12 Things NOT to do in Japan

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  • quitpayload
    quitpayload 55 минут назад

    I know you were joking, but Sherlock Bones probably is the most compelling of those three movies.

  • Teodor Gumovsky
    Teodor Gumovsky 3 часа назад

    do not shit in the streets in japan....was a culture shock for me that people would call the cops on me when i did that, was pretty trippy

  • SellerThink
    SellerThink 4 часа назад

    "Maybe my cat is dead!" I'm still laughing...

  • SellerThink
    SellerThink 4 часа назад

    So many of them I wish I had known before I lived in Japan.

  • Casper Side Winder
    Casper Side Winder 5 часов назад

    I wouldn't visit let alone move there.

  • Ryu Ash
    Ryu Ash 6 часов назад +1

    I've been to Japan (Tokyo, Kyoto, Akihabara) and yes all of what you covered is true, but I'll add one more to the list. DON'T wear sunglasses. Although street performers may wear them, I got glares of disapproval from the much older folks. Apparently it meant disrespecting the sun and that was understandable, since their country flag represents it. I felt terrible for that one day wearing them. ._.

  • AnimeVideoEditor
    AnimeVideoEditor 9 часов назад

    Always keep left on escalators.

  • pawuyah
    pawuyah 10 часов назад

    "12 ting du IKKE skal gøre i Japan" Isnt that danish?

  • Daniel J
    Daniel J 11 часов назад

    Burn all chopsticks, please. How do you eat soup with chopsticks...

  • diapedesist
    diapedesist 12 часов назад

    00:27 that is same as sticking out your middle finger in America!

  • HorrorMiebie
    HorrorMiebie 15 часов назад

    *11. Dont Flirt To Any Old People Or Some Teen And Students In Japan Because One Thing They Hold Some Parts Of Your Body. YOU GET **-RAPE...-** WELL IN OTHERS CHOICE. **#RIP** Well Sometimes When Your Wearing An Anime Uniform With Short Skirts Like That..*

  • NA NA
    NA NA 16 часов назад

    What an awful stifling culture...

  • Anthony Lopez
    Anthony Lopez 18 часов назад

    So is this xmas was so lol

  • HI Joe
    HI Joe 21 час назад

    Big nibba

  • Dabid Maurice
    Dabid Maurice 22 часа назад

    Not many, but some japanese cross the street when it's red.
    Eating food in the street. Hum. True, but some kids, or people eat sometimes in the subway
    Making eyes contact with strangers in the streets could have been emphasize here.

    BERKUTO День назад +1

    Damn I can't live without some of these rules. I live in Amsterdam and outside the center and everytime when there is no car on red lights me and my friend just walk. And I go to metro with school and I use my phone so I don't need to look at someone's face.

    • redfish337
      redfish337 День назад +1

      Then there's no problem. Phone just means the phone. I know that because they called devices smartphones and iphones in order to sell more of them that the term is ambiguous now... but you're pretty much using a computer with phone capabilities and calling that a phone. No calls. (and use headphones if you're watching videos or anything else with noise)
      (The "phone" in telephone refers to voice/sound... tele+phone means far+voice/sound... So with millions of people silently using their "phones" it's a bit of a misnomer now... or at least more abstract).

      BERKUTO День назад +1

      redfish337 No I browse through social media

    • redfish337
      redfish337 День назад +1

      You talk on the phone on the train? =/ People don't like that even if it's allowed...

  • ben prastitis
    ben prastitis День назад

    Are you Stuart Lee in disguise?

  • john johnny
    john johnny День назад

    number 13 don't be a logan paul

  • jcriley76
    jcriley76 День назад

    Great video!

  • Pedro
    Pedro День назад

    R A P I S T W A R C R I M I N A L J A P E N I S.

  • Combine
    Combine День назад

    Most of these seem like common sense to me. I feel as if it's only the dumbass Americans who should worry about these.

  • JHVN Herrmann
    JHVN Herrmann День назад

    Some of the same rules apply in most of the Far East-especially the taking-off of shoes. Some counties in the Far East-don't sit on a pillow. You will notice that many women cover their mouth when they laugh-especially in China. Japanese are extremely punctual concerning time.

    • redfish337
      redfish337 23 часа назад

      They're only punctual in terms of starting time. They basically have no respect for finishing time.

  • Margareth Oliphant
    Margareth Oliphant День назад

    Hey, I'm Italian and I clicked on your video probably attracted by the title. But then, after 5 minutes, I realized it's completely in British English. Just curious, why is the title in Italian?

    • Herbert
      Herbert 5 часов назад

      It's not, youtube automatically translates some titles for you

  • Brave Burrito
    Brave Burrito День назад

    I'm gonna go and do all of these things.

  • Andrew Greening
    Andrew Greening День назад

    1) Live there in 1945

  • AK Crazy Russian
    AK Crazy Russian День назад

    No worries in the US you can walk drink and eat :-)

  • do do unar
    do do unar День назад

    1) Dont breath

  • rerevisionist
    rerevisionist 2 дня назад

    Very nice video!

  • Burning Explosion
    Burning Explosion 2 дня назад

    Schrödingers Cat

  • ayechill bro
    ayechill bro 2 дня назад

    "dont be a post-modernist in japan" that covers this whole list except the chop sticks in the rice.

    • ayechill bro
      ayechill bro 2 дня назад

      random guess. he is a post modernist.

  • Navraj Singh
    Navraj Singh 2 дня назад

    Man that Dont sound 👌👌

  • Piyu Ghosh
    Piyu Ghosh 2 дня назад +1

    Elon Musk in japan

  • Noah 6355
    Noah 6355 2 дня назад

    Don't take photo in no photo area.
    Line up If there is like.
    Don't tach or pork food.
    Don't push and hit kids.
    Don't do any wrong things even Asian tourist tell you It's okay to do. There is a lot of fake Japanese in Japan please do not copy there habit .

  • not2tees
    not2tees 3 дня назад

    Don't spit.

  • Rivka Stock
    Rivka Stock 3 дня назад

    Natzuko is not a competition for you, he adds great colors to you movies. He’s fun and not fake. I saw a white guy doing videos about China and was surprised by what he mentioned: that they do not have body odor, even the ear secretion is green and not yellow. Wow, actually different human kind within the human race. What made me remember this is that cultures are very different. It is not just a nice full not to litter etc. it stems from a total different perception of life. The fact that they burn the dead....Help!

  • Eliza Salazar
    Eliza Salazar 3 дня назад

    The shoes part made me think of Tokyo Drift when he goes into the classroom and the teacher is like "UWABAKI UWABAKI" lol

  • firefly
    firefly 3 дня назад

    Wait peapole in the UK don't respect the red light ( I live in italy so that is the reason why I am shocked; if you have ever ben to Italy you will understand )

  • theomen49
    theomen49 3 дня назад

    You can't walk around with a coffee??

  • Mike1614b
    Mike1614b 3 дня назад

    he def reminds me of Paul McCartney, the accent, the mannerisms

  • M Wasim pervez Jaan
    M Wasim pervez Jaan 4 дня назад

    No 13 dnt go there,😏

  • Acid Wolf
    Acid Wolf 4 дня назад

    Are you single? Cuz if you are can I hit you up? 👀👀

  • Ja Guar
    Ja Guar 4 дня назад


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    Legit Plug 4 дня назад


  • Rachel Lowden
    Rachel Lowden 5 дней назад

    Don’t take photos inside the shrines :)

    • redfish337
      redfish337 4 дня назад

      You can. It's usually well marked where you can't.... often the main part where you'd most want to take pictures. =P
      Though one time at.. I think Kiyomizu-dera... a Japanese man was joking about how all the foreigners were taking pictures where they weren't supposed to. And I looked... and I thought, how tf is the average person supposed to see that sign?! And not only was it terribly marked, it was reaaallly wordy. But that's the exception. Usually it's just a sign of a camera with a big slash or X mark across it

  • Rob Brama
    Rob Brama 5 дней назад

    Japan sounds like an absolutely terrible country to live in.

  • N n
    N n 5 дней назад

    Not all things can’t do in this video😂
    I’m japanese

  • Aei Ou
    Aei Ou 5 дней назад

    And yet they work their people to death and make them commit suicide for not being perfect or performing their work at the level they should. The shoes and crossing the road are the same in Finland.

  • kitty time
    kitty time 5 дней назад +1

    LOL it says the tital in my languige

  • Ayumi
    Ayumi 5 дней назад

    I came back to this video after all this time and hes right, dont tip us, a guy tried to give me $10.00 US ( i think thats right ) in a tip, i rejected and he got super angry and was insistence ( no offence but was a foreigner ) i took his money he was then magically happy and left while i felt horrible and he almost made me cry because he was yelling at me thinking im being rude when i didn't intention to
    *Thank you very much but please dont* have a fun trip

  • DigiFox0
    DigiFox0 5 дней назад +1

    Interestingly, the reason there's so few bins, in Tokyo at least I can't speak for everywhere, is that a few years back there was a lot of terrorism involving bins and poison. People would get pricked when they went to put something in a bin.
    It created a societal stigma against public bins, so they're really rare now, only really near vending machines and convenience stores.
    That's what the guy at the local Izakaya said, at any rate (incidentally, if any of you are ever in Daimon and want to meet the nicest man I have *ever* met, check out HJ-Bar. The owner speaks like 6 languages, and he's just such a nice bloke)

  • DigiFox0
    DigiFox0 5 дней назад

    I watched this about 4 times before I flew out in March, really helped and took away a lot of the anxieties I had about going to a country where I couldn't read anything 😂

  • José Ponterrego
    José Ponterrego 5 дней назад

    In my country people can't fucking wait for the green light, is not that hard, I always do and people look at me as if I was a weirdo

  • WarmindMars
    WarmindMars 5 дней назад

    So, it's ok to go into a store with your shoes on?

    • redfish337
      redfish337 5 дней назад

      Yes. "All" stores are shoes on (I'm sure there's an exception somewhere). If you are going as a tourist you'd probably only run into shoes off situations in certain shrines/temples/historical places, and possibly, certain restaurants/izakaya. You could go there for weeks and never run into a situation where you'd need to take off shoes.

  • Brad Spitt
    Brad Spitt 5 дней назад

    don’t have bow legged children!

  • Rue McBleazy
    Rue McBleazy 5 дней назад

    am enjoying the background music

  • Rosella's Penguins
    Rosella's Penguins 5 дней назад

    Your allowed to use your phone but you can use it cause almost everyone uses their phone

  • Zo
    Zo 5 дней назад

    A foreigner telling others what not to do in a foreign country.
    It's like some guy telling others of what's not to do in your home. Rather than you tell others what not to do in yr house.

    • redfish337
      redfish337 5 дней назад

      It's better to get the scouting report from someone else if possible actually.

  • Zo
    Zo 5 дней назад

    Most country do not need tips. Only minor countries require tips.

  • Aloha's Adventures
    Aloha's Adventures 5 дней назад

    Great advice! Did you visit a Japanese Ryokan? If you didn't, you should try one on your next trip to Japan. The only problem is the pillows are filled with rice so it might be a little hard to sleep. :)

  • Ryan Leiby
    Ryan Leiby 5 дней назад

    Why shouldn’t I eat and walk at the same time in Japan

  • Feeluck
    Feeluck 6 дней назад

    12 things not to do in japan: 1) being Logan Paul

  • Lizy B
    Lizy B 6 дней назад

    3:53 Look around......

    • redfish337
      redfish337 5 дней назад

      No calls.... a smartphone is a computer with phone capability. You can use the computer part of the device- don't use the phone.

  • Amy Galliher
    Amy Galliher 6 дней назад

    This may be in one of your videos, if so I apologize as I have watched a lot of them, but not all (yet!) -
    Have you been to any of the Hachiko monuments? If so, which ones and would you recommend the visit? I was really moved when I learned about his story and would like to pay my respects to such a good dog!

    • redfish337
      redfish337 5 дней назад

      Simply as a matter of course, you'll pass by the Hachiko Statue in Shibuya. If you're not shopping, clubbing or going to a livehouse, there's not actually that much to do in Shibuya... but it's nevertheless essentially required for someone to go there. That poor statue of Hachiko, dead 10x over by second hand smoke, has finally gotten a reprieve. Now it's just lots and lots of tourists.
      Hachiko was cremated and laid to rest by his master- but the fur was kept and is stuffed and on display in the Science Museum of Ueno. Although this museum doesn't have that much to do with Japan, it's probably by favorite of the Ueno museums and is a decent size, so if you like science you may want to spend a few hours there. While the special exhibits can be a bit expensive, the regular entrance fee is only 620 yen (~$5.50 USD). While you probably can actually go find the actual grave in Aoyama Cemetery... that's not really my thing. You could do a walking tour from Shibuya up through Harajuku and then on to Aoyama Cemetery, but it's closer to Roppongi and you could just take a train a couple stops there in any case.
      There's a new statue at the University of Tokyo. I haven't seen it... but Todai is walkable from Ueno Park.
      There are a couple statues up in Akita Prefecture in the far north of the main island of Japan. While I've never been, I can't imagine this would be worth it for anyone not going to Akita primarily for some other reason... And even then I don't really think it'd be worth it.
      So basically, everyone sees it at Shibuya... but it's more meeting place and tourist attraction than a place to actually pay respects. Going to the actual grave is a long walk from here, but passes tourist areas almost the whole way. Alternatively it's a few stops by train. And on the Ueno side, the stuffed fur and the new statue at Todai are relatively close and can be hit in one go. The two statues up in Akita are basically all the way across Japan and so no one really goes to those unless you're up there anyway.

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  • Havoc Playz
    Havoc Playz 6 дней назад

    7:25 you don't need to be in Japan for this to happen.

  • Raelein Mokulehua bowen
    Raelein Mokulehua bowen 6 дней назад

    follow anime

  • Sean Michael Almeland
    Sean Michael Almeland 6 дней назад

    That don't cross on red light law isent just in Japan it is in Australia to and should be in all countries!

  • Don't Click on my Profile Picture
    Don't Click on my Profile Picture 6 дней назад

    Should have pasted a part of Logan Paul's Vlogs and make it so it matches the dont

  • Chad Larimore
    Chad Larimore 6 дней назад

    These rules would apply to life in general....it's just held as a standard there...bravo Japan

  • Ookami Da Boi1da
    Ookami Da Boi1da 6 дней назад

    Great video! I hope my channrl can be as informative about Japanese life as yours is lol! If anyone wants to check it out have a look see!

  • Jeff K
    Jeff K 6 дней назад

    Another big one is don't wear shorts. I was told it's disrespectful.

  • CrazyRiverOtter
    CrazyRiverOtter 7 дней назад

    Aw man, as fond as I am of a lot of stuff from Japan, I couldn't survive in that culture. I'm too bumbling and doofy.

  • Tony_FREAKING_Stark
    Tony_FREAKING_Stark 7 дней назад

    Sherlock Bones honestly sounds amazing.

  • Petite Gacha and Games
    Petite Gacha and Games 7 дней назад

    Already sorting my trip when I’m going in three years

  • String
    String 7 дней назад

    This is a 12 min video and i have had 7 adds. Im only 3/4 of the way through...

  • thechannelitrollwith
    thechannelitrollwith 7 дней назад

    My recent trip was Tokyo (met Trami, cool gal), Hiroshima, then Osaka (Kong-Rey didn’t wanna meet us there). Anyway, I road on every type of transportation imaginable. The quietness on the train was pretty spot on in Tokyo and Hiroshima. Then BAM. As soon as I got on my first train in Osaka I was met with a wall of sound . The locals were all having loud conversations in groups of 5-10+. Everyone was replying and reacting and everything. The subsequent train rides there weren’t quite as loud, but there was definitely a lot more talking and general noise in the local trains there, particularly on Keihan Railway ones. Just thought it was interesting. Didn’t seem like a general western/southern thing because Hiroshima wasn’t like that. But moving back up to Kansai, even in Kyoto (of course there were a lot more foreigners there), there was a whole different vibe.

  • Tom Easton
    Tom Easton 7 дней назад

    film a dead body

  • Dirk Digler
    Dirk Digler 7 дней назад +1

    1 thing to know - don’t go - dog eating bastards 👌💯

    • Bonnie Cochran Jensen
      Bonnie Cochran Jensen 5 дней назад


    • viktor1496
      viktor1496 6 дней назад

      How is a dog different from eating a pig or a cow?
      Pigs are actually more intelligent than dogs are + eating dog is totally not widespread and more a chinese thing

  • Macy Wong
    Macy Wong 7 дней назад

    sucks when your asian so they think you already know the rules :") Also to add on the list: DO NOT SPEAK CHINESE SPEAK ENGLISH IF YOU CAN they are nicer to you

  • Fatou Mendy
    Fatou Mendy 7 дней назад +1

    Randomly came across this video... realized That Japan and I aren’t meant to be...lol

    PREPFORIT 8 дней назад +33

    I WISH ALL these DONTS were In The USA and Canada too !
    Only Pigs Litter.

    • DV CA
      DV CA 4 часа назад

      in the state of Georgia, 90% of the litter crews on the roadside are convicts (usually there is a sign letting you know the litter pickup crew are state prisoners), so i help them work with whatever trash i have in my vehicle cuz fucks those guys

    • Chiiva
      Chiiva 8 часов назад

      Then you're a pig? Everyone has at least littered once in their life even if they didn't know

    • Kasum :3
      Kasum :3 8 часов назад

      Look, I love quietness and order but just think a bit about how terrifyingly boring and stressful would be to live in a society like Japan. I hate loud people, but I can get to be loud too sometimes. I hate people that get too close to me but I wouldn't be able to bear not demonstrating love to a couple in the streets. I used to want to go to Japan but they are just too... Japanese.

    • JayBlockMan1
      JayBlockMan1 22 часа назад

      Then gtfo weeb

    • Karol Juszczak
      Karol Juszczak День назад

      PREPFORIT I agree!

  • Tha Mark of Buddha
    Tha Mark of Buddha 8 дней назад

    Oh man, this video was too hilarious.. LMAO

  • Marachime
    Marachime 8 дней назад

    I love that you can see you tried to use a pen that didn't work on that business card. XD

  • Jan van Beek
    Jan van Beek 8 дней назад

    I have a question?,I met a Altern Japanese Idolgroup I love In America for the first time,When I say goodbye I accidentally gave them a hand,and they put their two hands around my hand,what does that mean?,and do I have to feel stupid?,didn't know that before,and they won't want a hug because it was not allowed by their management,I ask it first,I think its because of safety

    • Jan van Beek
      Jan van Beek 8 дней назад

      It was a Japanese Idol Group performing @ Saboten Con 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona,a sort of anime convention,the group is called Candye♡Syrup,thanks for the information,so its normal,I pay only for a picture/cheki with them

    • redfish337
      redfish337 8 дней назад +1

      Well, I don't know what the event was, but that's a pretty common way for idols to do handshake events/akushukai. They are well-practiced in handshakes and since those handshakes are deliberate and not a formality (ie, people sometimes PAY for them), most try to give the best handshake they can.
      And while they may not be aware, it's a good method. Handshake pressure preference varies greatly between cultures, and most Japanese people are not practiced in them. To me, they come across as limp. But the 2-handed encircling method shows attention and care without having to use a strong handshake.

  • TheHujnik
    TheHujnik 8 дней назад

    autoplay rip

  • Jason C
    Jason C 9 дней назад

    Love this, hope to visit Nihon someday!

  • Clark Dauphin
    Clark Dauphin 9 дней назад

    Don't look someone directly in the eye

  • Amelia Zara Krogh
    Amelia Zara Krogh 9 дней назад

    Basically anything logan Paul did
    But do what pewds did

  • David Rheinhardt
    David Rheinhardt 10 дней назад

    Why German ?

  • XxFire xX
    XxFire xX 10 дней назад

    Thanks for the tips thinking of visiting there

  • Louise Barrowman
    Louise Barrowman 10 дней назад

    This was REALLY helpful 👏👍

  • Chelsie
    Chelsie 10 дней назад


  • James Machin
    James Machin 10 дней назад

    "You don't wanna stuff someone's physical extension down your back pocket" ooer

  • Clark Tanaka
    Clark Tanaka 10 дней назад

    Greetings from Japan!! Trash cans were banned (greatly decreased) after the terrorist act in Ichigaya Subway with Sarin Gas. That’s why the bins all have see through windows to see there are nothing harmful in there. And like you mentioned, there is an etiquette of bringing back your own trash home for disposal.

  • Mario R
    Mario R 10 дней назад

    You forgot one, - don’t cross your legs sitting in the trains, stay within the perimeters if your space.

  • Ing Herrera
    Ing Herrera 10 дней назад

    Don't cross leg with left ankle on right knee.... showing bottom of shoe/sole

  • Magic Man
    Magic Man 11 дней назад +1

    You forgot to NEVER mention the Nanking Massacre