Escaping to a Secluded Japanese Mountain

  • Опубликовано: 13 мар 2018
  • People often romanticise the idea of retreating to a secluded mountain, to a temple or shrine. Now I can see why. (Even if the tranquility is somewhat disturbed by the presence of Ryotaro).
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  • Govind
    Govind 7 часов назад

    4:58 XD

  • Steven Z
    Steven Z День назад +1

    Does anyone know what this is called? 14:29

  • Good Guy Player2
    Good Guy Player2 3 дня назад

    Oh man, that vague answer now makes me really want to know if Natsuki and Ryotaro actually DO dislike each other or something...
    On a side note: great video, I've never seen snow in real life, I wish to do so one day; but that's a difficult wish to fulfill living in México City (we get some crappy storms with ice hailing AT BEST =(...)

  • 自然の戦士
    自然の戦士 5 дней назад


  • MadisonA 207
    MadisonA 207 6 дней назад

    Why is Ryotaro unmarried? Just had to say.....

  • JustAGeek
    JustAGeek 7 дней назад

    Master Hoshino seems like the wise NPC that bestows great powers to the player character

  • mx2000
    mx2000 8 дней назад

    This landscape is like a fairytale come to life.

  • R. H.F.
    R. H.F. 8 дней назад

    the origins of the risottoro

  • silviaison
    silviaison 8 дней назад

    This place is beautiful 😍

  • Lee Nuxunumo
    Lee Nuxunumo 8 дней назад


  • Kaley Warg
    Kaley Warg 9 дней назад

    ''(Laughing in Risottoro)''

  • Ade Edmondson
    Ade Edmondson 10 дней назад

    Chris...... I've been planning a Japanese trip for a while now. This episode has added another destination to my list !!! :D

  • Maine Coon Training
    Maine Coon Training 10 дней назад

    One of your top videos so far mate, ty for sharing, I doubt I will ever go to Japan, but who knows...

  • Mr. Way2Woke
    Mr. Way2Woke 10 дней назад

    It's breathtakingly beautiful!
    To experience such beauty, to live in the moment, to simply be in Japan, this is the direction of my life. Thank you Chris!

  • Get Germanized
    Get Germanized 11 дней назад

    This is definitely something I'd try! It looks so beautiful and serene! Man, I love Japan!

  • Kamalakannan A R
    Kamalakannan A R 11 дней назад

    8:02 Damo!! Zen Buddhism founder Boddhidharma

  • Sean Durham
    Sean Durham 12 дней назад

    That shot at the 11:00 minute mark looking up at snow covered trees is so fucking gorgeous! The way the defuse light from the sky shines through the misty falling snow.

  • Bigbacon
    Bigbacon 12 дней назад

    seriously want to do this. I like winter, cold, and amazing mountain hikes.

  • MrGrayArrow
    MrGrayArrow 13 дней назад

    I wish you would make more of this videos :-)

  • rick
    rick 16 дней назад +1

    anyone know the song that starts at 10:52? its so lovely

  • Katze Snow
    Katze Snow 16 дней назад

    "I can feel I'm in the moment." Isn't that what so many of us want? That man was so empowering. Amazing video, Chris.

  • Happy Dolphin
    Happy Dolphin 16 дней назад


  • Beata Thakur
    Beata Thakur 16 дней назад

    Thank you for sharing all your interesting, funny and beautiful videos.

  • Nyxnik
    Nyxnik 18 дней назад

    Hey, you may not read this but if you do I'd like to ask a question: Where do you get the music used in your videos from?

  • Daniel Choi
    Daniel Choi 21 день назад +1

    What's the song that starts at 11:02? It's really, really good

  • Robert Dean
    Robert Dean 22 дня назад

    British accent smuggler!

  • alex l
    alex l 23 дня назад

    What do u mean pork grown in this area... it's not a plant

  • Curtis Plagge
    Curtis Plagge 26 дней назад

    Please go to Koyasan !

  • mikeyjnz
    mikeyjnz 26 дней назад

    Ryotaro has had some training!

  • Barnamo Nyan
    Barnamo Nyan 28 дней назад

    Hey Chris, I am going to Japan for a Year at the end of September and I really want to go skiing, but I don't really have the space to take winter equipment with me. How is your experience with buying warm winter jackets in Japan? Do they have bigger sizes for Europeans or is it hard to find the right size? By the way I love the videos man. Thanks for the entertainment

  • Richard Hamm-Brown
    Richard Hamm-Brown Месяц назад

    i had to comment that i would love to see a movie called "Gon with the rice" so long as it portrays real 17 or 18th century Japanese migrating on horseback through perral in a sort of zigzag motion till they reach there destination despite all there obstacles along the way only to have one or so caricature live to the 1990"s to tell there story before they die...

  • Roly
    Roly Месяц назад

    Omg! In the U.K. if we get 1cm of snow suddenly the whole country shuts down and goes into panic mode

  • thunder 200
    thunder 200 Месяц назад

    How did you arrange to do this in winter? As I'm traveling to Japan in January/February and would love to give it a go.

  • c0ntag10n
    c0ntag10n Месяц назад

    Did you live in Sakata?

  • dan singhh
    dan singhh Месяц назад

    like a magic I must say

  • ron cipriano
    ron cipriano Месяц назад

    I think you should ryotaro more he's more knowledgeable than natsuki.

  • Justin Jeffries
    Justin Jeffries Месяц назад

    Still one of my favorite videos from you Chris

  • Peony Rose
    Peony Rose Месяц назад

    I want to be Ryotaro's fan girl, but he's already married.... Fan girling canceled.

  • Drea DeVivo
    Drea DeVivo Месяц назад

    Thank you so much for this episode! (O_O) So interested in Yamabushi training. So wonderful to know people are actually living like this every day. Love that your guide used to work in advertising in Tokyo then picked up and went to live on a mountain. Looking forward to seeing your summer Yamabushi training experience!

  • Saptak Mukherjee
    Saptak Mukherjee Месяц назад

    how much does it cost Chris ?

  • SpaceCowBoi
    SpaceCowBoi Месяц назад

    All the snow falling from the tree looked absolutely stunning

  • happy whitecoco
    happy whitecoco Месяц назад

    Looks magical mountain
    Are women visitors welcome

  • Marshal Giggleman
    Marshal Giggleman Месяц назад

    That snow and the forest looks absolutely gorgeous. I would love to visit norther Japan someday. I thought Japan was one big crowded city of concrete and steel and asphalt. Why aren't there more people living in these places? Can one purchase land here cheap, or is it all protected by the government? This area and Hokkaido both look like a great place to buy a plot of land and build a cabin and retire to.

  • Adam Romero
    Adam Romero Месяц назад

    I'd bang both of them.

  • steve1978ger
    steve1978ger Месяц назад


  • pattmyn
    pattmyn Месяц назад

    LOL New best term ever for saying it's cold out - "It's a mere 'Fuck-all' degrees Celsius'". I have no idea why but I pretty much died laughing on the spot.

  • C. Miles
    C. Miles Месяц назад

    Ryotaro is my favourite guests on your channel. He is so funny just like you.:)

  • Loopmootin
    Loopmootin Месяц назад +45

    People always praise Natsuki, and i understand why, he is hilarious! But i really really think Ryotaro is awesome as well! He is probably my favorite co star of the show :P But nothing on this show beats Chris' sarcasm... ^^

    • Loopmootin
      Loopmootin 11 дней назад +1

      Kamalakannan A R it may be a bit offensive if you're a snowflake who takes everything personal.. But it's definitely not racist :-)

    • Kamalakannan A R
      Kamalakannan A R 11 дней назад

      Isn't calling them mental and maniac racist? Or is it normal in UK to call your friends that

  • Cory Sanders
    Cory Sanders Месяц назад

    Well now I know, how freakin' majestic, your Show is awesome! I'll tell people all the time how awesome is Japan.

  • Carla Nolalliv
    Carla Nolalliv Месяц назад

    Hoshino-san is the coolest looking man ever! Thank you for sharing this wonderful experience, Chris.

  • Daviddog Das it
    Daviddog Das it Месяц назад

    Yeah but y was squidward having sex with the puffer fish

  • hybredmoon
    hybredmoon Месяц назад

    I'm sitting here, it's 8am. I havent slept. I havent got anything to do. Just feeling this lost kind of detachment from the world around me. And then I watch this, and that mountain is so breathtakingly beautiful that I actually start to weep. It's been so long since I wanted something. Really felt a need to do something or experience something. But this... I *need* this in a way I cant properly express. Somehow, someway, I have to do this.

  • Alastor
    Alastor Месяц назад

    Ryotaro is miracle of the universe.

  • Kuba Fraszczyk
    Kuba Fraszczyk 2 месяца назад

    What did you teach in such gorgeous city?

  • Antoinette Demarie
    Antoinette Demarie 2 месяца назад

    OMG look at that scenery!!! I could live there.

  • Vicky Yabe
    Vicky Yabe 2 месяца назад

    Wow, Yamanushi Do exists!

  • Casey Beane
    Casey Beane 2 месяца назад

    That looks absolutely beautiful

  • Kent Kawamura
    Kent Kawamura 2 месяца назад

    “In Japan in winter, you live and die by the grace of the kerosine heater.”

  • Koshi Matthews
    Koshi Matthews 2 месяца назад

    You damn RUclipr guy, you made me miss the deadline for preparing the question paper for my high school class. I thought I'd watch one video and stop, but ended up binge-watching half the videos on your channel! I will be coming in person to exact revenge!
    (btw I love the way you present! Now you better start helping me prepare those questions.)

  • えみこEmiko
    えみこEmiko 2 месяца назад

    Laughs in Risottoro
    Laughing in Risottoro pt. 2

  • Stephen Wolf
    Stephen Wolf 2 месяца назад

    What was the vegan dish that looks like a brick of flan?

  • Stephen Wolf
    Stephen Wolf 2 месяца назад

    So beautiful in the mountain!

  • Meikka V
    Meikka V 2 месяца назад

    Hahahahaha. So this is the video when it was “exposed” that they are just one person.

  • spacebaged
    spacebaged 2 месяца назад

    What that man said was so profound. Thanks for putting this on RUclip, it's one of your best videos in my opinion.

  • john li
    john li 2 месяца назад

    dead people dont talk. duh

  • Sophia
    Sophia 2 месяца назад

    I love watching your videos so much! They are so funny and informative and I am from the UK and have been learning Japanese for a few years now. My dream is to go there and hopefully live there for awhile. 💜 Also a random question, what is the music at the beginning of this video? I heard it and fell in love with it. Thanks ☺️

  • oday sati
    oday sati 2 месяца назад

    I hate sea food

  • Khaltzane Caisirce
    Khaltzane Caisirce 2 месяца назад

    Definitely on my to do list while living in Japan

  • Enjeru Kuro
    Enjeru Kuro 2 месяца назад

    question Chris, do you do a "normal" everyday job, or is it just RUclip? I'm not trying to troll I swear I'm just curious

  • Victor Arriola
    Victor Arriola 2 месяца назад

    A risottoro without his rice is just ryotaro

  • Randomgeek45
    Randomgeek45 2 месяца назад

    This honestly sounds like paradise, escaping the merry go round of modern life to a secluded mountain temple and walking the path to the shrine in perfect harmony in the hopes of self discovery and reflection. Amazing video man. When I visit Japan I must try this.

  • Neon Leon
    Neon Leon 2 месяца назад

    In the west, these people would be called hippies. It sounds mean but think of what people would call someone saying things like "I need to feel nature" or "on the mountain, I become an animal"... You don't even need to take in the meditation part to call them hippies.

  • LivelifeLuke
    LivelifeLuke 2 месяца назад

    This was a really beautiful video during your trek.

  • Mark Hayos
    Mark Hayos 3 месяца назад +1

    Cool, a Ryotaro video, hope the food is better than the ramen video for you guys.....

  • Rcksn [XC]
    Rcksn [XC] 3 месяца назад

    10:25 best scene

  • Caledon Fraszer
    Caledon Fraszer 3 месяца назад

    Sir Chis, remember how you once said you were convinced Ryotoro was trying to kill you? I'm pretty sure calling him Rissotoro isn't helping your odds any.

  • harsha prakash
    harsha prakash 3 месяца назад

    It's so like India......... spirituality and vegetarianism and all......😊

  • Jenn b
    Jenn b 3 месяца назад

    My god the snow scenes were so beautiful

  • Joseph Newhouse
    Joseph Newhouse 3 месяца назад

    sounds cool! Fascinating gateways, symbolic with the red and black. .

  • Indigo Blue
    Indigo Blue 3 месяца назад

    Love you're channel. Watched a lot of you're stuff before coming to Japan to make my own RUclip travel videos:)

    • Ale Ripp
      Ale Ripp 16 дней назад

      Please don't

  • Todd Vlogs
    Todd Vlogs 3 месяца назад

    Is that a jojo reference

  • Gaurav Verma
    Gaurav Verma 3 месяца назад

    I have literally seen all your videos - but this one, is the best. i have seen it almost 20 times but cant get over it... Amazing job Steve San..

  • idris sugiarto
    idris sugiarto 3 месяца назад

    Im so into this kind of things. Anyone know how much it cost?

  • Luciano Eguchi
    Luciano Eguchi 3 месяца назад

    Amazing trip! Arigato Gozaimaçu for the vídeo!

  • mrsaka1211
    mrsaka1211 3 месяца назад

    (Laughs in Risottoro)

  • Bravelycold
    Bravelycold 3 месяца назад

    Right know I am 20 years old and I am having a crisis with my life where I am lost with my self and all I do are stupid decisions that make me sad and get even more lost with my self, so I am caught in a loop where I cant find the answers I seek.
    The moment you whent to the forest dressed in white, showing the beauty of the place, what the monk had to say about himself, and everything else, I remember that I used to enjoy the present and I didnt think about the future as much as I do now, I knew who I was and what I wanted. So it opened my eyes, I know this strange but thanks, somehow a video of this trip made me realise what I need to do, so I can become how I once was and stop this loop of stupid decisions.
    Also sry for the spelling errors, english is my second language as I live on Argentina, and we speak Spanish.

  • faisal young
    faisal young 3 месяца назад

    Risottoro! The Beginning.

  • alexander eisma
    alexander eisma 3 месяца назад

    is this on December?

  • moonlightstripes
    moonlightstripes 3 месяца назад

    if you could, would you go visit this place again but during summer time? I would like to see a comparison of the two and how different the experience would be.

  • tina silver
    tina silver 4 месяца назад

    Simply a wonderful vid about a wonderful experience. I done alot, but nothing like this. Thanks so much for sharing.

  • catoushka1
    catoushka1 4 месяца назад

    I absolutely adore your face Chris. Great content too.

  • Irrapture
    Irrapture 4 месяца назад +4

    Videos like these are the types of videos that make my day better, and the type of video that I will rewatch countless times.

  • Sylnth
    Sylnth 4 месяца назад

    This is the most beautiful video I've seen recently. Congrats Chris!

  • Seohn Aranys
    Seohn Aranys 4 месяца назад

    I thinjk this video may have brought the website to down. can't connect to it.

  • Seohn Aranys
    Seohn Aranys 4 месяца назад

    Absolutely beautiful. Wish I had some high-resolution pictures of the scenery as you are walking in silence with the snow falling from the trees and the mountain stream.

  • Electronic Aardvark
    Electronic Aardvark 4 месяца назад

    You know it’s gonna be perfect if it’s a Ryotaro episode

  • Flozian91
    Flozian91 4 месяца назад

    I never thought about the fact that traditional japanese houses are so badly insulated. how did they keep warm before electric heaters? and yes, that is a serious question, because i think open fires or coal pans would pose a serious fire hazard in homes with tatami floors

  • theoneandonlyyoko
    theoneandonlyyoko 4 месяца назад

    Does ryotaro work for the goverment on tourism? or what, I know that he wants to bring more people to sendai, Im curious because he said that he lived in germany 2 years

  • Emperor Gryphon
    Emperor Gryphon 4 месяца назад

    What is that song playing in the beginning?

    • Sophia
      Sophia 2 месяца назад

      Emperor Gryphon I'm am looking for the song desperately! Have you found out what the song was called?

  • Hermes 45
    Hermes 45 4 месяца назад

    just found out about this chanel. I just spend 7h binge watching your videos, you have now convinced me to move to japan. See you soon my friend.( subbed after 2 minutes of the first videos i watched on your Chanel.)