Why This Japanese Town Eats BEARS

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Abroad in Japan

14 days ago

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!)
⛩️ Discover Japan's Most Mysterious Region: tohoku-japan.jp/
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🍜 EVERYWHERE WE VISITED ON OUR TRIP 🧳
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🍎 A-FACTORY
www.en-aomori.com/shopping-017.html
🛏️ YAMANO HOTEL (山のホテル)Japanese inn with exotic meat dishes and hot spring
www.en-aomori.com/hotspring-018.html
⛩️ IWAKIYAMA SHRINE (岩木山神社)
www.en-aomori.com/culture-005.html
🍛 TAISHO ROMAN TEA ROOM (大正浪漫喫茶室)
realjapanexperience.com/en/blog/aomori-no3/
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Abroad in Japan
Abroad in Japan 14 days ago
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.
Padmanabh
Padmanabh Day ago
Ay man we're waiting, when's your video coming?
Maki Hashimoto
Maki Hashimoto Day ago
Bear? HARD PASS . Not sure about this...I wonder how humane the kill was. Japan shoots bears....China bans them ;)
Marcus Draper
Marcus Draper 2 days ago
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,
xNico
xNico 3 days ago
Congrats on 2M!!
13th Gaming Clan
13th Gaming Clan 4 days ago
Awesome video and humor as usual.
Kimmo_Sweden
Kimmo_Sweden 4 hours ago
Yuo forgot the card in the cider vending machine?
Runeytunes
Runeytunes 5 hours ago
Congrats on 2 mil!
Djarius
Djarius 7 hours ago
That apple pie has so little sugary filling and it looks amazing. I want to make it!
JustARandomBloke
JustARandomBloke 7 hours ago
As a Russian I do not know how to react
SuperWHOOPA
SuperWHOOPA 10 hours ago
You might say the bear meat was a bit grizzly..
Ryan Ask
Ryan Ask 13 hours ago
I’m going to Japan in about a year and a half if all goes to plan!! Your USposts channel will be my guide
Velindian
Velindian 13 hours ago
Journey Across Aomori: The Crusade for Apple Pie
Haaziq H
Haaziq H 14 hours ago
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.
Ryhook
Ryhook 14 hours ago
Apple pie or curry. they both look so good
Kalfax plays
Kalfax plays 15 hours ago
i want to try bear now.
gotohell!
gotohell! 16 hours ago
where the hell is the new video >:(
dion759
dion759 17 hours ago
Who is behind the camera?
Faerie Aurora
Faerie Aurora 18 hours ago
look at those cute smol apples
Marcell Thompson
Marcell Thompson 18 hours ago
What does it cost to move to Japan?
Maria Antonieta
Maria Antonieta 18 hours ago
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.
Joe Cahill
Joe Cahill 18 hours ago
15:47 "and it opens... 'ike 'at!" - Ryotaro's Britishisms continue to astound me
ahmed abdel
ahmed abdel 18 hours ago
i need more friends like Ryotaro
KORTOKtheSTRONG
KORTOKtheSTRONG 18 hours ago
w
Zefi Zefo
Zefi Zefo 21 hour ago
USA : BEER AND STEAK JAPAN : BEAR STAKE
Zefi Zefo
Zefi Zefo 21 hour ago
Steek
Zefi Zefo
Zefi Zefo 21 hour ago
Steak
Zefi Zefo
Zefi Zefo 21 hour ago
Stack
Oskanderstine
Oskanderstine Day ago
"Deer Bear Boar" but, does it play out well in Japanese words as a rap?
Mark
Mark Day ago
Da Bears!
Mark
Mark Day ago
Awesome awesome awesome! These videos you do are so good and so much fun to watch. Thanks man!
PinkoLP
PinkoLP Day ago
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!
Mahdi Hosseini
Mahdi Hosseini Day ago
There are so many undertones of negativity with this man 🙄
Doctor Dragon
Doctor Dragon Day ago
5:06 marks the point where the timelines diverge from our current reality and the one in which this video is uploaded to PornHub
IridescentBanana
IridescentBanana Day ago
Chris, why don't you have a Patreon?
Kodigian Dowell
Kodigian Dowell Day ago
Bear!!! i wanna taste the Bears and the apples. Thanks for this Videos .. ist like a little vacation in Japan :)
HUNTER KILLER
HUNTER KILLER Day ago
You should do a video on gunpla
Андрей Пушкарь
Андрей Пушкарь Day ago
usposts.info/vision/rdjMrLvQenKemNQ/video
Mark Dean
Mark Dean Day ago
When are you going to do a video on the kofun tombs?
IchigoNoShoujo
IchigoNoShoujo Day ago
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! ;)
IronFreee
IronFreee Day ago
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.
Daniel Food
Daniel Food Day ago
is Stewart Lee your dad?
The Ugly Mandoo
The Ugly Mandoo Day ago
Just recently discovered this channel and I've been binge-watching for the last 2 weeks!
Shinyhunter2002
Shinyhunter2002 Day ago
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The Impaler
The Impaler Day ago
Ginga nagareboshi gin
twakoh
twakoh Day ago
Chitatap, then "hinna hinna"
Juan Pablo Sambo
Juan Pablo Sambo Day ago
Congratulations on 2 mil
DoubleTap1
DoubleTap1 Day ago
I went to Japan and realised they don’t have subs when talking absolutely rickdickulas. 👎
catherine murray
catherine murray Day ago
Oh, DEER! I can't BEAR to watch. Such a BOAR...🦌🐻🐗
Dilpreet Singh Mahal
Dilpreet Singh Mahal Day ago
He lives in karasuno’s prefecture😜
SMontenegro
SMontenegro Day ago
Although I thought the weird meats was...really weird as an American, the fact that I'm orally allergic to apples leaves me to choose Boar as the one thing I'd try. Northern Japan looks so lovely and tranquil, I wonder if that's why it doesn't seem like many people film there compared to Tokyo/Kyoto/Osaka where thing's always something happening.
alex
alex Day ago
15:40 Such a great transition
Oie White
Oie White Day ago
THE BEAR
jules
jules Day ago
GREAT VIDEO
James Buckley
James Buckley Day ago
Risotoro walks like has something up his bum.
Bernie McDonald
Bernie McDonald Day ago
i hope that wasnt your credit card you left in the cider machine
Sixpack Korkman
Sixpack Korkman Day ago
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NOah bOi
NOah bOi 2 days ago
“Dear bear boar” That was heat 🔥
Zahra Sattari
Zahra Sattari 2 days ago
Being an apple farmer next to the mountains and the sea.. sounds like a dream
Zahra Sattari
Zahra Sattari Day ago
or a ghibli story:)
Marcus Draper
Marcus Draper 2 days ago
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,
burningphoneix
burningphoneix 2 days ago
Eating bears is such a cliche in anime that I assumed Japanese people just eat bear all the time.
Mikias Leulseged
Mikias Leulseged 2 days ago
I have never had apple pie in my life and would love to have one.
Ash
Ash 2 days ago
I think the title of the video should’ve been, “I Ate Bambi’s Dead Mom Raw.”
welcome to the rice fields
welcome to the rice fields 2 days ago
two years less for eating tasty things.... totally worth it
Swldn's Story
Swldn's Story 2 days ago
Ryotoro just took the piss out of u in his video 🤣🤣
Deusdekis
Deusdekis 2 days ago
13:30 here and I haven't eaten yet...
Heiress_Aries
Heiress_Aries 2 days ago
Risotoro, the World's most English Japanese Man Risotoro, the World's Worst Chauffer Risotoro, Natsuki's Rival Risotoro, Eater of Raw Bambis
Adrian
Adrian 2 days ago
All Apple lovers from now on must now make a pilgrimage to Aomori to do the apple pie map tour.
kani_mar
kani_mar 2 days ago
I don’t see a reason not to eat bears... they probably damn tasty.
kani_mar
kani_mar 2 days ago
General Kenobi
Kdan
Kdan 2 days ago
Seriously food in Japan looks so unappealing, except curry:-)
Sarah Fenstermaker
Sarah Fenstermaker 2 days ago
The apple pie map is the equivalent of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail in the US. 🤣 Cheers from abroad! 🥃
Ichidoodles 010101
Ichidoodles 010101 2 days ago
honestly, I'll try all the dishes featured :3 they look tasty
Joss Nguyen
Joss Nguyen 2 days ago
I forget how entertaining Chris Broad's videoes are. Great stuff.
li wu
li wu 2 days ago
The father of iamalexx. Noe. How many stdsDid you contacted from love hotel AvHooker. Sharla
BJGvideos
BJGvideos 2 days ago
????
Sad
Sad 3 days ago
You're so mean to Ryotaro :(
Alasdair Trench
Alasdair Trench 3 days ago
It's been about a week since I discovered this channel, and since then I've binge watched pretty much all the content since about mid 2016... Its been thoroughly enjoyable living through your adventures in a country I'd love to visit again - particularly in the middle of a British lockdown! Thanks for continuing to provide really interesting and engaging content, I look forward to keeping up to date. Also, as if I wasn't already hooked on Japan, an apple pie map would have sold me!
uglyorc
uglyorc 3 days ago
I need a Natsuki rap right now
Langa Makes Music
Langa Makes Music 3 days ago
"I ate Bambi raw" I have a gutter mind so that didn't paint the prettiest image in my mind.
Brendon B
Brendon B 3 days ago
I'll try it all
Les Notestine Jr
Les Notestine Jr 3 days ago
I look so forward to your videos Chris...it is a joyous moment when I see an Abroad in Japan notification in my notification bar.....thank you for the good entertainment an knowledge your videos bestow upon us...and your friendship with Ryotaro is one that everyone should have..I've ran outta nice things to say no so bug off an make us more videos
Rotcrawler
Rotcrawler 3 days ago
9:12 Texans:.... Yeehaw fuck bambi lemme get that deer boi!
Superluminal Speed
Superluminal Speed 3 days ago
"oh hello there" sounds familiar...
Duskraven377
Duskraven377 3 days ago
Difinitely the cider and apple pie for me. Though I won’t turn down a serving of deer sashimi
Benjamin Damien
Benjamin Damien 3 days ago
Great! I always wanted to travel to Japan, and (partly thanks to your excellent videos), I have finally booked my summer holidays in Japan. I'm watching all your videos to prepare for my trip. So I'll be painfully disapointed when I'll have to cancel due to COVID. ;-)
Nemo Amphiprion
Nemo Amphiprion 3 days ago
Apple Pie Maps. Still better than Apple Maps.
JPS 3ESOA
JPS 3ESOA 3 days ago
#ASKABROAD Chris, what is the japanese people's view on WWII, and, is it tought in school?
ST0RMER C00L
ST0RMER C00L 3 days ago
Your hair is so greasy you could wring it out and fry some chips in the oil. 1:30 #ChrisfailedGCSE
Jay Aleem
Jay Aleem 3 days ago
My nigga ate an endangered species 🤣🤣🤣
Jeong min Youn
Jeong min Youn 3 days ago
He needs to make his own youtube channel.
VedaWarlock
VedaWarlock 3 days ago
thats my favorite rap
musicality
musicality 3 days ago
Hi , just a suggestion but could you do a video about Muslim friendly restaurants in Japan for people who are Muslims that want to also experience Japanese food ?
piziskewl
piziskewl 3 days ago
Ryotaro sold me on the deer.
Razmi Ihsan
Razmi Ihsan 3 days ago
Ryotaro makes the video more entertaining. Like adding seasoning to meats that about to be cooked.
Giraffinator
Giraffinator 3 days ago
There's only one thing worse than bears, and that's ROBOTS _and guess what there's a lot of in Japan...._
Uncle Sasuke
Uncle Sasuke 3 days ago
I love these videos so much! The humour, beautiful shots, interesting locations, and respect for the culture are all perfect. I hope to see you continue making these for many years to come.
Panda Zhu
Panda Zhu 3 days ago
Quattro bridge sponsored by Audi
Xerdoz
Xerdoz 3 days ago
That's insanely expensive. 200 yen for a shot of cider.
Iceman
Iceman 3 days ago
People are surprised people at bear? I guess i just live in the south lmao
Kk Creativity
Kk Creativity 3 days ago
Literally my role model
Intishar Alam Misbahul
Intishar Alam Misbahul 4 days ago
Are there any cat areas or island or something in Japan? If so, why don't you go there?
Atharva Kokaje
Atharva Kokaje 4 days ago
This was an amazing video❣️ And heartiest congratulations on hitting 2 million subs🤩🤘🏼🔥
Dan243
Dan243 4 days ago
Chris have you been to Capybara Land
Karan Joshi
Karan Joshi 4 days ago
"that's never a good thing usually" perfect English by an Englishman
Japanese Lessons Online
Japanese Lessons Online 4 days ago
hi
Japan home cooking Lily's Kitchen
Japan home cooking Lily's Kitchen 4 days ago
日本にいても青森は行ったことないけど行きたくなるね!!
Ruggero Bartoli
Ruggero Bartoli 4 days ago
One of the most beautiful videos you published so far in my opinion!
justinzvarghese
justinzvarghese 4 days ago
An apple pie map?!? I need a one way ticket to Japan.
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