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What $250 Buys You at a Japanese Hot Spring Inn

A stunning Japanese inn so large you get a self-driving cart, a sake brewery that encourages you to drink in a forest, and pork Tonkatsu so delicious it's criminal. We head off to the region of Gunma to celebrate to 2m subscribers, while Ryotaro spends the entire time trying to convince me, he's singlehandedly the architect behind any success the Abroad in Japan channel has ever had.
Our journey through Gunma took us to incredible breweries. You can find the full list of places we visited here!
🥩Tonkatsu Tomita
🍶Nagai Brewery
🍶Otone Brewery
♨️Yutorian Kawaba Onsen
Tours of the Local Area
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  1. Abroad in Japan

    Abroad in Japan

    Ай мурун

    NOTIFICATION SQUAD: Don't deny it. You wanted to see Ryotaro get run over by the patronisingly slow self-driving cart as much as I did. A MASSIVE thank you to you all for tuning into the Abroad in Japan channel - whether you're new here and are still wondering who the hell we are, or have been watching since the dawn of time (which is 2012). I never thought we'd make it this far and I'm hoping we can do something extra special in 2021! Bring on some serious "pork tactics." (Seriously though, how does Ryotaro invent these phrases?!).

    • Robert Nikolic

      Robert Nikolic

      4 күн мурун

      Congrats vor 2M

    • Lucas Fields

      Lucas Fields

      27 күн мурун

      Can you come back please

    • Tristan


      28 күн мурун

      not a pork tactic but if you give a gun to the pork you get tactical pork

    • roy v.v.

      roy v.v.

      Ай мурун

      Chris i have a question . You mentioned that you had an japanese girlfriend now ex .how did you find dating in japan to be different from western culture dates . What are key differences and how does a lady expect to be treated on a date and such? Also i love your content you make me very happy in these gloomy days. thank you very much!

    • Alexander Great

      Alexander Great

      Ай мурун

      I always want to be a broad.

  2. BoldCoffee


    7 саат мурун

    12:22 love the voice crack.

  3. Teigism


    22 саат мурун

    When will Ryotaro be inducted as one of the Japanese national treasures?

  4. The Grand Old Duke Of Lyonesse

    The Grand Old Duke Of Lyonesse

    Күн мурун

    Legit just the lads vibing in the snow forest while enjoying beverages

  5. Daniel Clooney

    Daniel Clooney

    Күн мурун

    You two guys are hilarious together. I'm a tonkatsu fanatic. Also curry rice.

  6. Ruel Pondeglow

    Ruel Pondeglow

    2 күн мурун

    Congrats on 2m! Someone get the alcohol away from Ryotaro.

  7. A M

    A M

    4 күн мурун

    Chris Board is so cute, but I don't wanna say the word 'cute' because it goes very much against his character.

  8. Mr. M

    Mr. M

    4 күн мурун

    Water people are envious

  9. Cameron Luangrath

    Cameron Luangrath

    5 күн мурун

    5:35 me when the new ATOT comes out

  10. Weise Nacht

    Weise Nacht

    6 күн мурун

    Chris begins to sound a lot like Jeremy Clarkson

  11. WilliJ Gaming

    WilliJ Gaming

    6 күн мурун

    Congrats on 2 million subscribers! You and your friends are so charismatic and funny you could make any country look incredible, and you have inspired me and so many people to want to visit Japan someday. Thanks for all the great videos!

  12. drawmuu


    6 күн мурун

    You can see that Chris has an immature, yet sophisticated mind from the "pork tactics" part lol

  13. JeanRain17


    6 күн мурун

    lol Chris teasing Ryotaro while he was drunk gave me life

  14. Burger Croissant

    Burger Croissant

    7 күн мурун

    Being Chris Board is still better than being Card Board, js. Always keep the porking for the end, that's my pork tactics !

  15. D G.

    D G.

    7 күн мурун

    The voice of the hot sake gentleman is very deep but so gentle, is amazing!

  16. No You Are

    No You Are

    7 күн мурун

    Chris and Ryotaro sitting with dominant arms knocking during dinner once again, after they already wished they thought that through better earlier at lunch 😚👌

  17. xLotusAngel626x


    7 күн мурун

    I really enjoy the places you two go to!!

  18. Gareth King

    Gareth King

    7 күн мурун

    Very Father Ted to get run over by the world's slowest golf cart 🤣🤣

  19. Robin Exoo

    Robin Exoo

    7 күн мурун

    I really like these movies. Wanting to go back to visit Japan again. With Ryotaro and natsuki in them it's always so much fun. Congrats on the 2M subs.

  20. CZsWorld


    8 күн мурун

    I need someone to take me to all the spooky places when I hit a mil

  21. the doodling cellist

    the doodling cellist

    8 күн мурун

    16:28 Chris BOARD 😂😂😂 Oh my lord

  22. Fleef69


    8 күн мурун

    Drinking game: take a shot every time Chris mentions getting drunk in a forest (works best if you do it while also in a forest)

  23. PersonSurfingTheNet123


    9 күн мурун

    kanpai, hehe

  24. Yoshisaurus Rex

    Yoshisaurus Rex

    9 күн мурун

    What savagery is this, drinking wheat beer (Weizen) directly from the bottle?

  25. SLASHER409ER123


    9 күн мурун

    Congratulations 🥳 for 2 million subscribers

  26. d476AUASU4wjhsae3wf6fWA834XeadawTaQ3tfga


    10 күн мурун

    10:33 You're finally awake

  27. David Taylor

    David Taylor

    10 күн мурун

    He is going to outlive us all!

  28. D. Gazinelli

    D. Gazinelli

    11 күн мурун

    This is the worst video ever about Japan. It felt like to drunks without imagination chit chatting about nothing. The hole enterprise was without any relevant research including information about what was included in the $250 cost. What about the food, sake tasting, spring trip etc. Was there any tipping involved to the staff? One has to be really mediocre and brainless to follow this guy. I've wasted my time listening to bar talk about nothing. Stay away from "Abroad in Japan." There are many quality videos about Japan on KGkey.

  29. Emily Edwards

    Emily Edwards

    12 күн мурун

    Drunk Ryotaro is hilariously adorable!!!

  30. Irrapture x

    Irrapture x

    12 күн мурун

    16:29 *Chris Board*

    • Erwin Janssen

      Erwin Janssen

      12 күн мурун

      next thing maybe a board in japan lol

  31. bamse_swe


    12 күн мурун

    Would've liked to know more about the different Saki's but that's probably being edited for another video. You sneaky bastard. Nah everything about this video was really good but was a bit confused on who Ryotaro was talking to the whole video at first. Never seen that bloke before.

  32. Anthony VH

    Anthony VH

    12 күн мурун

    Mister who is Abroad, I'd like to ask: How is it, that you and Ryotaro are able to exchange offensive jokes which in western culture are usually the norm among friends however japanese people may find them rude?

  33. Mads Vind Knudsen

    Mads Vind Knudsen

    13 күн мурун

    Drunk in Japan

  34. dimin9197


    13 күн мурун

    The “Pork Tactics” were definitely the best thing....besides the in-room onsen. 😉

  35. Robin


    14 күн мурун

    Was it just me, or was this entire video just 20 minutes of Chris bullying Ryotaro? 😂

  36. Omar Juvera

    Omar Juvera

    14 күн мурун

    6:57 I had no idea you are lefty! "Welcome" to the club. The most creative people (than right handed)...allegedly

  37. ShuHao


    14 күн мурун

    rytaro sugar daddy :D

  38. Geetansh Sahni

    Geetansh Sahni

    14 күн мурун

    youre doing great!

  39. HedgeHodge


    14 күн мурун


  40. Artemis


    15 күн мурун

    Happy Ending!

  41. SaTuRoChAn


    15 күн мурун

    the food always looks so tasty :D and that water really was so clear XD

  42. Vezixig


    15 күн мурун

    Nothing over a good Weizen!

  43. Nomorefomo


    15 күн мурун

    Lol the way the sake guy fake drinks from his cup the water my dude doesn’t even believe in his own stuff.

    • Jonathan Joestar

      Jonathan Joestar

      15 күн мурун


  44. CThompson1082


    15 күн мурун

    When it comes to pouring someone's drink, Chris doesn't know the meaning of "stop." CDawgVA learned that the hard way in his recent video with Chris. The dude's a mad man. Joking aside, congrats on 2 mil.

  45. Dillon Gordon

    Dillon Gordon

    15 күн мурун

    20 seconds in and I'm already holding my lungs in place xD this fffoocking guy!

  46. Marijn Borrenbergs

    Marijn Borrenbergs

    15 күн мурун

    I see no one talking about how absolutely silky smooth the voice of the brewer was at 8:39

  47. にゃくま


    16 күн мурун


  48. にゃくま


    16 күн мурун

    是非京都の美山も取材してください! Please visit MIYAMA in Kyoto next.

  49. Jon Rambos

    Jon Rambos

    16 күн мурун

    Chris Board lol

  50. Jan Folke Rørvik

    Jan Folke Rørvik

    16 күн мурун

    I'll give the foodfeast a stiff upper lip.

  51. Iconic


    16 күн мурун

    Hesitation is defeat

  52. Virgiliu B. Marin Life of cool books

    Virgiliu B. Marin Life of cool books

    16 күн мурун

    Ryotaro is the real star of the show ! :) Chris is the filming man

  53. lolmao500


    16 күн мурун

    Damn thats an epic inn.

  54. LostChances


    17 күн мурун

    Agree with the pork tactics. I do that too!

  55. IrishFists


    17 күн мурун

    Even after pointing out they should change their seating because they keep bumping elbows the proceed to sit the exact same way the next meal 😂🤦

  56. TodayFreedom


    17 күн мурун

    As a Londoner, I absolutely love Risottoro; he’s bloody hilarious. Innit.

  57. Vicky W

    Vicky W

    17 күн мурун

    Congratulations 🍾 🥂🍻 Well deserved 👏🏻👍🏻

  58. That Dude

    That Dude

    17 күн мурун

    14:30 so uh, why does it appear that you happen to be wearing the same shirt?

  59. Zoruf


    17 күн мурун

    The sake part looks fun

  60. Mykel Moseley

    Mykel Moseley

    17 күн мурун

    Can we get a Ryotaro documentary?

  61. Kyle Pask

    Kyle Pask

    18 күн мурун

    Chris is left handed?

  62. Kellie AM

    Kellie AM

    18 күн мурун

    I'm absolutely here for Ryotaro

  63. NineEyeRon


    18 күн мурун

    “That’s a Tengu”

  64. TNTFistbump


    18 күн мурун

    Gotta love Ryotaro

  65. Peppermint


    19 күн мурун

    Chris: *wakes up* Ryotaro: Hey, you. You’re finally awake.

  66. Lepden Longchar

    Lepden Longchar

    19 күн мурун

    Chris Bored 😂 Congrats on 2 mil !

  67. flegadoOwnage


    19 күн мурун

    Did you ever do a bike trip through japan. I've been thinking about doing it for a while but i really have no clue how to even start it.

  68. DangerNoodle 42

    DangerNoodle 42

    19 күн мурун

    Man you have no idea how happy i get when i see that you posted a video

  69. XPosey


    19 күн мурун


  70. unclesuave


    19 күн мурун

    So is Ryotaro from Leeds or?

  71. Vogue Lamb

    Vogue Lamb

    19 күн мурун

    Now that you’ve hit 2M subs - do you think you could afford a sense of style? Love you tho

  72. Shizu


    19 күн мурун

    Excellent video Chris. Love your work, and belated congratulations on 2 million subscribers!

  73. Carlos C

    Carlos C

    19 күн мурун

    Maybe it's that I love listening to native speakers talk in their own language but I wish that the interviews were mainly in Japanese, especially since Chris knows Japanese! Yes, when speaking to us, switch it back to English, but other then that, keep it Japanese, I'll gladly read the subtitles. Besides you can see that they become more comfortable and open when they hear their own language, just like anyone else would.

  74. Haruhara Haruko

    Haruhara Haruko

    19 күн мурун

    i love how in america, $250 is about average for a hotel room, and you get a basic continental breakfast and that's it, meanwhile in japan 250 bucks gets you what you would normally have to pay at least 500-600 for, per night. it's insane.

    • Ma5jay5dontxdoxthat


      18 күн мурун

      It seems like japan is all around cheaper than the us in terms of visiting but not necessarily living

  75. Leejk


    19 күн мурун

    That Tonkatsu looks godly, I felt legitimately jealous watching you eat it.

  76. Yoder


    19 күн мурун

    Dear Chris I really enjoy fine cigars do you think you could do a video on a Japanese cigar lounge one day I think it'd be pretty interesting.

  77. Toki Smith

    Toki Smith

    19 күн мурун

    yay, Congrats!!!

  78. aur3nnnn


    19 күн мурун

    Fantastic as always Chris!

  79. d taylor

    d taylor

    20 күн мурун

    Ryotaro is the best

  80. Niels VdV

    Niels VdV

    20 күн мурун

    Your rly living the life. I could only dream of going to Japan one day. And my god Ryotaro is such a wholesome person. We would make great friends. Anyway thx for the amazing content your providin us with. keep it up

  81. Calvin He

    Calvin He

    20 күн мурун

    I would enjoy looking at a video of Chris thanking Ryotaro after all that roasting, I feel bad for him, he feels like a genuine friend :')

  82. sybiliana


    20 күн мурун

    Congrats on your 2MM subscribers! I really enjoy your videos.

  83. E G

    E G

    20 күн мурун

    Ryotaro is hilarious with a sake buzz.



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  86. Tersmo


    20 күн мурун

    So why cant Ryotaro drink?

  87. Phoenix Skyward

    Phoenix Skyward

    20 күн мурун

    I love you Ryotaro! I really enjoy every video that you are in! You are very fun and have a lovely vibe. Keep it up and I hope to see a lot more of you with Chris this year! Congratulations Chris on hitting 2.1 million! Here's to 3 mil! I am glad to have stumbled on your channel, which I don't even really remember how, but nevertheless, I wish you the very best and hope you keep going strong!

  88. WeekendWarrior92


    20 күн мурун

    I like Ryotaro, but honestly me and the other 1.5 Mil subscribers are here thanks to Natsuki

  89. RcKTV


    20 күн мурун

    So i wanted to ask you. How did you learn japanese and how long did it take you? I absolutely love the japanese culture and i really want to visit it one day. But for that i want to learn japanese and therefore i thought i might aswell ask you :D Great video as always and I'm hoping for a response! Greetings from switzerland

  90. Shon Star

    Shon Star

    20 күн мурун

    OMO FINALLY FRO 2.09M to 2.1M!!!

  91. Zephyrus


    20 күн мурун

    Drunktaro carried the vid

  92. Zephyrus


    20 күн мурун

    You should collab with the sidemen post covid and take them on a journey across Japan

  93. Re ra la

    Re ra la

    21 күн мурун

    they going to have a hangover

  94. J B

    J B

    21 күн мурун

    Truly enjoy these videos, love seeing you guys together (as a Brit who lives elsewhere, I hope you guys genuinely have decoded your senses of humor and get along alright), the last 4 or so years where I've been watching have really whet my appetite for visiting Japan and jumpstarted my language learning and respect for other cultures. Good on ya, Chris. Don't stop - not yet at least.

  95. J B

    J B

    21 күн мурун

    Real talk, Ryotaro's videos are great. Go watch them.

  96. Matthew Beacham

    Matthew Beacham

    21 күн мурун

    Watching you drink water fresh from a stream without filtering it is surreal. You could never do that in the US, so much (most maybe?) of our waterways are polluted by something.

  97. Lalune350z


    21 күн мурун

    2 Million Subs... Yep it's Ryotaro!!

  98. Lilitha11 a

    Lilitha11 a

    21 күн мурун

    I visited Japan just before all the covid stuff got crazy and visited a hot spring inn. I didn't drink while there, but it was still a pretty nice experience.

  99. d taylor

    d taylor

    21 күн мурун

    its creepy innit

  100. Albert John

    Albert John

    21 күн мурун

    I'd like to see Chris and Ryotaro share a room for week. That would make for some excellent entertainment.