4 Ways Living in Japan Changed Me

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  • Опубликовано: 18 мар 2017
  • For the 100th video, I look back on ways Japanese culture may have changed my personality.
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  • AGbaby235
    AGbaby235 2 часа назад

    That poor XBOX 360!!

  • tudor bocastorta
    tudor bocastorta 11 часов назад

    looks like diabetes and tastes like disappointment

  • BluesyBor
    BluesyBor 13 часов назад

    Pocari Sweat? That's nothing, man, years ago a large company from Poland tried to introduce their new drink abroad, name of that drink would translate as "luck" which is nice. Too bad that in polish they used a bit colloquial synonym for it, which iiiiiis... Fart.
    Would you like to have a drink called "Fart"? ;)

  • Abhijith I.S
    Abhijith I.S День назад

    Find someone who looks at you like Chris looks at a business card :P

  • Alicja Jaworska
    Alicja Jaworska 2 дня назад

    Congratz on 100 videos! :D And yes post-haircut ^^

  • companymen42
    companymen42 2 дня назад

    Nah dude, America’s got the world beat in wired.

  • Christy Boxall
    Christy Boxall 3 дня назад

    100th episode?! I just discovered this and this is my 7th episode xD love it!

  • _merpitscassandra_
    _merpitscassandra_ 3 дня назад

    Hm

  • Ertiyed
    Ertiyed 4 дня назад

    sukky is obviously a word play on 好き :P

  • Josh Westergren
    Josh Westergren 5 дней назад

    Love the humor and your channel!

  • Teacher Dude
    Teacher Dude 5 дней назад

    Greece and Japan in the same category? Well, it is a deeply social culture but "greater regard for social structures? Hmmmm!!! Though I'd agree that people are very very aware of those around them.

  • Kerlebsky
    Kerlebsky 5 дней назад

    *No way to show a guy your affection than giving them some sukky*

  • SUNON JIE
    SUNON JIE 6 дней назад

    only found your channel today

  • dave
    dave 7 дней назад

    I just fell on this channel and glad I did as you put out the facts of Japan and how its a beautiful country. With a great deal of humor. I watch other channels on different countries but this is the best. Thanks much heres to 1,000,000 subs

  • oday sati
    oday sati 9 дней назад

    So funny

  • Bullconnor
    Bullconnor 9 дней назад

    When he said he'd rather slam his fingers in the door idk why but I lost it 😂😂😂😂

  • Alex Bronoco
    Alex Bronoco 9 дней назад

    Schrödinger's cat must have caused a national crisis in japan.

  • Plague
    Plague 10 дней назад

    LOL@ the xbox story. Epic

  • herranton1979
    herranton1979 10 дней назад

    You're an inanimate fucking object!

    Sorry, I was stuck in an alcove there for a moment...

  • Tolga
    Tolga 11 дней назад

    Hm I actually had the most random encounters in my life when i was in Japan. I got into many conversations with people. Lots of people were curious about where I'm from. It seemed like everyday something new happened. Things did not seem that monotone. I rather have the feeling that europe on the other hand is way more monotone than japan. I was in Kobe/Osaka btw. So that also has an impact on the situation.

  • Ermhs Parasoidis
    Ermhs Parasoidis 11 дней назад

    8:58 a good answer would be because "one piece" (Anime) !

  • Granatapfelfan
    Granatapfelfan 11 дней назад

    Nice Thanks!

  • Ashley Romero
    Ashley Romero 12 дней назад

    After living in Japan, using the trains in the US with so many noisy phone talkers is maddening. I just can’t grasp how it’s not rude here.

  • I_Delicious_Fucking_Pancake
    I_Delicious_Fucking_Pancake 13 дней назад +1

    Same here in Belgium mate. When this break we are like: Meh, typically Belgian hahaha

  • D Gourdine
    D Gourdine 13 дней назад

    LOL

  • D Gourdine
    D Gourdine 13 дней назад

    Its not rope , it's "Ro-Pay"

  • Alva Palin
    Alva Palin 14 дней назад

    After haircut you look better, less greasy...lol

  • Maria Colls
    Maria Colls 14 дней назад

    I appreciate that this post is over a year old now but congratulations on your 100 post.

  • Monkey D Luffy
    Monkey D Luffy 16 дней назад

    My friend says Bismillah when they take money. In name of god.

  • Robert Mitchell
    Robert Mitchell 19 дней назад

    Xbox 360 got the last laugh haha

  • Stabber-a- Tron
    Stabber-a- Tron 19 дней назад

    I look up to u.

  • Zeta Alpha
    Zeta Alpha 23 дня назад

    "Although it looked like diabetes and tasted like disappointment" .. :D Chris always makes you laugh :D

  • schlettyb1
    schlettyb1 25 дней назад

    "I want to watch Top Gear..." I had to pause the video, I was laughing so uncontrollably! Just discovered your channel, and I am thoroughly enthralled, entertained, and feel much more enlightened by your sharing of adventure. Keep up the awesome work!

  • Mark Hayos
    Mark Hayos 26 дней назад +1

    Damn pirates!!!!

  • ふーさん
    ふーさん 27 дней назад

    すごいな〜住む環境を変えるなんて!
    今よりもっと外国人旅行者の方に優しくできるように頑張ろうと思えた!!

  • CerutheGhost
    CerutheGhost 28 дней назад

    Hitler Cat pillow

  • Wector CZE 2.0
    Wector CZE 2.0 Месяц назад +1

    did you met Rachel and Jun they are in japan too and she is amarican

  • Honorary Caramel
    Honorary Caramel Месяц назад

    I really appreciate your existence

  • Cecilio Ravioli
    Cecilio Ravioli Месяц назад

    10:47 "And- Above all- I was fuken lazzeh.." :D :D :D :D :D
    I love this guy..

  • Vaggos Ios
    Vaggos Ios Месяц назад +1

    11:15 I like that, even for a moment, my country (Greece) is compared to Japan :)

    • Ermhs Parasoidis
      Ermhs Parasoidis 10 дней назад

      i think so that yes in many causes , not all was bad the same way not all japans places are safe or without poverty .....

    • Vaggos Ios
      Vaggos Ios 10 дней назад

      Ermhs Parasoidis Do you really think this was the case? I highly doubt it

    • Ermhs Parasoidis
      Ermhs Parasoidis 10 дней назад

      with More family ties and social structure ...

    • Vaggos Ios
      Vaggos Ios 10 дней назад

      In what way? I can't imagine...

    • Ermhs Parasoidis
      Ermhs Parasoidis 11 дней назад

      Yeah , perhaps back in the days Greece was more like japan .....

  • TheWhiteGyrfalcon
    TheWhiteGyrfalcon Месяц назад

    Okay i laughed until tears came out and i near wet myself over the colourful human centipede experiment and your sarcastic commentary lol i needed that in my day! cheers!

  • Robin 289
    Robin 289 Месяц назад

    You can't expect everyone to understand English humour ofcourse

  • Tamar Mebonia
    Tamar Mebonia Месяц назад

    Hey, thanks for all your videos, they're always interesting and entertaining. I wanted to chime in with my two cents on the Japanese and humor: the problem here is probably because you're so alien in their eyes, they don't feel safe to accept your humor as humor, because foreigners, especially very distant foreigners can be weird, have weird expressions, weird customs and who knows?.. It may just take time for them to decide that "yeah, that must have been a joke, what were thinking?" There was this time where there was a Japanese visitor at a very nature rich, yet neglected and untended resort in my country and he said with an air admiration: "You people are so hardworking, you've planted so many trees!" - referring to mountains covered with forests. :))) The first time I heard this story, I needed to stop and think for a second, could he possibly have meant that? Of course, I quickly realized it was just humor and he had been sarcastic to the lazybones there, but because he was Japanese, which we expect to be drastically different in everything, I too was prone to second guess myself whether or not I had understood everything correctly. :D

  • Lidda Gawd
    Lidda Gawd Месяц назад

    British humor relies on irony or subtlety? British comedies rely on slapstick humor to the max as far as I've seen

  • Pedro Teixeira
    Pedro Teixeira Месяц назад

    I want to whatch top gear on wait no I don't 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Fitz Mega
    Fitz Mega Месяц назад

    Ayyyy my bday is on Feb 14 lol

  • Roxana Dobreanu
    Roxana Dobreanu Месяц назад

    You are a nice guy :)

  • Daniel Fuchs
    Daniel Fuchs Месяц назад

    phahahahahahahahahaha

  • kentaro Lp
    kentaro Lp Месяц назад

    cool video - funny, please continue

  • Jay
    Jay Месяц назад

    just keep going

  • Akine Yumine
    Akine Yumine Месяц назад

    I think "Sukky" is like a weird way of trying to say "Suki" or somethin like that

  • Ken Westwood
    Ken Westwood Месяц назад +1

    Properly entertaining mate. This video earns you a new subscriber and was really enlightening for me as a Brit contemplating a move to Japan!

    • ktfjulien
      ktfjulien Месяц назад

      Ken Westwood Wholesome

  • Shawn Reynolds
    Shawn Reynolds Месяц назад

    I want a Gameboy now

  • Nathália Alves
    Nathália Alves Месяц назад

    "looked like diabetes and tasted like disappointed" "microwave witchcraft" it just keeps getting better

  • croissant beatz
    croissant beatz Месяц назад

    That top gear joke

  • Oliver Salvador
    Oliver Salvador Месяц назад

    I found it hilarious when your friend had a confused look outside Cyberdog 😂

  • SolarLingua
    SolarLingua Месяц назад

    Well, same thing happened to me on my annual trip to Moscow. Ticket got stuck, told the guard that it wasnt working and he just replied: "Well I think you have to buy a new one..."
    Lovely...

  • Marianne Gillaspie
    Marianne Gillaspie Месяц назад

    Thank you, thank you, thank you. I returned from Japan about 3 week ago. Thank you helping me put into words of why I felt a change in myself after visiting Japan for only 6 days. I don't know if I'm better, nicer or better at putting the other or the group first, but I guess one might say I'm more mindful...

  • FakeBlocks
    FakeBlocks Месяц назад

    Greece is a high uncertainty avoidance county? As a Greek I never would've guessed xD

  • Hitsu
    Hitsu Месяц назад

    Wait wait wait, we dived into point number two, but what was number one? Everything before number two was just pointing out funny things Japan does differently. Surely those things didn’t change you? If they did it was not clarified how they changed you in any way.
    Anyhow, love your channel and keep doing what you do!

  • Lex Avaritia
    Lex Avaritia Месяц назад

    I think ive seen your video before back in 2015 but i might be wrong. but yeah its nice to see this channel has a lot now

  • Kelvin Ah Kian
    Kelvin Ah Kian Месяц назад

    i like the British humor though but fuck that Xbox. :V

  • Stephanie Fling
    Stephanie Fling 2 месяца назад

    Muppets Treasure Island? You go Pirate Guy--so long as you don't get cabin fever.

  • Stephanie Fling
    Stephanie Fling 2 месяца назад

    Thank you.

  • sakura san
    sakura san 2 месяца назад

    みんなのビデオが大好きです:)

  • sakura san
    sakura san 2 месяца назад

    もっとビデオをつけましてください。

  • Syn
    Syn 2 месяца назад

    I told my friend that Japanese people would say "daijoubu" before eating as a joke..
    and now he does it every time we go out to eat..
    what have I done..

  • MrWalker1000
    MrWalker1000 2 месяца назад

    does the fact that you're less likely to have random fun encounters in japan mean you're also less likely to make friends?

  • MrWalker1000
    MrWalker1000 2 месяца назад

    is a collectivist culture better than individuality? Im surprised there is any innovation in japan when they value conformity so much. how is this the case?

  • rabi shrestha
    rabi shrestha 2 месяца назад

    can you make a video about how anime affects the daily life there??

  • Frans Hendrix
    Frans Hendrix 2 месяца назад

    Japan + food = divine magic
    However... I noticed something about the way of speaking and writing, kind of confused why you would write an U at the end of a word but not saying it. SO, a little quick lesson would be appriciated :-)

  • A MOvie facts
    A MOvie facts 2 месяца назад

    Hi on the pocky it said SUKYY suki is romaji and means 好き (like ・love)

  • Jonathan Fun
    Jonathan Fun 2 месяца назад

    I wish westerners were as polite as Asians. Then we probably wouldn't have rap music

  • Sabine
    Sabine 2 месяца назад

    Using a vending machine is like gambling. Made me laugh.
    I just wish there were more bins near the vending machines in Japan. Smashing down your coffee only to be stuck with a can in your pocket for the next hour.

  • Raizel M
    Raizel M 2 месяца назад

    Pre-haircut. Definitely.

  • s3lfFish
    s3lfFish 2 месяца назад

    I know we french and english sometimes don't get along for no reasons since you had a french king and wde killed your princess in a tunnel :p but have u tried france ? for food, it is i think pretty close to japanes standards. and you can use sarcasm a,nd ironie :) and if something doesn't work you'll have a "c'est la vie" ;)

  • s3lfFish
    s3lfFish 2 месяца назад

    lots of interesting things about the collectivism
    too bas they don't have a great sens of humour :p

  • tingyujackie1
    tingyujackie1 2 месяца назад

    hey, did they change the sukky name to cokky after this ? both work well anyway.

  • Rihn
    Rihn 2 месяца назад

    lol because Sukky is supposed to be Pocky and Suki in one word.

  • Leila555
    Leila555 2 месяца назад

    You should write the songs you put in your videos in their description because I alone require their presence within a separate RUclip playlist.

  • Cin Cin Tutti Frutt
    Cin Cin Tutti Frutt 2 месяца назад

    9:15 lmfao

  • omega5040
    omega5040 3 месяца назад

    I want that cat

  • Daniel Rothschild
    Daniel Rothschild 3 месяца назад

    Your videos are great! One question if you're not a teacher whats your occupation. Other than a RUclip star.

  • Lalo Rauniyar
    Lalo Rauniyar 3 месяца назад

    Hey..Chris I think you have to make video about earthquake of japan

  • Paul the 2 marek Sørensen
    Paul the 2 marek Sørensen 3 месяца назад

    I still watch top gear. But yeah the new cast sukky

  • Oliver Nanetti
    Oliver Nanetti 3 месяца назад

    I wonder if they know in the US they used to hang slaves in picnics... Thats where the word picnic comes from look it up

  • aleoferdie
    aleoferdie 3 месяца назад

    Ropé. Don't forget the accent.

  • Renee Shuyi KOH
    Renee Shuyi KOH 3 месяца назад

    I'VE BEEN BINGING CHRISVIDEOS AND RUNNING OUT VERY QUICKLY someone help this addicted soul...

  • Ninja Penguin
    Ninja Penguin 3 месяца назад

    is that a motherfuc,ng hitler cat

  • Just Another Youtube Channel
    Just Another Youtube Channel 3 месяца назад +1

    Wow, that Top Gear joke was priceless.

  • Sasha Carrillo
    Sasha Carrillo 3 месяца назад

    "i wanna watch top gear......oh wait, no i don't"
    seriously i miss old top gear so much

  • cedric dellafaille
    cedric dellafaille 3 месяца назад

    What a microwave witchcraft!!!

  • Jason Barizo
    Jason Barizo 3 месяца назад

    "giving them some sukki"

  • Jessica
    Jessica 3 месяца назад

    Singapore definitely has high uncertainty avoidance, not low! 'less regard for structure or control'???? LOL

  • Egor Ananyev
    Egor Ananyev 3 месяца назад

    To be fair, sometimes (very rarely!), things *do* break in Japan -- like that locker in Kamakura, which the ticket officer banged on in order for my coins to go in -- but he never said anything like "well, that's Japan for ya". That's just ridiculous.

  • Egor Ananyev
    Egor Ananyev 3 месяца назад

    "it looked like diabetes and tasted like disappointment"
    I'm crying.

  • Chloe Schmid
    Chloe Schmid 3 месяца назад

    If I could super like this I would.

  • Donovan Campbell
    Donovan Campbell 3 месяца назад

    4:36 I SPAT MY DRINK OUT OMG😂

  • leshkraven
    leshkraven 3 месяца назад

    Just subscribed... I want to leave the U.K and visit Japan and maybe not come back ever

  • Douglas Kai Cong
    Douglas Kai Cong 3 месяца назад

    HAHAHA 10/10 video. Finally some quality content on youtube.