12 Things NOT to do in Japan

  • Published on Dec 21, 2017
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  • Survival Silly
    Survival Silly 7 hours ago

    For a Brit, you don’t seem too bad. These pointers are useful to know, which is rare, from a Brit. Clearly, you did not fit in in England because you try to understand others instead of killing them. Well done, Sir.

  • The jupiter
    The jupiter 14 hours ago

    Japan. I’ve traveled around Japan and believe me the Japanese are the sweetest and most law-abiding people in the world. God bless Japan 🇯🇵!

  • J Law
    J Law 22 hours ago

    dude sooo many ads. painful

  • LastCAPatriot
    LastCAPatriot Day ago

    I love Japan!

  • Dominic Fong
    Dominic Fong Day ago

    Only young boys are allowed to wear shorts...that's what my Japanese co-worker has told me; grown men are not allowed because of the hairy legs.

  • teSlide56
    teSlide56 Day ago

    Some of this shit is so stupid #AMERICA is the best

  • Kanashi Chan
    Kanashi Chan Day ago

    Im planning on moving to japan once i got my shit together,Because im a weeb and seriously want to be in anime and my mind just fantasizes about what could happend if my life becomes a japanese soap opra.

  • Kurama
    Kurama 2 days ago

    13. Be Logan Paul

  • Karsten Lohrke
    Karsten Lohrke 2 days ago

    I was in Japan for 2 weeks just a few days ago. Coming from Germany, i was shocked to see how many Japanese people just ignore red traffic lights and walk over the street. Fake news (at least that point :D)

    • redfish337
      redfish337 2 days ago

      Depends a lot on the city and situation.
      In Osaka they walk around pretty freely, and then just a 30 minute train ride up to Kyoto and they're some of the most likely to get stuck on red lights in the country.
      And that's the main point... "get stuck".
      Solo Japanese aren't totally against it- late at night a lot will cross against the light.
      But as soon as one person decides to stop, that breaks down. Maybe they're on their smartphone and don't actually mind a moment to type without walking. Or maybe they're businessmen who don't want to look reckless in front of their co-workers. In any case, once someone stops, peer pressure ramps up and more and more people get stuck.

  • Oppressed Patriot
    Oppressed Patriot 2 days ago

    Nah I don't leave free countries.

  • Dominik Bruehl
    Dominik Bruehl 2 days ago +2

    It remembers me of Germany a lot. You don't cross the street here, when it's red, even if there is no car, too. You don't go into a private house wearing your shoes. And it is very important to be on time. Being late is really uncommon and unpolite in Germany. And you do not blow your nose in public bars or restaurants( you would do it in a bathroom or in an empty hallway, or outside the building).
    Thanks for the video. It was very interesting. :)

  • SledDog188
    SledDog188 2 days ago

    Rule of America’s don’t own a tractor or a gun or don’t have that weird cousin that wants to date your sis then don’t come here … you’re too much of an outcast
    AlL hAiL tRuMp

  • SledDog188
    SledDog188 2 days ago +1

    7:22 my friend always does this and I call her an ass and I’m an American lol

    • Cherry Chan
      Cherry Chan Hour ago +1

      Oh my GOD You're my favourite RU-clipr! I'm such a big fan! Why don't you post videos more often?

    FRANZ BECKENBAUER 2 days ago

    i loved valerian....

  • Pranav Chandra
    Pranav Chandra 2 days ago

    I'm Indian and people climb over cars to cross roads

  • Kasumi Ito
    Kasumi Ito 2 days ago

    In Japanese, there's something called an "American joke," meaning something meant to be humorous but is misleading and no one understands it nor finds it funny. Usually requires some cultural knowledge from another culture to comprehend, and the end result is incredibly awkward

  • Star Lord
    Star Lord 2 days ago

    Never yell

  • The Potato
    The Potato 2 days ago +1

    12 things NOT to do in Japan, maybe.

  • The Potato
    The Potato 2 days ago +1

    these are not only for japan. Most asian countries are like this. Except for the garbage part. Most asians are garbage ourselves.

  • Jennie Rose Trujillo

    lets photoshop the auto generated title!

  • Life Theorist
    Life Theorist 3 days ago

    As someone who has OCD (a fear of oil and human contact specifically) Japan seems like heaven because everyone like touching my hair and it grosses me out!

  • ベルメル・キスショット

    1 is safe

  • CharlesNIC - Vlogs and Gaming

    Weeaboos finally visiting Japan:
    Weeb: **holding a camera** Guys, Finally! Im at my hometown! At.... Ak ki habbara? (Akihabara pronounced wrong)
    Weeb: **is actually at Osaka**
    Weeb: *Herro! Kon’nichiwa~! Daisuki Japan! Daisuki, daisuki~! Herroo! Arigatou~!!*
    Japanese: *Why am I still here?! Just to suffer..!!*

  • Hatem Shannag
    Hatem Shannag 3 days ago

    Xbox player eyy, unsubbed :P 10:03

  • Erik E. Rodriguez
    Erik E. Rodriguez 3 days ago +1

    All my 90s kid know that the first talking dog was wishbone!

  • Adam T
    Adam T 3 days ago


  • J-raptor Gaming
    J-raptor Gaming 3 days ago

    JAPANESE PEOPLE: wat am i watching
    Others: THIS IS INTERESTING!!!!!!!!

  • Nerd Salsa
    Nerd Salsa 3 days ago

    They do them, I do me. Rules like this, ligma balls!

  • The Misunderstood Assassin

    I actually knew more than half of these things thanks to Google searches I've done in the past.

  • omzig18
    omzig18 4 days ago

    1:39 why is Tommy Lee Jones on a boss advertisement

  • alfredo canchola
    alfredo canchola 4 days ago +3

    Japan: Don't be strongly opinionated
    Also Japan: Idol Masters is better, Love Live is better or BanG Dream is better

  • Justin PageSlayer
    Justin PageSlayer 4 days ago

    I heard that his friend and the old woman is still missing to this day。

  • Rich Nokes
    Rich Nokes 4 days ago

    01:39... Tommy Lee Jones? Bottom Right!!!

  • Koon Jay
    Koon Jay 4 days ago +1

    Yas gotta know many of their motels hotels are serving Fukushima products and trying to sell to the other countries

  • Zoey's Fun Play Time

    you missed don't stick put you're chopsticks in you're rice it makes them think funurl

  • Just Friends Gaming
    Just Friends Gaming 4 days ago +4

    So you can use your phone on the subway, but just not call someone?

  • Amanda Smit
    Amanda Smit 4 days ago +1

    I love Japanese people. 🇿🇦✌💟

  • ItsAlex128
    ItsAlex128 4 days ago

    Every don’t face equals when you forget your keys at home and you lock your keys in the car

  • Mutsuki Chan
    Mutsuki Chan 4 days ago

    I want to go to Japan so badly

  • Sang Kang
    Sang Kang 5 days ago +3

    Also when ever someone stare at me in Japan, I shout China #1! When ever someone stare at me in China, I shout Japan #1.

  • 喬海洋
    喬海洋 5 days ago

    I'm Japanese so why am I watching this blah blah blah it's more believeable to just write the comment in Japanese 我不是日本人,我姥姥的妈妈是日本人,这个事中文。see this is what you do to make them believe that you're actually from the country, I might not even be what from what ever country that language is spoken in.

  • Food Fears
    Food Fears 5 days ago

    Get sick and cough in public.

  • rose rose
    rose rose 5 days ago

    dont fart in public?

  • Bullit Cake
    Bullit Cake 5 days ago

    I hope you all find a lover that loves you like white people love Japan

  • rose rose
    rose rose 5 days ago

    you look japanese

  • David Lindsay
    David Lindsay 5 days ago

    Japanese people are nice and polite, but Japan is boring.

  • ThatsVal
    ThatsVal 5 days ago +2

    People are eating while walking? *no dignity*

  • Parker Shot
    Parker Shot 5 days ago +1

    How do you GET LAID in Japan?? xD LOL

    • The Potato
      The Potato 2 days ago

      "That Japanese Man Yuta" did a few survey regarding this on his channel. Good luck.

  • Cherry Blossom
    Cherry Blossom 5 days ago

    If I ever go to a new country I am just worried about not able to understand their language.

  • Deemonia Nomolos
    Deemonia Nomolos 6 days ago

    Can I just play games with no sound on trains ?

  • Valerie Manalo
    Valerie Manalo 6 days ago

    Hi Im from Philippines and I wanna go to Japan on a budget, do you have any tips????

    • A Clark
      A Clark 5 days ago

      @Valerie Manalo Wrong time of year for either. April is cherry blossom season in the south. And the north gets more snow in winter- there's even a festival in Sapporo.

    • Valerie Manalo
      Valerie Manalo 5 days ago

      @A Clark i want to see sakura or snow haha

    • A Clark
      A Clark 5 days ago

      Yes, go to Laos instead. Seriously tho, bentos in supermarkets are cheaper late evening. Yoshinoya is a cheap chain restaurant.

  • Lady's Galaxy
    Lady's Galaxy 6 days ago +2

    Dont eat on the train.
    Dont do it
    *Just dont* cause
    People look at you like you committed a crime

  • Lady's Galaxy
    Lady's Galaxy 6 days ago

    I remember sticking my chopsticks up in the rice in a Japanese store and the looks people gave me I felt like their eyes was punching me in the face

  • MILEY Salire
    MILEY Salire 6 days ago +18

    I’m watching this because we’re going to Japan 🥳🤩

    • The Potato
      The Potato 2 days ago

      you'll be fine as long as you're being respectful. Dont be that jake paul or whatever guy. He's lucky he's visiting japan, not one of the southeast asia. Pretty sure he'll get killed.

  • Greg
    Greg 6 days ago

    People eat when they’re walking in the street?? Is that actually a thing?

  • Sam H.
    Sam H. 6 days ago

    1. Don't post a video about going into a suicide forrest

  • Herman R
    Herman R 6 days ago

    Great video mate. Thank you for sharing

  • Mahdi Shibly
    Mahdi Shibly 6 days ago

    Most of these are common way not to be rude. Why it is big deal to talk about?

    • Dragz4life
      Dragz4life 5 days ago

      Mahdi Shibly because some of foreigners / tourists do this

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    denise robinson 6 days ago

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  • Sarah Herzog
    Sarah Herzog 6 days ago

    Marry me please?

  • OlafPawbelt
    OlafPawbelt 6 days ago

    ok i will never go to japan then, fuck that place

  • Zeland Lai
    Zeland Lai 6 days ago

    Don't go into a forest and film a dead body

  • Wilson S.
    Wilson S. 6 days ago +4

    When he said “maybe my cat is dead”
    I’m pretty sure he was asking you if dead pets still count as a pet

  • 大本営発表
    大本営発表 7 days ago


  • John Seen
    John Seen 7 days ago

    Unko shitano itsu?

  • Nubia Rao
    Nubia Rao 7 days ago

    I don’t mind the stare of disapproval 😏

  • Mind Blown
    Mind Blown 7 days ago

    Watch someone visit Japan and follows these rules only to be looked at like some retard by the locals. Like waiting for the sign to cross when there are absolutely no cars.
    Tourist: *waiting* *waiting*
    Local: クソ外人

  • Mind Blown
    Mind Blown 7 days ago


  • あひょん
    あひょん 7 days ago +1

    Blowing your noise is not ok?
    Give me a break. I’m Japanese.
    I think that is far more acceptable in japan

  • InigooMontoya
    InigooMontoya 7 days ago

    Don't watch the porn

  • saorin s.
    saorin s. 7 days ago +1

    When in Rome , do as the Romans do

  • doggo
    doggo 7 days ago

    9:30 I know that statistically, you're probably not from London (I usually can't place British accents) but I've read that there are few trash/rubbish bins in London due to IRA terror attacks.

  • doggo
    doggo 7 days ago

    Dude, however stressful that you think you had it, I have relatives in Japan. You dont know what it is like with them judging you every moment. Japanese people are BRUTAL to their relatives. It is intimidating and terrifying.

    • Far Que
      Far Que 3 days ago

      Again, I'll keep my America because we take shit from no one.

    • Albert Twangle
      Albert Twangle 4 days ago

      Get a grip

  • lilmacc 19
    lilmacc 19 7 days ago

    Dont ask where Jackie Chan lives or dont ask someone to teach you how to do the Gangum style dance. But it is ok to ask someone to explain to you wtf does rubbish mean??

  • HSO3F Epoxysulfonyl fluoride

    Garbage!!! Useless, everithing like 6-8 out of 12 is not true

  • Wackoy117
    Wackoy117 7 days ago

    In the Philippines, most people cross whenever they want even when there is no pedestrian lane

  • Wackoy117
    Wackoy117 7 days ago

    Oh no I gave a tip before whoops

  • あび
    あび 7 days ago


  • Pothien
    Pothien 7 days ago

    Hey the valerian movie was ok

  • Michael Williams
    Michael Williams 7 days ago

    Honestly, if it weren't for all the Americans already obsessed with and likely flooding Japan, I'd love to visit. Their immense respect for each others shared experience is amazing, and something i feel I'd enjoy.
    But again... I feel the country is probably tired of all the foreigners.

  • RV
    RV 7 days ago

    Much LOL with Business cards

  • John
    John 7 days ago

    I heard you shouldn’t eat with you left hand because you use your left hand to wipe your butt.

    • Murasaki Budou
      Murasaki Budou 7 days ago

      There is no such a thing. Japan will just use their paper. Not hand. Since the old time.

  • A E
    A E 7 days ago

    And something else that I'll do that will get them really pissed, is bring my own fork.

  • A E
    A E 8 days ago

    Ok I'll take off my shoes. Then I can guarantee they will get rid of that custom real quick. Then throw me out of the country

  • skittles mcfruity
    skittles mcfruity 8 days ago +1

    I have killed 28 people to earn the right to do whatever the fuck i want. I have no problem claiming number 29. I'm gonna do all of this shit.

  • CubeKing88
    CubeKing88 8 days ago +1

    Ok i will steal the food from a Japan restaurant

  • donut touch me
    donut touch me 8 days ago

    The closest equivalent to a bow in America is like an awkward closed-mouth half grin nod when passing by someone you only kind of know

  • Oosee
    Oosee 8 days ago

    Thanks Dybala

  • King Eris
    King Eris 8 days ago

    And the number one thing not to do in Japan is make a video listing things not to do in Japan 🇯🇵

  • ZeroHands2Feet
    ZeroHands2Feet 8 days ago

    As a disabled fellow who is wheelchair bound (electric wheelchair just fyi) for a majority of my day, and wanting to visit Japan (and might have a chance here soon)... how does the Japanese and the culture view and/or deal with that aspect and the removing of your shoes? I appreciate any insight.

    • redfish337
      redfish337 7 days ago

      The reality is it won't actually come up much.
      There are some concerns about accessibility. I'm not disabled so I don't have first-hand experience but I've shown elderly around the city so access has been on my mind there. If you'd like some exposition I'd be happy to go through what I know.
      The short of the long is you'll be able to do some things, and won't be able to do others and you'll have to be okay with that. Limited space, tradition, and capacity are issues that limit accessibility. But there's still plenty to see and do- even in terms of the traditional stuff. And the general safety means you'd still probably usually be okay even if you don't have a chaperone at the time which is a nice change from most other places where more vigilance is necessary.

      Anyway, back to the shoes.
      If you don't choose a Japanese style hotel, it's quite possible for the shoe thing to never come up. If you do choose a Japanese style hotel, I'm sure they'll tell you exactly what is expected of you.
      The next most common thing would be some of the old temples, shrines and castles with old tatami and wood floors. To be frank, most of these will have poor access- on purpose, historically. Those you can will likely have some sort of program in place- wheelchair transfer, or if impossible, they may cover the wheels. You'll need to research what you can see and the options.
      The next most common would be some middle+ end Japanese style restaurants. Often the shoes are removed a short distance from the table.
      Again, it's quite possible for it to basically never come up. I think there were only about 3-4 times on my last trip.
      Now if you LIVE in Japan... homes, doctors, government and such, especially out in the countryside. It can come up a lot. But as a tourist, it shouldn't come up much.
      BTW, the primary issue is shoes (and many handicap assistance tools) can damage the tatami matting. They are understanding of your difficulty, but even understanding, they don't want the expensive matting to be damaged. Japanese made assistance tools and shoes for prosthetics and such are made with this in mind. Your stuff probably isn't.

  • M
    M 8 days ago +1

    #3 They would love black people because, generally speaking, they don't tip.

  • Samael
    Samael 9 days ago

    "RU-clip gay" 😀

  • dragonball slayer326
    dragonball slayer326 9 days ago +1

    I would love to go to Japan

  • Kenneth Perez
    Kenneth Perez 9 days ago

    Don’t mimic a Japanese young gf if your opposite sex, like sitting down where nearby they sit. Even if you want to sit. They get upset and start public showing that it’s their gf... even if just wanted to sit, even if your old! At Walt Disney at haunted house long line. Had to try get my son moving because him and his group kept shouting out , and no one said anything... and I don’t understand what they are saying! I’m old and taking my son because we won a free trip!
    Last time ever in Disney japan! Rude
    Some taxis take tips after refusing once.

  • Kenneth Perez
    Kenneth Perez 9 days ago

    Thank you

  • Daniel Piazza
    Daniel Piazza 9 days ago

    4 is just common sense. Don't be a dick.

  • tacos_boi
    tacos_boi 9 days ago


  • Duke Favre
    Duke Favre 9 days ago +1

    Don't cross the streams.

  • Mabskmk
    Mabskmk 9 days ago

    5:00 XD I got some bad reviews for dis
    11:53 XD

  • Deborathequeen
    Deborathequeen 9 days ago +1

    the last dude😂😂👏🏼