What Driving in Japan is REALLY Like

Abroad in Japan
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Driving across Japan can be a lot of fun. Now that I've bought a new car it's time to go on a road trip from coast to coast in search of adventure and mayhem.
"Ikebana" is a masterful soundtrack by Shin Suzuma.
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Abroad in Japan
Abroad in Japan Hace un mes
NOTIFICATION SQUAD: Bears, missiles, abandoned buildings, Donald McDonald, stunning Japanese countryside and an abusive Natsuki on a beach. WHAT MORE could you possibly want from a video?! This video was a technical challenge and a nightmare to produce, but I hope it was worth it! WHICH remote location should we drive to and explore next?! 🍺(P.S. Well done if you make it as far as the abandoned cafe).
Phuck Hugh
Phuck Hugh Hace 7 días
Is it diffucult to find parking. especially in areas like Toykyo?
Tyson Pena
Tyson Pena Hace 15 días
I literally thought it said "What its like dying in Japan" lol whoops 😬 there's a video idea Chris ...jk lol Another great video thank you!
Jojw Travels
Jojw Travels Hace 25 días
Luv you man
Shane Newville
Shane Newville Hace 29 días
that was a fun adventure
CapitalCraig Hace 29 días
I rented a car in Tokyo, drove to Kyoto and took me like 8-10hr and $300 USD in tolls.
Happy Korie
Happy Korie Hace 52 minutos
BRUHH the cinematography after the intro
BonanTauren Hace 3 horas
The missile bit made me smile
The Stig's Japanese Cousin
NoriYaro,: Drifting his beaten up R32 DrifterAlbo: S2k in the mountains Kino.sti: Imports a Imprezza WRX STI from Hawaii and drives it around in Tokyo JDM Masters: every car in japan is in his videos Chris: some Honda fit Hybrid
Legend of Micah
Legend of Micah Hace 7 horas
Oh! Chris will you be the next haikyo hunter? Do you follow any haikyo focused accounts (like on instagram)?
Andrew Blanche
Andrew Blanche Hace 9 horas
Brilliant, fun and informative. Thanks, we hope to travel over soon and hire a non alcoholic car.
GRAND HIT GAMING Hace 10 horas
so as an American, they would ask us how do we get our license..umm...right away? They print them out on the ID machine.
GRAND HIT GAMING Hace 10 horas
What is the hottest temp does it get in Japan? ...in Imperialism numbers. lol
jester26uk Hace 14 horas
If Natsuki was sitting like that on a UK beach the seagulls would have taken everything from him including his beer's.
MiLogago Hace 15 horas
this is 50% wallpaper material
Num nut
Num nut Hace 16 horas
I like that policy!
Sashi Peiris
Sashi Peiris Hace 17 horas
This channel is great because its success derives from high production quality, good pacing, good delivery and actual hard work. Keep it up Chris!
toni balnig
toni balnig Hace un día
riku Hace un día
how dare you hate on bikkle
Kyoto Ben
Kyoto Ben Hace un día
I could not fit in a Japan FIT being 6' tall. I have driven all over Tokyo, Kansai and Okinawa. No problem except for scooters and bikes passing on both sides of a car while I'm trying to make a turn. Also you need a certificate for a parking space. Having a car in Japan is expensive. Bikkle is a health drink. It has beneficial lacto bacteria that is good for your gut biome.
Brad DaddyBastard
Brad DaddyBastard Hace un día
If you ever come to the US and need to rent a car. Rent from the moving vehicle company! Its like $20 a day. xD
ChrisToe Fart
ChrisToe Fart Hace un día
Thought this was a car review ngl
tadd Hace un día
おh、He is apparently lying about the things we do in Japan, Japanese would't say the MacDonald in that way he described
Swier3D Hace un día
You say the "correct" side of the road, but we Americans drive on the right side of the road. ;)
Dave Chua
Dave Chua Hace un día
Are tolls avoidable at all? Heard it's pretty expensive over there
Homeless Steve
Homeless Steve Hace un día
The British in me telling him to put a rock through the window and write his name on the wall in the inside
DJ_KOEN Hace un día
I feel like the attempt at humor was a bit forced But it was still a great video
thumpergriddle123 Hace un día
Pleased to see the photo of Thomas the tank engine is at Ropley station on the Mid Hants Railway the railway I volunteer at 😀.
DatPanda Hace un día
If anyone know the song that was playing on his the radio please let me know.
TheYoutubeGuy Hace un día
It was Pornhub intro music.
Kenzo Leong
Kenzo Leong Hace 2 días
Natsuki Banzai! lol
Ashlyn Currie
Ashlyn Currie Hace 2 días
I love when you have friends and guests who speak japanese with you cause it helps me learn the language better than throwing myself into a video or podcast I barely understand. Also I want a honda civic so badly the new ones are cute af. congrats on getting a car from the 21st century.
Ash Kumar
Ash Kumar Hace 2 días
Chris's relation with Natsuki is just so wholesome.
Juliox Hace 2 días
That was so much fun hahaha, and the ending made the drive worth it!
The Manifold
The Manifold Hace 2 días
The UK could do with a Daikou taxi service. Not sure anyone would do it though due to the risk of abuse from drunks. Once Baz and Shaz are tanked up, anything could happen
I'm Japanese. I like Elon masks, so I want a Tesla car.
Richard Andrews
Richard Andrews Hace 2 días
Driving in Japan is one of the most boring places honestly. Everything looks the same and basically copy and paste.
Richard Andrews
Richard Andrews Hace 2 días
Brian Cohen yeah it’s similar. But still. Every exit has something different and the landscape eventually changes. I love to drive for hours on end. Just not in japan. However I do love their public transport more.
Brian Cohen
Brian Cohen Hace 2 días
Try driving through the American flyover states.
Liquid Hace 2 días
17:54....exactly. even tho it sounded hilarious xD
iftitah Hace 3 días
As a Malaysian, I'm glad we are driving the correct side here.
iftitah Hace un día
@Ash Salleh literally we drive the right side.
Ash Salleh
Ash Salleh Hace 2 días
wrong side
big_gucci_chris Hace 3 días
Waiting on a Touge run video now
Vicivity Hace 3 días
"At great risk of losing your job, getting deported and thrown off a bridge..." - That is oddly specific...
big_gucci_chris Hace 3 días
You could have chosen a Skyline, Silvia, Fairlady, Supra, RX7, Subaru ffs even an 86. No, you chose a fkn Fit, not even a Civic or CRX, you chose a minivan...
David Patterson
David Patterson Hace 3 días
Whats The song AT 14:20?
pranesh thakur
pranesh thakur Hace 3 días
4:50 shots were fired 😅😂
Sunshine Hall
Sunshine Hall Hace 3 días
He gets more and more tv production quality every time we see him
meekaroo Hace 3 días
The country side is so pretty! You and Natsuki always make me laugh. 😀
Omegaluladdf dhddnn
Omegaluladdf dhddnn Hace 4 días
Bikkial makes me sikkial
Xtian Hace 4 días
Only watch people noticed the Hamilton Ventura
Divya Sahu
Divya Sahu Hace 4 días
thats some film quality footage there
John Power
John Power Hace 4 días
All your Japanese friends are so friendly and have a great sense of humour. I love it
Miro Vinac
Miro Vinac Hace 4 días
Shitty car. But, I hope you get it for free.
Maya Ewan
Maya Ewan Hace 4 días
The views starting at 1:12 made me fall even MORE in love with Japan 😍
Piroclanidis Hace 4 días
Chris missed the opportunity to make a Jeremy Clarkson impression when reviewing the car
Brandome333 Hace 4 días
Stop acting like that was the first trophy of its kind >.>
Nishkid641 Hace 4 días
Fuck left hand traffic. Japan should should and harmonize with the rest of the world by switching to right hand traffic.
Sandra Harris
Sandra Harris Hace 4 días
I also own a second hand Honda Fit..... but mine is a manual transmission, so I am MUCH COOLER! mwhahahaha
webreaver01 Hace 4 días
More driving in Japan videos please. Btw, those drone shots are awesome and provide great details of what you explore.
Matt Stone
Matt Stone Hace 4 días
Best part of the Fit...you can fold the seats flat in the back and sleep in that bitch.
renz l
renz l Hace 4 días
Ooh a Honda Fit! My first brand new car. Great little Honda actually. Wouldve been nice if they we have the hybrid model in Canada.
GeneralGnn Hace 4 días
Ho, I see Natsuki's watch suits him well lol
Fauzi Bin Sidith
Fauzi Bin Sidith Hace 4 días
i absolutely love the scenery.. calm and serene.
Sébastien Hace 4 días
How much did you pay for that car? I have never understood the prices written on those second hand cars front glasses in Japan.
Chris Sharkman
Chris Sharkman Hace 4 días
Bikkle sounds horrid will have to try. reminds me of buying what i though was cheese but no its fish paste yum yum. where were the rice fields( assuming its rice fields)?
Fonzzi Zhou
Fonzzi Zhou Hace 4 días
oooh thiccboi
chaoscrimsonia Hace 4 días
What? Why? Sour Milk is good, let's drink Bikkle everybody.
YoureNowOnTV Hace 4 días
Good vid, I want a car with electronic windows that go up, and down. My last car had the number one requirement of having a working heater, the next will be electronic windows. One day I might even get an Automatic ! 😀
CallOfDrewthulhu Hace 4 días
Literally just thought about Bikkle today for the first time in years; so glad that it appeared here as well. And yes, I knew I would not like it as soon as I looked at it, but I still bought it just to be sure.
Road to Japan
Road to Japan Hace 4 días
Great video! Glad to see you're a driver Chris ! You expressed it wonderfully, driving around here is one of the best ways to reflect on life, this wonderful country, and appreciate it.
Zack Simmons
Zack Simmons Hace 4 días
I just want a friend like Natsuki ❤️
Mark Jennings
Mark Jennings Hace 5 días
I know someone who is called Donald McDonald, he predates McDonalds so wasn't funny when born. Same applies to the old lady I know called Gay... A christian name that will disappear as utterly as Adolf.
Marc H
Marc H Hace 5 días
Good video. Missle launch thing was stupid.
Itsy Hace 5 días
wait.. it's not a sponsored video? I always thought that this video was sponsored by Honda lol...
ralegar5 Hace 5 días
dang it i want to visit japan but im from the darn USA
Ash Salleh
Ash Salleh Hace 5 días
20 mins and not much content around "what it's like to drive in japan" waste of time
AegisHyperon Hace 5 días
Cool video
DeathByCactus Hace 5 días
Why do they drive on the left and all the vehicle steering wheels are on the right? That is truly backwards.
Tempest Hace 5 días
Two People, One Car. I think i:ve seen this one before.
Remy Hace 5 días
Donald McDonald, omg
PorkPie Hat D Mingo
PorkPie Hat D Mingo Hace 5 días
The Japanese don't know the Letter R. They just use an L instead. I don't know why. They just don't have a letter R.
no1isperfect4anyone Hace 5 días
The left side of the road is not the right side of the road, prove me wrong :D
UltimateEnd0 Hace 4 días
@no1isperfect4anyone right
no1isperfect4anyone Hace 5 días
@PorkPie Hat D Mingo Maybe, but the left side of the road isn't the right side of the road.
PorkPie Hat D Mingo
PorkPie Hat D Mingo Hace 5 días
The Right side is the Wrong side.
Dan Johnston
Dan Johnston Hace 5 días
Top Gear Japan..finally
Magnets Travel
Magnets Travel Hace 5 días
I want to go to Japan for 2 months, can I buy small car & what going to be the procedure for visitors
Dean Cook
Dean Cook Hace 5 días
Where is he driving around?
elaine cheng
elaine cheng Hace 5 días
I like the background music. What's the name of it?
Retrobellite Hace 5 días
no drifting? I'VE BEEN LIE TO !!
4:11 こんなにプープー鳴らさねえよw むしろ渋滞で鳴らしてるやつ見たことないわ
Emanuele Farnesi
Emanuele Farnesi Hace 5 días
I thought you were both living in Sendai
Joe Bust
Joe Bust Hace 5 días
Any chance you could do a video on surfing in Japan? It would be awesome, I think you would get plenty of views. Thanks.
Ard_ vlog
Ard_ vlog Hace 5 días
civic na boys leave the chat
Chiko Kishi
Chiko Kishi Hace 6 días
I am an american with a japanese license and i drive everyday here. I can not express how insanely bad driving habits are here. I literally feel like someone is going to kill me every day. Luckily i drive a comparably larger car (4Runner). The driving test he mentioned is nothing short of hell. The driving course must be memorized, and the rules they require you to follow (Possibly the people who arnt required to take the test wont know about) are absolute madness and promote bad driving habits. All that said... i drive because it allows so much more freedom and allows better exploration of the country.
MrDannii83 Hace 6 días
Bears in japan only eat sushi 🍣.
Tim DeBoer
Tim DeBoer Hace 6 días
I gotta admit, "Donald McDonald" does have a certain.. je ne sais quoi.
Brandon Hace 6 días
Is the whole country that beautiful holy hell...
krunkle Hace 6 días
If police measured peoples' drive ways in the US there'd be shots fired.
Danielle Hayden
Danielle Hayden Hace 3 días
Major cities would riot.
Glitter Nerd
Glitter Nerd Hace 6 días
I wanna know the song and artist of your first soundtrack in the car! LOL
geburgtorf Hace 6 días
You need to make a shirt with your catchphrase, "I'm going to get eaten by bears." I buy it. *laughs*
pyrosdestiny Hace 6 días
I miss that 80s music intro. Bring it back!
not Ringo
not Ringo Hace 6 días
J Hace 6 días
They could both drink and sleep in car in the beach, not driving anymore that day
Patrick Lofstrom
Patrick Lofstrom Hace 6 días
"J Water" that's inside the vending machine at the abandoned cafe, that was discontinued in 1995 or so! It was the official drink of the J League (Jリーグ), Japan's soccer team. Man, makes me feel old. Source: softdrinks.org/asd0206a/soccer.htm
GēmuKing Hace 6 días
Japan is sure a lovely place
KevinTheHeave N
KevinTheHeave N Hace 6 días
1:13 I like this Anime.
vumpirekizz croix
vumpirekizz croix Hace 6 días
Lipobitan is like a redbull of Japanese?
sunagae Hace 7 días
The cafeteria you visited 12:20 seems not abandoned, or HAIKYO. I think it suspending for some reason.
chip skylark
chip skylark Hace 7 días
What's the music under the title card? Sounds amazing
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