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

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  • Cherrie Getison
    Cherrie Getison 9 часов назад

    This was in RUclip recs. Why RUclip. Why you do this to me. ;____;

  • Peng Qin
    Peng Qin День назад

    It is so weird that Americans shouldn't raise their hands to make contact with waiters..... are they so easy to be offended?

  • Mia Cortesse
    Mia Cortesse День назад

    The waiter thing!!!! Here in Chile we call to the waiter if they're taking too long in coming to take our order, it's not really rude and people won't spit in your food 🤣. But if not, it's true!!! You just try to telepathically call them to come to your table 😂

  • Sergio Garcia
    Sergio Garcia День назад

    Lol I’ve always thought blowing your nose was disgusting

  • EVRUSSTV
    EVRUSSTV День назад

    In my opinion Japanese people are million times more polite than Americans or Europeans.

  • Abdul Hafiz
    Abdul Hafiz День назад

    Your husband is soooo cute

  • Warrior1405
    Warrior1405 День назад

    Maybe I just come from a rude family, but we will call for a waiter in Southern California, but only if they are close by.
    I have heard that at parties when people get tipsy, or drunk, that they might speak Honne with people they probably wouldn't otherwise. Is this due to the fun party, being a little influenced by the drink, or a combination? Just wondering.

  • Kyleigh Stalker
    Kyleigh Stalker День назад

    As an American server, it does get a little annoying sometimes if a guest calls after you. However, your husband seems so sweet and if you say it in a not rude way, we won’t be that annoyed bc at the end of the day, we’re at work to make sure y’all get a good experience at the restaurant we work at (:

  • geee
    geee 2 дня назад

    After having lived in Japan for a few months and now being in the US it‘s so annoying you have to make eye contact to get a waiter‘s attention. The „sumimaseeeen“ makes it soo easy (or even better, the button on the table to call for the waiter)...I hate having to stare someone down until they notice and it also takes away from the conversation you might be having on your table.

  • Sisi
    Sisi 3 дня назад

    I was laughing so hard omg, thanks guys :D

  • powered by tech
    powered by tech 4 дня назад

    This girl is so so sexy

  • Tim Dore
    Tim Dore 6 дней назад

    I thought Japanese where smart but to snif up your boogers is a sure way of getting a sinus infection. Do you also hold your bowl movements all day?

  • Nina Ristic
    Nina Ristic 8 дней назад

    I’m from Germany and I was more shocked about America than japan.. didn’t expect that

  • Silent g
    Silent g 9 дней назад

    How u got americas wife?

  • NormalStyleCrew
    NormalStyleCrew 10 дней назад

    I like that beautiful wife and unbelievably, mythically handsome husband

  • berserker7331
    berserker7331 11 дней назад

    Beautiful couple

  • DankTrix
    DankTrix 11 дней назад

    This lady was annoying me but the husband seems like a great guy

  • Doz Altair
    Doz Altair 12 дней назад

    👍Lovely couple, very informative video. Thank you so much.

  • Kiraykay Folyedo
    Kiraykay Folyedo 12 дней назад

    The husband looks like seventeen Dino/Chan!!!

  • SageModeLuis
    SageModeLuis 12 дней назад

    She must have yellowfever

  • Neil O'Neal
    Neil O'Neal 12 дней назад

    Slurping noodles loudly is peasant behavior. Just because it's been done that way traditionally, doesn't mean the tradition should continue. It needs to be updated.

  • Neil O'Neal
    Neil O'Neal 12 дней назад

    Girl has lovely eyes! I'm not sure why Americans pronounce Karaoke as "carry-oh-key". It's car-ah-oh-key, the way I've heard Japanese pronounce it, including the guy in this video.

  • Sam M
    Sam M 12 дней назад

    Drinking with you co-workers in the US varies alot based on the companies. Some have company outings where co-workers all drink together pretty regularly.

  • Hoodnetwork ktg
    Hoodnetwork ktg 13 дней назад

    She's pretty cute but weird🍵*sips*

  • Yanna Laurent
    Yanna Laurent 14 дней назад

    In France, when you want to order, you raise your hand, just like at school, and/or call out for the waiter. Is it okay to raise your hand in America ? Because just making eye contact sounds like it will take forever for them to notice you...

  • Darth Danriea
    Darth Danriea 18 дней назад

    In America you can request the waiter though? Like they'll automatically come to order your food and whatever and check in on you but it's not rude to politely call them over for a refill or extra napkins, etc. Just do it when one of the waiters walks by, I think she is making it way more big of a deal than it needs to be.

  • catwoman362
    catwoman362 19 дней назад

    Dam I was drinking in public on Halloween.. someone said something but I didn’t know it wasn’t ok lol

  • catwoman362
    catwoman362 19 дней назад

    Omg I remember I when I was in japan and at a noodle shop. People were slurpin there noodles so loud and I hated it so much I wanted to cover my ears Haha

  • Yoongi Is Married To His Award
    Yoongi Is Married To His Award 20 дней назад

    Why are they such a sweet couple aw.. I just love them. Me and my boyfriend are really similar but it's amazing to see married couples being this sweet

  • Sylkis89
    Sylkis89 23 дня назад

    I'm Central European and I'm with Japan on the calling the waiter thing. It's totally normal, how is the waiter supposed to know when to come without bothering you before you're ready to order? It's just the case of HOW you do this. If you raise your hand and politely ask "excuse me" just to draw attention, it's what you're supposed to do. If you go like "WAITER!" - that is rude... oh, and the same thing applies when you need to ask for the bill, to let them know you've finished. You either approach the counter to tell them if there is no waiter around, or if one passes by in some proximity you raise the hand or say excuse me or sth like that. Same applies when you want to make an extra order/refill/etc.
    And I kinda agree with snorting as well, like if you keep inhaling snot a lot and do this loudly, it's more polite to blow your nose for as long as you don't do this too loudly or too obnoxiously. Basically whatever is going to be less noisy and less frequent in your particular condition is gonna be the polite thing to do.

  • Nick Cage
    Nick Cage 23 дня назад

    Drinking in public isn’t illegal I don’t think, at least not where I’m from in Pennsylvania

  • rebelwalzt
    rebelwalzt 23 дня назад

    How sad! 70 so years ago everything was illegal in japan, do to the fact that Japan was imperialistic nation controlled by the military. And the USA was a free nation. Now here in the USA everything is illegal if one person is OFFENDED... I'm so glad this man is so light hearted and happy. It goes to show, he feels free!

  • Lilay Valle
    Lilay Valle 25 дней назад

    You both look good together. Hoping I can have someone from Japan too😂❤

  • Walter T
    Walter T 25 дней назад

    I guess the US are a very bizarre place. To say "excuse me" to waiters in restaurants is pretty much the norm everywhere I've been (at least in Europe where I'm from). Also, it wouldn't be illegal to drink in public in Italy (unless the specific town/city forbids it for public order reasons), and I guess it's the same in many other European countries.

  • bob king
    bob king 26 дней назад

    I always have a beer in my hand never drunk it just makes me comfy

  • Slayer Phoenix
    Slayer Phoenix 26 дней назад

    I think you're wrong about the last one. People just don't bring tissues around in America.

  • KyraKayy
    KyraKayy 28 дней назад

    I sort of don't understand the blowing the nose issue. I mean I'm from America but when I went to Japan it was cold so I had a a runny nose. Now that I think about it I'm pretty sure I blew my nose A LOT and I have had a nose problem since I was little, so it was out of control. But now that I think back to it, was I being rude and bothering people? I hope I wasn't but after watching this video I feel like I probable was. I feel bad now thinking back to it because I did it so much :(. Can someone explain to me the reason it is seen as rude, I'm a bit confused on why it is this way in this culture. Thanks!!!

  • Hien Nguyen
    Hien Nguyen 28 дней назад

    They should just take all the DO's of Japan, and all the DO's of the US, and combine em for both cultures.

  • Siobhan Fogarty
    Siobhan Fogarty 28 дней назад

    This stuff sounds fun.Yelling at waiters and slurping the noodles.

  • R H
    R H Месяц назад

    Oh I’ve put my hand up to order. Didn’t know it’s rude!! Thanks for letting me know it:)

  • cretinaceous
    cretinaceous Месяц назад

    Slurping your noodles means you can eat them hotter without burning your mouth. It’s easier to drink at work in Japan because everyone’s taking public transport home.

  • Adam Skippy
    Adam Skippy Месяц назад

    Ewww you’re husband look disgusting 🤮🤮🤮suck!!!

  • Samurai Kitten
    Samurai Kitten Месяц назад

    America is so Gay I mean tho I still call out the Waiter where I live they don't look at me Weird & you'll be Surprised at the things you can do in Cali
    well I live in New York but California & Canada(the Country) are almost very Chill so 1 State in the US & theirs Canada

  • Endless June OScon
    Endless June OScon Месяц назад +1

    In the US, it is forbidden to drink in public? As a European, I am stunned.

  • Day Lisborn
    Day Lisborn Месяц назад +2

    omg as an Asian American one of the things I'm mildly annoyed (unsure if annoyed is the right word) by is that you /can't/ yell to get someone's attention! Of course I wouldn't do this at a nice restaurant, but it's very annoying when waiters disappear (and it's more often than naught) and if you tell something to someone, half the time they acknowledge you but never put it in/pass it on! Which would be fine if they, like the other half, told you that they would flag down your waiter or something of the sort, but why pretend to understand then completely wipe it from your mind?

    • Adorable Bts' Vampire Knight
      Adorable Bts' Vampire Knight Месяц назад

      i could see why as an asia american like when u use the toliet

    • Day Lisborn
      Day Lisborn Месяц назад +1

      Also I definitely agree with the sniffing > blowing your nose, mostly just because Americans just can't seem to be hygienic. Most Americans don't wash their hands after blowing their nose, then go around touching everything. I've also seen many people at restaurants blowing their nose and keeping the napkin on the table! Gross.

  • Tormented Tantalus
    Tormented Tantalus Месяц назад

    >it's legal to drink beer in public in japan, pretty much everywhere
    That's it. I'm moving to Japan.

  • neemguy81
    neemguy81 Месяц назад

    Can you wipe your nose (without blowing) and it be OK?

  • kat lia
    kat lia Месяц назад

    I bet their baby is so cute.

  • Nikol Stoycheva
    Nikol Stoycheva Месяц назад

    The first one is literally legal almost anywhere other than America lol

  • 1cebraeker
    1cebraeker Месяц назад

    His boss sounds great.

  • Donna Haines
    Donna Haines Месяц назад

    Co workers get drunk together here.

  • Carmillia Gaming
    Carmillia Gaming Месяц назад

    poor japanese guy ... a american wife oh my god ... must be mosochist

  • Pat P
    Pat P Месяц назад

    The last time I slurped my food, I got punished for a serious lack in politeness and manners and had to be given an etiquette lesson in school the next day.

  • paint _and_sugar
    paint _and_sugar Месяц назад

    OH MY GODDD!!! I FOUND YOUR RUclipEE!! I READ ALL YOUR BOOKS ON A TEXAN IN JAPAN AND I LOVED THEM ALL!! I'M SO HAPPY OH MY GOODNESS!!

  • Doesn't matter
    Doesn't matter Месяц назад

    I'm American.I was taking an exam once and the guy next to me sniffed constantly! It got so bad that I was counting the seconds in between each Sniff and couldn't focus on my test. In my head I'm screaming at him, just BLOW YOUR FREAKING NOSE!!! I glared at him until he got up and got a tissue Lol then we had the shaking the whole table when he erased a wrong answer issue smh

  • a n d y 28
    a n d y 28 Месяц назад

    You can raise your hand on American restaurants tho

  • raXsama
    raXsama Месяц назад

    Yall are adorable lol

  • peceminecraftjem
    peceminecraftjem Месяц назад

    “This beautiful wife getting used to Japan” Me: wut

  • Holly Lovegood
    Holly Lovegood Месяц назад

    How strange. In britain we can drink in public. I didn't realise that was a thing! 😂❤

  • Aisha in Japan
    Aisha in Japan Месяц назад

    Miss your videos!

  • Ls Vijay
    Ls Vijay Месяц назад

    Ofcourse,... Imported wife 😁😂😂😂

  • Sequoya Mitchell
    Sequoya Mitchell Месяц назад

    His attitude is the best😂😂 this is why I love Japanese people

  • Andrew M
    Andrew M Месяц назад

    You can drink in public in new orleans

  • afic10
    afic10 Месяц назад

    It’s all good but waving and yelling at restaurants here in the states is the worst!!! Beyond rude.

  • Yvette Moreno
    Yvette Moreno Месяц назад

    Bisshhh we pull up in front of our buildings with drinks xD aint no cops care

  • TheHeroOfMH
    TheHeroOfMH Месяц назад

    What if you don't drink alcohol because it tastes like shit to you? (not to be rude here, just opinion) Do they fire you or something? Also I hate drunk people.

  • Levi Ackerman
    Levi Ackerman Месяц назад

    I'm more used to Japan because I'm from Thailand.

  • Daniel Johnson
    Daniel Johnson Месяц назад

    Drama girl

  • chagiRenee
    chagiRenee Месяц назад

    We should respect different cultures n not consider their ways to do things rude. Just bc we think it’s inappropriate

  • April Marie Art
    April Marie Art 2 месяца назад

    You two are just the cutest couple ❤👍

  • nightlightabcd
    nightlightabcd 2 месяца назад

    I thought it was uncouth to be walking while drinking or eating in Japan!

  • Kanna Kamui
    Kanna Kamui 2 месяца назад

    Calling people cute😂😂

  • rosemariewoodchuck
    rosemariewoodchuck 2 месяца назад

    Sucking up your snot is disgusting!!! The next think the person does is swallow and that’s just soooo so so gross!! Not to mention it prolongs the illness.

  • viebie vie
    viebie vie 2 месяца назад

    really??..its illegal drink in public in us??🤔🤔

  • Fiery :3
    Fiery :3 2 месяца назад

    My dad says to waiters
    “Hey buddy”

  • Luke Synthetic
    Luke Synthetic 2 месяца назад

    In germany you can make eye contact or say excuse me. It doesnt matter. I guess we are rude people xD

  • Salma Adra
    Salma Adra 2 месяца назад

    You can drink alcohol in public also in Belgium

  • tick tock
    tick tock 2 месяца назад

    Should change the title to "listen to the one on the right complain about everything"

  • 1thess523
    1thess523 2 месяца назад

    "they're going to spit in our food" that's my wife 🤣

  • cometflash021
    cometflash021 2 месяца назад

    Drinking in public is accepted in most part of the world.

    When I first arrived in US my sister took me out for breakfast. First thing she said to me was not to say the word knife. It didn't took long before I did. Knife in Portuguese is like saying fuckup (but without the p at the end). Couldn't say syrup either because it was to close to shutup. I thought the coffee was tea, and was wondering what to do with the little cup of cream. In Brasil we drink warm milk with our coffee, and is almost a half and half mix. Brasil coffee are super strong too compared to american coffee.

  • MST3Killa
    MST3Killa 2 месяца назад

    1) Depends where you are in the US. There are a few places you can drink in public, but certainly not 'everywhere'. New Orleans is fun...
    2) Calling out to servers is considered rude (more so if done rudely, there are nice ways of getting someone's attention obviously) because the understanding is that the server will come to you when they're able to do so. Sometimes they aren't doing their job, in which case, yeah, it's acceptable to get their attention, but most the time they're waiting other tables and such. Effectively, it's demanding services rather than the 'guest' type relationship. It's also Americans tendency to be non-confrontational when it comes to interactions with strangers and demanding someone's attention is a fairly confrontational stance in the US. Apart from New York City, Boston, and the whole of New Jersey, that is.
    3) Slurping is rude in the US because it comes across as uncivil. That probably has more to do with our European roots than anything unique to America. Eating relatively quietly (in terms of noises like slurping) will be more accepted in most places around the world than being noisy.
    4) Drinking with bosses/coworkers is entirely dependent on what you do for work, the company you work for, and your relationship with those people in particular. It's certainly not illegal to do so unless you have a very specific job type (like... an astronaut or something maybe) and it's not really taboo either apart from a slightly wider segment of jobs. Getting hammered with bosses is different. If you're just drinking and having fun... you're still probably fine. Yeah, if you go making passes at their spouses or saying horrible things, probably not a good idea no matter what country you're in.
    5) Sniffling instead of using tissue? Really? That's not rude at all. Most of the time it's just that people don't have any tissue with them or don't want to blow their nose and stuff it in their pockets until they have a trash can to throw it in.

  • Charles Thomas
    Charles Thomas 2 месяца назад

    You are indeed a proper southern lady. Italians and Hispanics have no problem yelling for a waiter or waitress and people from New York and New Jersey will chase a waiter all of the way back into the kitchen!

  • MorioRex
    MorioRex 2 месяца назад

    Wait, you're telling me saying excuse me in a restaurant to get a waiters attention is rude? This is a major revelation, I have been waving down waiters my entire life.

  • Ben Griffin
    Ben Griffin 2 месяца назад

    In West Africa, you hiss to get the waiter’s attention. Or a motorcycle taxi. Also just look vaguely foreign walking down the road and you’ll get a motorcycle taxi...

  • Missy Señorita
    Missy Señorita 2 месяца назад

    The second one is normal in Hong Kong too.

  • Goldenboy617
    Goldenboy617 2 месяца назад

    hmm..i have a deviated septum and i make that sniffing noise. guess its polite to judge people.

  • Stonemansteve II
    Stonemansteve II 2 месяца назад

    That's not just a Japanese thing, that's an Asian thing, slurping the noodles. They all do it, they all claim it makes the food taste better, and they all say it shows how much you love the food. If you slurp tea, it adds air to it, and makes it taste better, so there might be something to it!

  • deepak chandramouli
    deepak chandramouli 2 месяца назад

    Dayum those blue eyes ! Would be a shame if that turned out to be lenses...

  • Kunzilya Yerdaulet
    Kunzilya Yerdaulet 2 месяца назад

    Omg, such a cute couple! The video is very interesting and informative

  • Eve Hopskin
    Eve Hopskin 2 месяца назад

    Interesting... Interesting... Interesting.....

  • Mandy Bell
    Mandy Bell 2 месяца назад

    I like how Cardboard Grace’s shirt says “Grace Y’all” on it lol
    I so miss these two uploading! I still watch these old videos regularly

  • Ming Louie Jr
    Ming Louie Jr 2 месяца назад

    The girl has beautiful eyes 😁💖💚💛

  • than217
    than217 2 месяца назад

    Fascinating! I wouldn't have thought those things are okay to do in Japan.

  • Super PP S u c c
    Super PP S u c c 2 месяца назад

    YOUR HUSBAND IS SO ADORABLE !!

  • ILoveJesusMySavior
    ILoveJesusMySavior 2 месяца назад

    Japan sounds like the worst place in the world for someone with Misophonia.

  • CastelDawn
    CastelDawn 2 месяца назад

    ryosuke is like the best name in the universe

  • Amber Lindsey
    Amber Lindsey 2 месяца назад

    I don't think you should blow your nose in public either. But sniffling is just as bad. I find then both rude

  • TREVORVADER
    TREVORVADER 2 месяца назад

    I’m an American who slurps noodles because it’s enjoyable to me.
    My family will also wave down waiters/waitresses or say excuse me to get their attention

  • TheKnight OfCydonia
    TheKnight OfCydonia 2 месяца назад

    I would slurp noodles, however, people around me wouldn't like it..... splash screen required

  • Celestino Silva
    Celestino Silva 2 месяца назад

    slurping (not ok but not scandalous either) and nose blowing (not bad but try not to sound like a elephant in mating season) aside... thats pretty much Portugal