Why This Japanese Town Eats BEARS

10-Yan, 2021
668 281 Ko‘rishlar soni

In Japan's northern region of Aomori, the locals regularly eat bear meat. But why's it popular and how does it taste? We travel across Aomori to try 5 dishes and uncover why it has the shortest life expectancy of any prefecture in Japan. (And no it's got nothing to do with the bears!)
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  • NOTIFICATION SQUAD: On our 200km journey around Aomori we ate our way through five local dishes. WHICH ONE do you want to try the most? Also, don't miss Ryotaro's absurd rap. He truly outdid himself this time. Jokes aside, it's good to be back on the road together. I always enjoy these little excursions and I hope you guys enjoy coming along the ride! (ESPECIALLY now Abroad in Japan is in 4k). Right, I'm off for a liquor breakfast.

    Abroad in JapanAbroad in Japan17 kun oldin
    • Like rdr

      Golden ExpGolden Exp22 soat oldin
    • I NEED TO KNOW.... WHAT RACE ARE YOU?!?!?!??!

      Thomas McEntireThomas McEntire2 kun oldin
    • Ay man we're waiting, when's your video coming?

      PadmanabhPadmanabh4 kun oldin
    • Bear? HARD PASS . Not sure about this...I wonder how humane the kill was. Japan shoots bears....China bans them ;)

      Maki HashimotoMaki Hashimoto4 kun oldin
    • I really want to go to Japan and become a teacher there but I don't know how, I am young and have a few years left in school but what road would I have to take to have the required skills,

      Marcus DraperMarcus Draper5 kun oldin
  • damn brother you are brave, I don't know if I could do raw deer meat.

    oo zeoo zeSoat oldin
  • Honestly I make my grandmas apple pie recipe so I'm super curious how that pie tastes in comparison

    TopHatPenguinTopHatPenguin2 soat oldin
  • Ryotaro is to Chris what Toby is to Michael Scott in the Office

    van Kabristevan Kabriste3 soat oldin
  • Hey, your videos are always unique and informative. Thankyou for sharing videos. ❤️ I hope everyone Thinks the same like me

    SHIWAM獅羽武SHIWAM獅羽武5 soat oldin
  • What’s up Broski 🦋

    MamkajiwinMamkajiwin5 soat oldin
  • Don't know why but....He's my crush now.

    ZHOOM PAAZHOOM PAA5 soat oldin
  • I was thinking the other day and surely will come a day when you run out of places to visit in Japan. Abroad in North Korea next?

    Jonathan DavisJonathan Davis5 soat oldin
  • Chris never runs out of ideas

    Kalle SilvmarkKalle Silvmark7 soat oldin
  • Does Chris even like Ryotoro? Like constantly complaining about him lol

    Samblix xSamblix x8 soat oldin
  • 12:48 ここのやりとりなんだよ笑

    TONY STARKTONY STARK8 soat oldin
  • Risottoro rap album in 2021 confirmed!!

    1337CaptainHadock1337CaptainHadock10 soat oldin
  • Apple pie

    SoshiPlayZSoshiPlayZ10 soat oldin
  • Sapporo. The absolute best beer of all time.

    A BA B15 soat oldin
  • u just keep adding reasons to my list of why I wanna move to Japan

    Daksh AgarwalDaksh Agarwal16 soat oldin
  • What was the name of the cooking vessels in the room and the ones used to cook the deer bear boar? Thang you

    Gremlin HunterGremlin Hunter16 soat oldin
  • I really love Japanese culture that's why I really enjoy watching your content. Please continue sharing your life in Japan. Hoping to see more videos.

    Adventures of the KookAdventures of the Kook17 soat oldin
  • Ryotaro looks more Maori than Japanese to me. No, not the skin, but also the face

    Abie PratamaAbie Pratama19 soat oldin
  • absolutely love the show! is it true that the japanese are obsessed with blood group/typing and personality traits linked to that? also .. do you know your own blood group? not sure.if you've answered this already as I'm a new subscriber! #askabroad

    Star WandererStar WandererKun oldin
  • 7:47 Top ten rappers Eminem was too afraid to diss. Still waiting on Ryotaro's latest album.

    Sagnik DeySagnik DeyKun oldin
  • Hey Chris. Just 100% Ghost of Tsushima. Have you ever been or wanted to go to Tsushima?

    TrevLord 686TrevLord 686Kun oldin
  • This apple pie didn't look that great. Seemed like they tried to make one of those showy copycat cakes, that may look like a regular american apple pie, but you could just make out the gelatine to hold it all in place, which is wrong...

    Alexis2andsoOnAlexis2andsoOnKun oldin
  • slice pan and mop up curry

    royal tara rangerroyal tara rangerKun oldin
  • Hey Chris A travel Company in Switzerland just had a lecture about japan and he mentioned you. Love seeing you spread out.

    Daniel TeuscherDaniel TeuscherKun oldin
  • Just found your channel. Question- how do you travel to Japan right now due to travel ban? I see youtubers going for these videos, but how? I cant go to Japan right now can I?

    SaraserketSaraserketKun oldin
  • Stop being fat please

    Martin SMartin SKun oldin
  • Hanafuda flavoured dinner.

    Bartosz GabiśBartosz GabiśKun oldin
  • That curry looks good. I want that.

    BardgoldBardgoldKun oldin
  • You've run out of ideas. Eating bears? Trash Taste! J/K love your channel.

    James JanssonJames JanssonKun oldin
  • that all looks so delicious, I hunt deer with my dad in winter and the precision of the cut of the venison(or deer meat) is amazing, and I have always wanted to try bear meat!

    Maddie McDonoughMaddie McDonoughKun oldin
  • As great as everything looked, I think hanging with Ryotaro looked the most fun.

    Shaun MaloneShaun MaloneKun oldin
  • shocked kumamon face intensifies*

    Dany isDany isKun oldin
  • Apple curry. I want to try that apple curry. Then the bear.

    etherdemonetherdemonKun oldin
  • I need to go to Aomori, and I need to do the life's too short tour! Where it the link to that damn tour man?!?!?!

    Player TwoPlayer TwoKun oldin
  • That last cafe is straight out of an anime damn. Really enjoyed the video!

    trainvrecktrainvreckKun oldin
  • Hi Chris, a new subscriber of yours. Been to Japan and loved it. The more I watch you the more I’m wanting to go back. Where is Sharla now by the way, thanks.

    Roy RazonRoy RazonKun oldin
  • Bear

    Shingo MiyashiroShingo MiyashiroKun oldin
  • -is every japanese person a friend of Ryotaro?

    Diana DDiana DKun oldin
  • Another great video. Just discovered your series, Chris, and finished a binge of the entire 2020 season. As an aside, I dig the Khruangbin background music.

    BWincedBWincedKun oldin
  • Well after a month and half of binge watching every video I have arrived at the latest! I am now struck with that hollow feeling inside as if I've just watched an jaw dropping Anime and it's now finished. Watching this channel go from British bloke in a flat in Japan with one camera to all of this awesome mind blowing top quality content has been a sheer joy! I have loved every minute of it and I can't wait to see what Chris has planned for us next! Bring on Journey Across Japan 3! Thanks Chris and the team you guys are like a magic!!! Oh and thumbs up if you want to see Chris take the life expectancy food tour! Hmm what to do now...? I know! Time to go and watch Abroad Perspective!

    RGI The Anime Figure GuyRGI The Anime Figure GuyKun oldin
  • I mean I GUESS every animal is Technically Edible......

    AndyBoiAndyBoiKun oldin
  • I see you answer questions sometimes. Do you have scar tissue in the right side of your mouth, (or possibly left if the image is mirrored)

    Matty MonticelloMatty Monticello2 kun oldin
  • Aomori has the lowest life expectancy because Shinigami love apples.

    Bruh904Bruh9042 kun oldin
  • Great to see Ryotaro again, hope you enjoyed the cider

    NootsNoots2 kun oldin
  • Come on Mr. BROAD give us a new video 📹 👀 🍻

    Mar's Lonely PlanetMar's Lonely Planet2 kun oldin
  • that reconstruction of seeing a bear sign is award-worthy.

    WoowooWoowoo2 kun oldin
  • bears? food wars!

    TraumaTrauma2 kun oldin
  • 熊を食べるなと非難している方々へ 近年日本に生息する熊の個体数は増えています。狩猟され料理として出されている熊は農場に侵入したり、市街地に侵入して駆除命令が出た熊です。 Don't blame him for eating bears.

    Canberra bobCanberra bob2 kun oldin
  • Your videos are pure art, dude. Well done. Dat walk @ 4:17

    InsitefulGentInsitefulGent2 kun oldin

    Katsu NoJutsuKatsu NoJutsu2 kun oldin
  • Your videos have helped me get my dream job, nothing to do with Japan but the happiness you give me has made it possible

    Megan KantersMegan Kanters2 kun oldin
  • Traveling with Ryotaro must be unbearable

    StigeonStigeon2 kun oldin
  • #SaveAsianBoss Please help them out. They're on the verge of shutting down. P.S. I know this is unrelated to the video but its really important. They would really appreciate it if you took the time to donate to their cause.

    Vanessa MooreVanessa Moore2 kun oldin
  • My god, I want damn well any of the things you guys ate in the video! I'm in the middle of a fast but just got internet again after a few weeks, so despite the torture I'm catching up on everything I've missed haha.

    SheshaShesha2 kun oldin
  • Liked the video as soon as Ryotaro said he'd fight Bambi

    SheshaShesha2 kun oldin
  • What’s you take on the anime culture in Japan, and what do you think of that yourself. Also i’ve seen it basically everywhere including advertisements, why’s that?

    YAFAM WHY?YAFAM WHY?2 kun oldin
  • If I went on a school trip from the UK to Japan what would you recommend us 21 classmates to Do?

    Jessie jo HatchJessie jo Hatch2 kun oldin
  • Nice

    Osu IroOsu Iro2 kun oldin
  • WHAT RACE ARE YOU!??!?!!??!?!

    Thomas McEntireThomas McEntire2 kun oldin
  • Yuo forgot the card in the cider vending machine?

    Kimmo_SwedenKimmo_Sweden3 kun oldin
  • Congrats on 2 mil!

    RuneytunesRuneytunes3 kun oldin
  • That apple pie has so little sugary filling and it looks amazing. I want to make it!

    DjariusDjarius3 kun oldin
  • As a Russian I do not know how to react

    JustARandomBlokeJustARandomBloke3 kun oldin
  • You might say the bear meat was a bit grizzly..

    SuperWHOOPASuperWHOOPA3 kun oldin
  • I’m going to Japan in about a year and a half if all goes to plan!! Your UZworld channel will be my guide

    Ryan AskRyan Ask3 kun oldin
  • Journey Across Aomori: The Crusade for Apple Pie

    VelindianVelindian3 kun oldin
  • How are you all holding up in WFH mode? Me ? It ended me up doing a review (#OutsideTheWireNetflix ) on this movie. :S but seriously though. WFH is throwing me out of whack. Haha.

    Haaziq HHaaziq H3 kun oldin
  • Apple pie or curry. they both look so good

    RyhookRyhook3 kun oldin
  • i want to try bear now.

    Kalfax playsKalfax plays3 kun oldin
  • where the hell is the new video >:(

    gotohell!gotohell!3 kun oldin
  • Who is behind the camera?

    dion759dion7593 kun oldin
  • look at those cute smol apples

    Faerie AuroraFaerie Aurora3 kun oldin
  • What does it cost to move to Japan?

    Marcell ThompsonMarcell Thompson3 kun oldin
  • I used to watch this channel a few years ago, then I stopped and for some reason youtube recommended me this video today. I was shocked to see this guy again because he looks like he's aged a lot in a small period of time. What happened to him? Not hating on him just curious.

    Maria AntonietaMaria Antonieta3 kun oldin
  • 15:47 "and it opens... 'ike 'at!" - Ryotaro's Britishisms continue to astound me

    Joe CahillJoe Cahill3 kun oldin
  • i need more friends like Ryotaro

    ahmed abdelahmed abdel3 kun oldin
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    • Steek

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    • Steak

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      Zefi ZefoZefi Zefo3 kun oldin
  • "Deer Bear Boar" but, does it play out well in Japanese words as a rap?

    OskanderstineOskanderstine4 kun oldin
  • Da Bears!

    MarkMark4 kun oldin
  • Awesome awesome awesome! These videos you do are so good and so much fun to watch. Thanks man!

    MarkMark4 kun oldin
  • Having binged all of this channels videos over the last few days, I now feel empty and I don't really know what to do now. I forgot how to be productive. Also with every video I wanna return to Japan even more than I already did. I lived there as part of an exchange program for six months and apparently missed out on so many things... Go away covid, I want to travel again!

    PinkoLPPinkoLP4 kun oldin
  • There are so many undertones of negativity with this man 🙄

    Mahdi HosseiniMahdi Hosseini4 kun oldin
  • 5:06 marks the point where the timelines diverge from our current reality and the one in which this video is uploaded to PornHub

    Doctor DragonDoctor Dragon4 kun oldin
  • Chris, why don't you have a Patreon?

    IridescentBananaIridescentBanana4 kun oldin
  • Bear!!! i wanna taste the Bears and the apples. Thanks for this Videos .. ist like a little vacation in Japan :)

    Kodigian DowellKodigian Dowell4 kun oldin
  • You should do a video on gunpla

  • uzworld.info/player/video/sazLgLyic5rIlKY

    Андрей ПушкарьАндрей Пушкарь4 kun oldin
  • When are you going to do a video on the kofun tombs?

    Mark DeanMark Dean4 kun oldin
  • I just noticed a bunch of similarities between Aomori and where I'm from, Austria in Europe. We have a famous apple pie (Apfelstrudel), we have a lot of different kinds of alcohol (especially wine), there is all kinds of meat (including deer - no bears though), traditional food is often quite salty. And our life expectancy is 81 years. You might like it here! ;)

    IchigoNoShoujoIchigoNoShoujo4 kun oldin
  • Loosing just 2 years of life expectancy to be able to eat ramen and pies whenever you want? Seams like a good deal to me.

    IronFreeeIronFreee4 kun oldin
  • is Stewart Lee your dad?

    Daniel FoodDaniel Food4 kun oldin
  • Just recently discovered this channel and I've been binge-watching for the last 2 weeks!

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    The ImpalerThe Impaler4 kun oldin
  • Chitatap, then "hinna hinna"

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  • Congratulations on 2 mil

    Juan Pablo SamboJuan Pablo Sambo4 kun oldin
  • I went to Japan and realised they don’t have subs when talking absolutely rickdickulas. 👎

    DoubleTap1DoubleTap14 kun oldin
  • Oh, DEER! I can't BEAR to watch. Such a BOAR...🦌🐻🐗

    catherine murraycatherine murray4 kun oldin
  • He lives in karasuno’s prefecture😜

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