UK and I always found it hilarious

  • Warren Escherich
    Warren Escherich 7 days ago

    This video made me laugh!:) Thanks for making an awesome video!:)

  • WatashiwaJouhouDesu

    Congratulations on your 100th video! :)

  • Jean Le Roux
    Jean Le Roux 8 days ago

    new favorite channel senpia! XD

  • bigpapi senpai
    bigpapi senpai 9 days ago

    Could you make a video on how comedy works in Japan ?

  • Insomniac
    Insomniac 10 days ago

    Sukku maeyu dikku 🤗

  • Cactopos
    Cactopos 10 days ago

    Japanese ppl should go on the Subway in Oslo. Damn niggers yelling in their phones whit a mix language :**

  • matias goncalves
    matias goncalves 10 days ago

    I am will move to Japan! I am talking to institutions; over thirty schools. You have given me the courage to do so, I subscribed to you ~2 years ago and longed to live there, three years ago. Thank you!

  • Tobes
    Tobes 10 days ago

    that vending machine 'bit' cracked me up man.. spot on lol!

  • The Vengeful Engineer

    The reason why Japs are so collectively oriented socially, is because it's in their biology. Mongoloids have lesser developed social skills, resulting in a more primitive, yet coherent social hierarchy. The coherence obviously comes from their intelligence. Which is high just
    like in Caucasoids. They see things a little black and white, which is not necessarily bad.

  • jamie shelley
    jamie shelley 12 days ago

    It's been a while but I certainly miss your vids, from back when I was sold on working in Japan.
    I'll be working on AI for at least a few more years, but hell guess we'll see.
    Also I godamn loved picari sweat.

  • Random Name
    Random Name 13 days ago

    I wanna live in Japan so I can have happy ending with Japanese school girl

  • gipper d
    gipper d 13 days ago

    top gear plug was funny as hell! new cast sucks

  • Helen Beemon
    Helen Beemon 14 days ago

    I don't think I can live without sarcasm.

  • Karala Alexander
    Karala Alexander 14 days ago

    Mr Snuggles made my day

  • XB0X
    XB0X 14 days ago

    Who wants to go on a rope picnic? Wuba luaba dub dub

  • BourbonLegend
    BourbonLegend 15 days ago

    lol, the sukky killed me

  • unnkoyaro
    unnkoyaro 15 days ago

    海賊のくだりは笑った

  • Tolerance
    Tolerance 19 days ago

    5:39 Collectivism? Sounds like some dirty fucking communism to me! GET YOUR M16s MEN!

  • Daisy Kirkland
    Daisy Kirkland 19 days ago

    "A name that probably wouldn't go down too well in the West..." lmfaoooo he is so fucking funny! He's videos always have me dead lol

  • Chainsawctopus
    Chainsawctopus 19 days ago

    Okay I really your ending theme here. Is that stock or something you/a friend made? Either way, it's neat!

  • Li Anderson
    Li Anderson 19 days ago

    loooool is it a british custom to slam your fingers in the door? haha and then a clip of fingers actually being slammed in a door oh good lord

  • Nathaniel Tolentino
    Nathaniel Tolentino 20 days ago

    what i like about your videos aside from the dry humor, is that you show the personal side of JAPAN. not just some colorful, well informed documentaries. its more like knowing Japan in a personal level and i like it! more power :)

  • EdwarDLuVZzz
    EdwarDLuVZzz 20 days ago

    There's a little f*cker who messed up the French translation.
    I don't really know how to load previous translations then review them so I'll just make one again from scratch. Hopefully the video is not very long.

    Yeah, I do expect a pat on the back (eventhough I'll probably never get it and I know it, that's fine) !

    edit : after a few -hmm- hours, it's ok, I think the translation is A-OK.
    I based it on Nopelkya's work.

    Oh. Great vid btw, mate :)

    • EdwarDLuVZzz
      EdwarDLuVZzz 17 days ago

      Oh for the love of ... I don't even know who, I know I submitted two translations but one of those is ... urgh .... I just don't know how to delete it, OK ?!

      BUT the latest one is peerless (as long as peerless means "meh good enough") !
      Don't tell me I overworked myself for 5 HOURS (I was drinking beer tho cause I'm an edgy kid) for nuthin' ??!


  • Jordan Sparkes
    Jordan Sparkes 22 days ago

    Sometimes you win big on English vending machines, getting two for the price of one!

  • AngryTank Killa
    AngryTank Killa 24 days ago

    Funny part is I still use my original Xbox 360 that has gotten the red ring about 8 times, still works.

  • untitledC64
    untitledC64 25 days ago

    i loved your first videos as much as your new ones, i rewatch them all the time because i enjoy the humor, glad things are working out for you.

  • kazuyasu rioka
    kazuyasu rioka 25 days ago

    Enjoy your sukky!

  • KuroNeko
    KuroNeko 29 days ago

    "Although it looked like diabetes, and tasted like disappointment..." 😂😂😂 I've never thought that about microwave food... but... it's just so true.

  • Dri Ebz
    Dri Ebz 1 month ago

    I hope you don't mind me asking u smthn but, do you think living alone in Japan is safe for a young girl? To study?

  • Kristopher Roebuck
    Kristopher Roebuck 1 month ago

    Growing up in a Very English Background (despite being born and raised in Australia), I appreciate the perspective you bring to these videos. I consider that I think more in a Japanese mindset than a Western mindset and its nice to encounter people who reflect similar views.

  • Kemal Knight
    Kemal Knight 1 month ago

    great video

  • ExNihiloComesNothing

    And you lost weight too. Good job

  • Mr Snow [snowshapingtheworld]

    The Sukky joke made my day looool =)) <3

  • Withered Hatteras
    Withered Hatteras 1 month ago

    Japan is the best country ever

  • Caleb83
    Caleb83 1 month ago

    XDXDXD THE PIRATE STORY... I lost it when you said her reaction 🤣🤣🤣

  • Love Expert
    Love Expert 1 month ago

    お疲れ様でした、は、目下から目上の者へ
    ご苦労さまでした、は、目上から目下の者へ

    めんどくさいですよね笑

  • R Mars
    R Mars 1 month ago

    I really like your films.

  • rickiesama
    rickiesama 1 month ago

    It's not ロープ, it's supposed to be read as ロペ! But yes it's funny as.
    I reckon you should use those colloquiums in your school, good way to teach English culture to Japanese ppl.

  • 0verride
    0verride 1 month ago

    The students there were shocked that you wanted to be a pirate??

    B-but ... One Piece is an anime.. Quite a popular one at that. Not saying Japanese people all HAVE to watch anime but this series DID come from there no? O3O

  • Mimi Moar
    Mimi Moar 1 month ago

    Quoting Hofstede like a boss!! I love your vids and humour xD

  • Soilsha
    Soilsha 1 month ago

    SUKKY.... Only on Valentine's ;)

  • Chaos17 Bloody
    Chaos17 Bloody 1 month ago

    From the picture you showed in the begining when you arrived in Japan, your skin was glossy and you looked a bit bloating, now you skin looks more healthy.

  • TECHGeek
    TECHGeek 1 month ago

    Yeah because "Sukky" would go down well on the west too... LOL!

  • Myles Montgomery
    Myles Montgomery 1 month ago

    Wait, 65 cents for a pack of M&M's? Merry fucking christmas to me!

  • saltysee
    saltysee 1 month ago

    you remind me of joe thomas

  • Josh Wileman
    Josh Wileman 1 month ago

    You spent £70 on a tyre for a vectra?

  • SuperSuperdude88
    SuperSuperdude88 1 month ago

    Lmao!! 2:05 or so- white day! ya the west has no sense of humor anymore. everything is flipped to be racist

  • Dana Amnesiia
    Dana Amnesiia 1 month ago

    i dont know if youll ever read this but if so, pls answer its very important to me. I am still a student living in germany but i want to move to japan. How did you do this? Can you give me some tipps where i have to go to for maybe starting with studying abroad? what do I have to consider? (If its important, i want to study english and german and i am learning japanese in my free time)

  • Joe Ross
    Joe Ross 1 month ago

    I miss OG Top Gear

  • Jim Jones
    Jim Jones 1 month ago

    I want to move to Japan. I'm just afraid Korea and China will wipe them out

  • Michele Baker
    Michele Baker 1 month ago

    Thank you for sharing your life in Japan with us. I am from the USA. I watch all kinds of videos about Japan. I just love the culture. <3

  • Noyala92
    Noyala92 1 month ago

    I've just recently come across your channel and I really got hooked! From the topics to the way the videos are edited and presented, I think you are doing fantastic work - keep it up, can't wait to see more to come!

  • vincewooo
    vincewooo 1 month ago

    Is bad to say that I love Japan but I am living in U.K? And.....I am a Chinese

  • Anddres Torres
    Anddres Torres 1 month ago

    i can get sukky in america. but i still wanna visit japan and get some sukky over there to

  • Jeremy C.
    Jeremy C. 1 month ago

    This video is amazing

  • Jim Wong Hii
    Jim Wong Hii 1 month ago

    ha ha sucky

  • maoi
    maoi 1 month ago

    Chris, I've been thinking about moving to Japan and was wondering if I could ask you some questions? :) when did you move to Japan? And do you need a bachelors degree to get into the teaching English program?

  • Da'Mon - The World's Worst Rapper // Magician

    I recently made my first trip and I was there only 8 days, but I totally left my heart there. We were over in Shinjuku where things were a little on the colder side for social behavior, everybody wore black and had straight faces ... but outside of that we loved the people, the food, and the culture. Being humble is not something held dear in the US, but I do wish that would change. Seeing signs in the park asking people to get off their cell phones and not disturb others was very welcomed. At parks here people play their bluetooth speakers as loud as they can with no regard for others. The train rides were also nice, very quiet. I would like to visit for an extended period, but not sure my Western love of space would let me live there in a small space with my family.

  • Brogie
    Brogie 1 month ago

    THE TOP GEAR MEME LMAO THAT WAS AMAZING

  • whoop
    whoop 1 month ago

    Where'd you get the cat from? I want one! ;-;

  • Clarissa Fray
    Clarissa Fray 1 month ago

    4:54 who else paused here to read everything? ^.^

  • Michael Price
    Michael Price 1 month ago

    I have become totally hooked on these totally amazing videos - and I'm becoming alarmed at the prospect of running out of posts to watch, am I alone ? 😳

  • Bradley 96
    Bradley 96 1 month ago

    love your humor

  • GhostieBaka
    GhostieBaka 1 month ago

    Giving the gift of sukky on valentines day

  • CB
    CB 1 month ago

    Oh that's Shiodome! I stayed there a couple of times and saw those figurines, but they weren't arranged like that at the time, I'm guessing some waggish behaviour perhaps?

  • Aroni Lamar
    Aroni Lamar 1 month ago

    your analogy of english people really made me chuckle! spot on!

  • Nicknacks Nicknacks
    Nicknacks Nicknacks 1 month ago

    The Japs are the superior race of all the Asian world. Probably why Hitler worked with them. Sorry to say. Ehuh, I like you other Asians. People are people. But, Japanese watches in house movements are great. I mean, the Jap's skyscrapers withstand a magnitude 9.0 earthquake. Even the paper city like Tokyo does too. My racism aside, to be funny in my own way. lol. I love you all.

  • LittleImpaler
    LittleImpaler 1 month ago

    Japan only changes a person who accept the culture. If one of those foreigner monkeys who thinks Japan needs to bow to them and do what they do, then no.

  • tharcblack
    tharcblack 1 month ago

    If you think people are annoying on trains in London/UK, you shouldn't try trains in Spain. We are loud as hell.

  • Yuki Ren
    Yuki Ren 1 month ago

    2:20 lmao I can tell Chris was finding it hard to not laugh at his own words.

  • TotalRookie_LV
    TotalRookie_LV 1 month ago

    Hmm, "white day". Here, if DJ says it's "white dance", it means this turn girls choose partner for dance, or is this just Eastern European thing not known in the West?
    P.S. I wonder if expressions of gratitude for hard work don't stimulate hard work and overworking? I mean, I'd feel bad, if after being said "thank you for hard work" I was looking through personal e-mail or browsing the Web. So this gratitude expression is like 2in 1 - a stick and a carrot both at the same time.

  • Fdascfasfca Csacsacs

    I can't believe that seriousness about pirates. They probably thought he was a legit thirsty foreigner.

  • Charles Pwnage
    Charles Pwnage 1 month ago

    I kicked my 360 when it had the red ring of death but it fixed itself It was the power supply plug that had the problem lol

  • Kraverage
    Kraverage 1 month ago

    8480 yen for a gameboy... WTF
    (thats like 100 canadian dollars)

  • Kraverage
    Kraverage 1 month ago

    WHEN HE SAID THE THING ABOUT TOP GEAR I DIED LMAO

  • Todd Long
    Todd Long 1 month ago

    I want to move to Japan. It seems like the culture I would very much enjoy living in. Mindfulness is away of life for me. I live in America and I really wish people were more conscientious of others. My English grammar is far from spot on. Could I still find employment as an English teacher there? I do have a bachelors degree. Thanks 😊

  • C. Santos
    C. Santos 1 month ago

    i hope to see you in japan next year 😊

  • terrortorn
    terrortorn 1 month ago

    Your English is now filled with Americanisms which presumably were not there before living in Japan.

  • Coookiejar
    Coookiejar 1 month ago

    It sounds more like "Sue-key", or more commonly romanised as suki (meaning "like" which is commonly used in love confessions rather than "love"). They spelled it sukky because its a homage to pocky

  • Craig Porter
    Craig Porter 1 month ago

    I LOVE IT

  • Craig Porter
    Craig Porter 1 month ago

    GO THE CAT YOU FIT IN

  • Guillermo Perez
    Guillermo Perez 1 month ago

    I luv how Chris tried to keep a straight face when he mentions there is no better way for a girl to show her affection than to give her guy some sukky... LMAO

  • ancient catalyst
    ancient catalyst 1 month ago

    the good ol *SUCC*

  • Gego/XAREN ゲゴザレン

    So... The Japs don't understand sarcasm or humour? Welp, there goes my chance of ever going living there.

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