5 Things OKAY in Japan (but illegal/rude in the USA)

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Комментарии • 8 211

  • Jeremy Backman
    Jeremy Backman 23 часа назад

    Public drinking laws are different from city to city in America , in Denver for example it's totally ok to drink in public.

  • ThePhantom712
    ThePhantom712 11 дней назад

    How about Owning a Gun in Japan? U didnt get that did u.

  • pereiramariana35
    pereiramariana35 12 дней назад

    news flash, USA is the only country i ever heard of that you cant drink in public, USA is the weird one here

  • Maria Morales
    Maria Morales 23 дня назад

    Omg you guys are sooooo adorbes!

  • Thomas Wery
    Thomas Wery 23 дня назад

    Differences in the world make life interesting,and shows us how little we may know😁

  • Metalhead Girl Lilith-chan
    Metalhead Girl Lilith-chan 24 дня назад

    Your Senpai noticed you

  • Jeannie Bosch
    Jeannie Bosch 29 дней назад

    Yeah for snarky!!! Lol

  • matthew hare
    matthew hare 29 дней назад

    Can you at least blow your nose in the restroom

  • WeirdoCentral
    WeirdoCentral Месяц назад

    I think I avoided watching you guys cuz I knew I would get attached, because I saw the video of you guys deciding to leave you tube. I hope you guys choose to come back you are amazing

  • Pascal Simioli
    Pascal Simioli Месяц назад

    Guys are you sure this wedding is working? LOL

  • R A V E N C L A W
    R A V E N C L A W Месяц назад

    In my country, we just raise our hands until the waiter gets to our table orif they really don't notice, that's when we politely shout "Excuse me" and the waiter will just go to you. (is politely shouting even a thing?.... Probably.)

  • Ndsumslp ASAP
    Ndsumslp ASAP Месяц назад

    Where in America can you not call your waiter by saying excuse me? Well I guess my foods been spit on multiple times

  • Nastyman miha
    Nastyman miha Месяц назад

    U guys are so cute, please have a baby

  • ed low
    ed low Месяц назад

    Japanese will inspect dinnerware in a restaurant. To them, it is admiration, but to us, it is saying you don't think those items are clean.

  • 桜
     Месяц назад

    Japan sounds lit

  • Snicker- Roblox Challenges
    Snicker- Roblox Challenges Месяц назад

    How is a waiter suppose to read your mind. Everything i know is a lie america is far worse than japan.

  • sloklub olisen
    sloklub olisen Месяц назад

    How is saying “excuse me” to your waiter rude? You know what’s really rude? Whistling your waiter over, THAT’S rude.

  • Spartacus547
    Spartacus547 2 месяца назад

    Yeah that last one about blowing your nose. That's one that I think Japan should embrace

  • Marlin 666
    Marlin 666 2 месяца назад

    Adorable couple...

  • Sharie Zuluaga
    Sharie Zuluaga 2 месяца назад +1

    Body shaming is ok in Japan.

  • Atharva Langote
    Atharva Langote 2 месяца назад

    Japanese people are really million times better than others

  • Atharva Langote
    Atharva Langote 2 месяца назад

    I am Indian and love Japanese culture very much.

  • amsterdamsel
    amsterdamsel 2 месяца назад

    OMG! I've never seen your videos, before, but you two are adorable! How lovely that you are enjoying your life adventures together. Very interesting discussion, btw. I have often wondered what people who come to the US think about our cultural taboos and customs.

  • Legend TTE
    Legend TTE 2 месяца назад

    4:28 ive never seen any do it that dramatic. That comment annoyed me.

  • Kat M
    Kat M 2 месяца назад

    Her eyes are beyond beautiful

  • Luke S
    Luke S 2 месяца назад

    In new Zealand. We put up our hand to get the waiters attention. We will also say excuse me if they are taking too long as it is seen as bad customer service to be kept waiting

  • Mr Fantastic yellow
    Mr Fantastic yellow 2 месяца назад

    It sucks that I just found this channel and I love it and I love both of you and your personality but when I check the channel it said that you guys are done 😩😭

  • interests10
    interests10 2 месяца назад

    Hi Honey...

  • Mike D
    Mike D 2 месяца назад

    Omg the blowing nose thing though I just don’t get. I’m in Japan now and caught a cold and have to constantly blow my nose. I just gave up on hiding in the washrooms and starting blowing my nose in public but as silent as I ca possibly be.Everything else kinda makes sense except for this nose blowing thing.

  • BestChocolatecookiesRecipe
    BestChocolatecookiesRecipe 2 месяца назад

    Wearing surgical masks on the street- ok in japan, not ok in US unless you’re getting a chemotherapy. Clothing- us more casual/showing skin is allowed.

  • Nico Scheggia
    Nico Scheggia 2 месяца назад

    I miss you people a lot

  • Louis Cesar Ewande
    Louis Cesar Ewande 2 месяца назад

    She is so beautiful, fresh and charming!

  • Spock
    Spock 2 месяца назад

    i sensed some subtle :P displeasure against the oh-so-sweet cardboard Grace :-* from 'someeeone' ;) here!

  • Eris Byun
    Eris Byun 2 месяца назад

    I always laugh when my Japanese friend started slurping noodles😂 It's weird but I find it cute tho.

  • Kai
    Kai 2 месяца назад

    Oh xD my old workplace drink like crazy... I live in Texas currently but going back to my home state next month. Lol.

  • retrospect77
    retrospect77 2 месяца назад

    America has a slogan "land of the free & brave" but from what I have seen on the internet, a lot of American culture is quite reserved and many of their laws seem set up to treat adults like children. You cannot walk across a street unless the green light is showing, you cannot order a glass of wine in a bar when you become an adult at 18, you are not allowed to smoke or drink in public. When my parents and their friends visited New England they were told by the staff they cannot order any more drinks until they had not finished the bottle of wine they had on their table during dinner. Bizarre

  • Garlic Girl
    Garlic Girl 3 месяца назад

    I am cracking up! LOL! Oh yes if I continued to sniff my parents would get angry and tell me go blow my nose then wash my hands and come back to room or dinner or where ever we were and drinking with boss is a NO NO and I am so shocked Japan would do that....really!
    I too would cringe if someone bellowed for the waiter or waitress. EEEK! Hey we all are different. :)

  • MD Harris
    MD Harris 3 месяца назад

    My mother always said “you will know you’re ready to divorce when you can’t stand to hear them eat”. My mother never divorced my father lol, had he slurped noodles she might have

  • rtgtx
    rtgtx 3 месяца назад

    American waiters are like when you are eating they check on you every 10 minutes either interrupting your conversation or eating... but when you want to place your order or pay your bill, when you try to make eye contact with them, they pass your table again and again but they just do not look in your direction, then all you can do is to wave or call them ("excuse me") ... what else can you do? This happened to me most of the time during my 10 years living in the States.

  • Cobalt Nebula
    Cobalt Nebula 3 месяца назад

    Aw they’re so adorable!

  • kocoa berry
    kocoa berry 3 месяца назад

    Really cute couple. Her husband is really adorable. That said all around the world people think it's fun to get. I do not understand this concept. Booze is disgusting to me I know somebody else has agree with me.

  • Danielfallz Rothman
    Danielfallz Rothman 3 месяца назад

    How many more cringey interracial couples do we need to make videos about Nippon customs?

  • Lrsdredd
    Lrsdredd 3 месяца назад

    The sniffing would drive me insane! #misophonia

  • bubblygranolachick
    bubblygranolachick 3 месяца назад

    I rarely get sick, if I do I'd never leave the house while leaking from my nose. Oh, no, eww! Hopefully the whole sniffling boogers gets lost in the next generation and instead they carry cotton hankerchiefs!

  • Mag Daddy187
    Mag Daddy187 3 месяца назад

    The whole slurping and sniffing are the only things that kinda scare me away from Japan because i m veeery sensible when it comes to noises like theese^^

  • JamKrisPOP
    JamKrisPOP 3 месяца назад

    In my country is very common to raise your hand and/or "yell" (not to loud, of course xD) to get the waiter's attention.

  • Sheka Matz JAPAN LIFE
    Sheka Matz JAPAN LIFE 3 месяца назад +1

    My Japanese husband would sometimes call the waiter or shout "Sumimasen!!!" only to find out that there's an "ordering bell / button" on the table hahaha

  • Monique Grove
    Monique Grove 3 месяца назад

    Almost every country is nicer then Americans

    • poolahpot
      poolahpot 3 месяца назад

      Monique Grove
      Guess that’s why everyone’s flocking to come here eh?

  • Shark taiga
    Shark taiga 3 месяца назад

    How are supposed to eat noodles without slurping

  • Shark taiga
    Shark taiga 3 месяца назад

    In the UK its 50/50 the waiters ask you if your ready to order or give you a time limit but they are fine if you call as long as you are polite

  • Lei Fisiiahi
    Lei Fisiiahi 3 месяца назад

    Hahahahaha calling out to the waitress? I do it all the time 🤣🤣

  • 0707565
    0707565 3 месяца назад

    Now i want a beer 😂

  • 0707565
    0707565 3 месяца назад

    Guy looks like anime

  • papi
    papi 3 месяца назад

    I m from Canada and we wave and call our waiters down here. I don’t know how is that rude in America

  • Gucci Ghozt
    Gucci Ghozt 3 месяца назад

    Where I live in America if you have your menus up that means you are still looking and when you are done you put the menus down and the waiter will see that and take your order

  • David Brown
    David Brown 3 месяца назад

    Damn she’s cute

  • 64t120r
    64t120r 3 месяца назад

    The cardboard Grace, is great. Please keep it.

  • Alfred Begnoche
    Alfred Begnoche 3 месяца назад

    Great

  • Pipe Tunes
    Pipe Tunes 3 месяца назад

    No nope never
    Godzilla lives there
    Wtf!

  • Journeys MT
    Journeys MT 3 месяца назад

    Ahh, this makes so much sense now. When traveling I hung out with a Japanese friend who once had a cold. I kept thinking: " Dude, just blow your nose already!" He was just trying to be polite.

  • Missy Cronk
    Missy Cronk 3 месяца назад

    I don’t live in Japan but I would fit in. I slurp noodles, and snort my nose all the time. Also I do call the waiter or wave them over as I hate how they never seem to come otherwise.

  • SLAM BOY
    SLAM BOY 3 месяца назад

    She has to stop stretching her mouth and making her neck all tight weirds me out .

  • Queen Ramble
    Queen Ramble 3 месяца назад

    I don't even think I /could/ slurp noodles...it was so messy. And I'm really messy by nature so like we don't need to add to that.

  • Roger Chen
    Roger Chen 3 месяца назад

    Slurping! So true! My Norwegian-American step-grandfather would always castigate me no matter how I ate because it was always too noisy.

  • Jacob Martinez
    Jacob Martinez 4 месяца назад

    Drinking in public in America is legal depending on the state.

  • Top Lobster
    Top Lobster 4 месяца назад

    Americans are easily offended... so uptight.

  • Roasty Toasty
    Roasty Toasty 4 месяца назад

    Blowing your nose in public is disgusting. No two ways about it.

  • · BlueShine ·
    · BlueShine · 4 месяца назад

    I would love to visit Japan or even move there, however I know it takes a lot of commitment. But having serious social anxiety it would be difficult.

  • Qarnayn _
    Qarnayn _ 4 месяца назад +1

    In New York people will get up, yell across the restaurant, and even go to the kitchen asking where their food is or that they are ready to order. It seems rude but when you try southern hospitality up North people ignore you or walk all over you.

  • RicoLen1
    RicoLen1 4 месяца назад

    Drinking in public is not acceptable, but I wouldn't call it rude, just illegal because you're a danger to yourself and others around you if you're drunk. I don't know if the people themselves would really have a problem with it, but the police definitely would.
    I totally cringed when you talked about calling out for the waiter/waitress in a restaurant. Yeah that is definitely VERY rude! In the same way you would be loud and obnoxious to customers in a restaurant in Japan, calling out for the waiter is viewed in much the same way. It's showing disrespect to the people that serve you. I've only done it once myself and it was because our waitress herself was being rude and not doing a good job and we were running late and couldn't seem to get our check so we could pay and leave, and I was furious when I did it and I just didn't care what she thought anymore because I wasn't even going to tip her.
    Slurping is just obnoxious to listen too, like chewing with your mouth open. OMG it grates on my every last nerve. I've heard that in some cultures (not Japan) belching after a meal is a show of appreciation for the food, too and that's just not considered polite at all.
    Getting drunk at an office party will get you fired. Hearing about how the higher up in a Japanese company you are allows you more leeway to get drunk just seems very backwards to me. I've heard about this many times and every time I have a hard time wrapping my head around it.
    I don't know if sniffing is rude, but it sure is annoying. Some people blow their noses and they sound like they're blowing a horn instead. I don't know which is worse.

  • Beth Hughes
    Beth Hughes 4 месяца назад

    How did you guys meet?

  • Allyson Geida
    Allyson Geida 4 месяца назад

    what about the killing of dolphins and whales? not okay in usa, but okay in japan

  • Jean Philippe Arlet
    Jean Philippe Arlet 4 месяца назад

    Yes, in Japan people are more down to earth, they don't make such a big deal about dining out
    In america the great, especially in new york, people make a big deal about dining out, it's almost as if it's a new thing for them, most people think they're in a movie or some video, wanna be snobs.
    Like the wife said" it's rude to call out a waiter" How dare she judge a people in it's own country and culture. Yeah americans think they're better and know better, while they are laughed at mostly in foreign countries. No wonder they bombed Japan

  • Fury Nick
    Fury Nick 4 месяца назад +1

    Gave thumbs up, now as for the restaurant that is more a regional thing in the USA not being vocal in regards to getting the waiters attention. I myself am from the north east and have worked restaurants for some time in that region. People speaking out loud to get the waiters attention was not uncommon.

  • hhh
    hhh 4 месяца назад

    The problem for me visiting Japan is that I don't see trash cans on the streets. If I buy a soft drink from a vending machine, I have to carry the can for the rest of the day. Also, some bathrooms have no doors. Last week, I was at Shin-Osaka Station, East Gate exit with elevator. After I walked down to the street level, there are men's and women's rooms. There are absolutely no doorrs. As I walked up the staris, I could see the men doing business in the men's room.

  • skyson b pei
    skyson b pei 4 месяца назад

    This dude is the type of person i would try to befriend

  • wackko300
    wackko300 4 месяца назад

    Awwww...you two are a great couple.:)

  • zam023
    zam023 4 месяца назад

    I think most people around the world would put up their hand and say "excuse me" to get attention of a waiter/waitress. I don't see how that is rude O_o

  • Tara the Elusive Runaway Pea
    Tara the Elusive Runaway Pea 4 месяца назад

    My dad told us how he got drunk at a work Christmas party once and called their new CEO a "sad f**k"

  • herranton1979
    herranton1979 4 месяца назад

    I waited tables in the USA for over 10 years, and I can say without a doubt, I have ZERO problems with someone flagging me down or even hollering to get my attention, especially if I'm busy. It's my job to get you stuff. I will also say that I never even thought about spitting in someone's food. The absolute grossest thing I ever did to someone's food was to deep fry their steak after they sent it back four times. No server would ever care if you flag them down. (Just be polite and try to make sure they aren't with a different customer).

  • Animal Lover
    Animal Lover 4 месяца назад

    They are gonna spit in our food! dont do that

  • Alice Sacco
    Alice Sacco 4 месяца назад

    An American living in Italy said that blowing nose in USA is the same as in Japan. A thing you should not do. But other Americans (like in this video, and another one I watched yesterday) say blowing nose in USA is fine. What is the truth then?

  • Bedroom Pianist
    Bedroom Pianist 4 месяца назад

    Waiters are always looking at their tables in America because 70% of their wage is dependent on tips they get from the customers. The only benefit of a tip based society I guess.

  • fung ching Tan
    fung ching Tan 4 месяца назад

    In my country, the servers also will sometimes leave you when you are reading the menu. Because they never know how long the time you took to order. And the chats in between ordering food..
    So we do also call our server. Saying "hi, excuse me" with a smile cannot be considered as rude and condescending.. And not shouting also......
    And blowing nose hmm... A lil grey area. Lolz.
    But slurping noodles are also a no for me. Not because of the sound, but slurping noodles sometimes will make the stray noodles go splat to your face. Nope. Annoying. Lolz.

  • Orlando Cruz
    Orlando Cruz 4 месяца назад

    You guys are so cute.

  • The Living Embodiment WEIRD!
    The Living Embodiment WEIRD! 4 месяца назад

    I love his accent ❤

  • nailily
    nailily 4 месяца назад

    When I visited Japan, I used a tissue to dab my nose and I didn’t get any stares or tsks. I didn’t blow my nose and I didn’t sniffle. I think dabbing my nose caused a gray area, but was preferred from blowing my nose by those around me.

  • KadSkirata
    KadSkirata 4 месяца назад

    When it comes to the blowing your nose thing, IIRC its because Japan doesn't have many public trash cans like you see here. And with how they are with cleanliness, it makes sense they dont want to carry around tissues filled with snot and boogers :p

  • Matias Welz
    Matias Welz 4 месяца назад

    haha just stumbled upon this, love the girl's personality, so relateable

  • Wickdiggle Wiggle
    Wickdiggle Wiggle 4 месяца назад

    I love you guys! +1 subscriber 🔔

  • TheRealAestuo
    TheRealAestuo 4 месяца назад

    Someone blowing their nose at the table during a meal is awful.

  • Lauren Lee
    Lauren Lee 4 месяца назад

    Wait so in Japan your waiter will never come to you to order until you call out to them? Damn...but I feel like that seems so rude...

  • Patricia Hensley
    Patricia Hensley 5 месяцев назад +1

    Ah... You guys are so cute!

  • Theodore Alexander
    Theodore Alexander 5 месяцев назад

    The yelling for your waiter makes sense, i wish we could do that. And as a kid, i had a friend in like first grade and her mom would always get on her for making noise while eating. Even like sipping from her drink got the immediate 'don't sip its rude' response. Like really she's not trying to be obnoxious, she's just eating the snack you gave us.

  • Vaibhav Saini
    Vaibhav Saini 5 месяцев назад

    Also the guy’s smile is contagious
    Leaking positivity 😄

  • Vaibhav Saini
    Vaibhav Saini 5 месяцев назад

    Pause at 1:47
    I’m so sorry

  • blair montgomery
    blair montgomery 5 месяцев назад

    What a good looking couple.

  • Ambi Cahira
    Ambi Cahira 5 месяцев назад +1

    You two are adorable ^_^ I never eat out here in the US (I'm from Sweden) because I feel so horribly uncomfortable with the waiters constantly checking in if everything is alright. Its polite but it stresses me so much, feels like pressure to pretend the food is good even if it isn't or overall feel super watched about it all. Then the tipping... Honestly it feels like paying for clingyness to further say that you loved the food no matter what and I never ever feel like I got time to actually enjoy the flavors just because I felt so stressed and pressured, and it makes me try to hurry to get away so I don't chew properly which is crazy unhealthy. It's the only thing I don't think I will ever grow used to, especially with a former eating disorder. Comparing cultures is so much fun though!

    • rtgtx
      rtgtx 3 месяца назад

      So true... my experience too

  • Funtime Claw
    Funtime Claw 5 месяцев назад

    Lucky for japan

  • Masterjedi Keith
    Masterjedi Keith 5 месяцев назад

    Greetings from NYC. You both are super awesome. Thank you for sharing.👍👍😀