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We all have our bad days, where we need to take our mind elsewhere for the sake of our own sanity. Here hopefully you’ll find at least one video that’ll put a smile on your face. Whether it’s peeking inside a terribly written English textbook for Japanese students, watching a cynical British guy take on his bags of hate mail, or the incredible confusion of Japanese-English marketing.

Perhaps it’s witnessing half a dozen Japanese people being destroyed by popular British food Marmite, or discovering how stressful it can to battle culture shock in Japan. Maybe it’s a food challenge involving a portion of monster ramen, or a wacky tour of the inside of a love hotel. Re-energise your spirit, by escaping to the crazy and chaotic world of Abroad in Japan.

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Why NOT to Teach English in Japan

Having taught English in Japan for 3 years, I felt ready to leave by the end of the job. But what happens when you teach for 10 years? Bad things....

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Why Everyone HATES Me on Amazon Prime

Amazon reviews aren't particularly fun to read when they involve you. This is the 2nd video for the 12 Days of Chrismas series! Be sure to check out the first episode over on the @Chris Abroad channel....

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21 Must Try Japanese CONVENIENCE Store Foods & Drinks

Japan's convenience stores like Seven Eleven are filled with unique foods, drinks, sweets and snacks that you won't find anywhere else. Here's 21 worth trying the next time you're in Japan. And what better place to enjoy them than the brand new Abroa...

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Staying in Japan's $100 IGLOO Hotel vs. $1,000 PRIVATE Bath Inn

Japan is famed for its unusual accommodation. On Day 2 of our Journey Across Japan, we stay overnight in an IGLOO, & traditional inn with a huge PRIVATE bath and produce a music video!...

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I Drove to Japan's Most Extreme North | Hokkaido Road Trip

Cape Soya is 1,000km from Tokyo at Japan's most northern point. In the height of winter we drive across a snowy Hokkaido to discover what's up there....

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I Tried EVERY Japanese Fried Chicken | Ft. @CDawgVA​

Japanese convenience store fried chicken is legendary, from Family Mart and Lawsons to Seven Eleven. But which store has the best? We taste EVERY single fried chicken to find out. ...

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I Tried Watching Japan's WORST TV Show of All Time

Japanese TV has a reputation for wacky shows. But Zuiikin English easily tops the list as the most ridiculous. Once you've seen it, there's no going back....

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What I REALLY Think About Japanese Youtubers Reacting To My Videos

A few years ago I made a video called 12 Things Not Do in Japan. In the last few months dozens of Japanese Youtubers have reacted to it. By popular request, here's my thoughts on it all, as well as my reaction to their reaction of my reaction....

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Why I DON'T Watch JAPANESE TV

Japanese TV is beloved the world over. But is it really as good as people think it is? I recount my three most awkward experiences on Japanese Television and reveal my reasons for why I avoid watching it....

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What NO-ONE Tells You About Japan

What do I dislike about Japan the most? Why do strangers here always randomly ask your age? Who's in my basement? And how did a Giant Hornet once lead me to almost crash my car? The answers to all these questions and more, lie within....

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When English in Japan Goes HORRIBLY Wrong

Engrish. Japanglish. Whatever you want to call it, when Japanese-English marketing goes wrong, the results are spectacular. But WHY is English used so frequently in Japan and how bad can it really get?...

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What Teaching English in Japan was REALLY Like

Having taught English in Japan for 3 years with 2,000 hours of classroom experience, I take a look at the highs and lows that come with the job, including my most awkward moment with a student....

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Exposing What's On My Bookshelf | Room Tour

From self-help guides and Japanese language learning, to fan art, bizarre calendars and newspapers, I go through the odd assortment of items on my bookshelf. ...

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WORST DRINKING GAME EVER

Let's reverse engineer some 'cocktails'....

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Mount Fuji RUINED My Day

Mount Fuji is a spectacular wonder to behold. We head to Lake Kawaguchi at the base of the mountain to get a glimpse....

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12 Things NOT to do in Japan

What not to do in Japan! Learn the etiquette before you get here!...

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Why I'm Losing Faith in Youtube

Youtube is demonetising wave after wave of videos at the expense of creators with little justification....

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Being Rudely Awoken by a North Korean Missile

North Korea fired a missile and woke up half of north Japan. I then complain about being woken up for about 3 minutes, as the wailing siren goes on and on....

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4 Ways Living in Japan Changed Me

For the 100th video, I look back on ways Japanese culture may have changed my personality. ...

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Japanese Idol Girls Ruined by Marmite & Liqourice

Head to head with Japanese Idols girls in a battle to the almost death, things get a bit unpleasant. Thanks to Kissbee Samurai Girls for taking part in the mayhem....

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British Guy in Japan Reads Hate Mail

TIME TO COMPLETE THE TRILOGY OF HATE MAIL VIDEOS...We're going back in. One more time....

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Monster Ramen Challenge | Akihabara, Tokyo

MEGA PORK RAMEN: On a trip to Akihabara in Tokyo, we went head to head to see who could finish a ridiculous mountain of ramen first....

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DON'T GET FAT IN JAPAN

Getting Fat in Japan comes with consequences ....... let me explain....

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Inside a Japanese Love Hotel

Love Hotels are big business in Japan. Let's go and check them out....

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Crazy ENGRISH | Japanese-English Marketing

Engrish. Japanglish. Whatever you call it, Japanese-English marketing is full of crazy and absurd surprises. Let's go downtown and see what we can find. (( *WARNING* May include some sarcasm ))...

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Reading Your Ridiculous Hate-Filled Comments

Let's read your ridiculous comments and hate mail. Also includes Vietnamese dictators, Clowns and Golden Diamonds. ...

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TEACHING SWEAR WORDS IS IMPORTANT

An angry rant at people who fail to appreciate the importance of teaching swear words....

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How to Date Japanese Girls | Secrets Revealed

How to date Japanese girls? The annoyingly frequent question. My friend Chiaki and I finally sat down to discuss the topic once and for all....

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4 Reasons Japanese-English Marketing is Amazing | Engrish

Japanese-English marketing is one of Japan's undervalued treasures. Discover a language that's superior to standard English and how it's exploited to sell products and services within Japan....

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Japanese People Attempt to Eat Marmite

Japanese people try Marmite for the first time...and it certainly got a reaction. Is the Japanese market ready for Marmite?...