What $250 Buys You at a Japanese Hot Spring Inn

Feb 28, 2021
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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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  • 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?!).

    Abroad in JapanAbroad in JapanMonth ago
    • Congrats vor 2M

      Robert NikolicRobert NikolicDay ago
    • Can you come back please

      Lucas FieldsLucas Fields23 days ago
    • not a pork tactic but if you give a gun to the pork you get tactical pork

      TristanTristan24 days ago
    • 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!

      roy v.v.roy v.v.28 days ago
    • I always want to be a broad.

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

    A MA M14 hours ago
  • Water people are envious

    Mr. MMr. M16 hours ago
  • 5:35 me when the new ATOT comes out

    Cameron LuangrathCameron LuangrathDay ago
  • Chris begins to sound a lot like Jeremy Clarkson

    Weise NachtWeise Nacht2 days ago
  • 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!

    WilliJ GamingWilliJ Gaming2 days ago
  • You can see that Chris has an immature, yet sophisticated mind from the "pork tactics" part lol

    drawmuudrawmuu2 days ago
  • lol Chris teasing Ryotaro while he was drunk gave me life

    JeanRain17JeanRain173 days ago
  • Being Chris Board is still better than being Card Board, js. Always keep the porking for the end, that's my pork tactics !

    Burger CroissantBurger Croissant3 days ago
  • The voice of the hot sake gentleman is very deep but so gentle, is amazing!

    D G.D G.3 days ago
  • Chris and Ryotaro sitting with dominant arms knocking during dinner once again, after they already wished they thought that through better earlier at lunch 😚👌

    No You AreNo You Are4 days ago
  • I really enjoy the places you two go to!!

    xLotusAngel626xxLotusAngel626x4 days ago
  • Very Father Ted to get run over by the world's slowest golf cart 🤣🤣

    Gareth KingGareth King4 days ago
  • 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.

    Robin ExooRobin Exoo4 days ago
  • I need someone to take me to all the spooky places when I hit a mil

    CZsWorldCZsWorld4 days ago
  • 16:28 Chris BOARD 😂😂😂 Oh my lord

    the doodling cellistthe doodling cellist4 days ago
  • 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)

    Fleef69Fleef695 days ago
  • kanpai, hehe

    PersonSurfingTheNet123PersonSurfingTheNet1235 days ago
  • What savagery is this, drinking wheat beer (Weizen) directly from the bottle?

    Yoshisaurus RexYoshisaurus Rex5 days ago
  • Congratulations 🥳 for 2 million subscribers

    SLASHER409ER123SLASHER409ER1236 days ago
  • 10:33 You're finally awake

    d476AUASU4wjhsae3wf6fWA834XeadawTaQ3tfgad476AUASU4wjhsae3wf6fWA834XeadawTaQ3tfga7 days ago
  • He is going to outlive us all!

    David TaylorDavid Taylor7 days ago
  • 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 USworlds.

    D. GazinelliD. Gazinelli7 days ago
  • Drunk Ryotaro is hilariously adorable!!!

    Emily EdwardsEmily Edwards8 days ago
  • 16:29 *Chris Board*

    Irrapture xIrrapture x8 days ago
    • next thing maybe a board in japan lol

      Erwin JanssenErwin Janssen8 days ago
  • 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.

    bamse_swebamse_swe8 days ago
  • 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?

    Anthony VHAnthony VH9 days ago
  • Drunk in Japan

    Mads Vind KnudsenMads Vind Knudsen9 days ago
  • The “Pork Tactics” were definitely the best thing....besides the in-room onsen. 😉

    dimin9197dimin91979 days ago
  • Was it just me, or was this entire video just 20 minutes of Chris bullying Ryotaro? 😂

    RobinRobin10 days ago
  • 6:57 I had no idea you are lefty! "Welcome" to the club. The most creative people (than right handed)...allegedly

    Omar JuveraOmar Juvera10 days ago
  • rytaro sugar daddy :D

    ShuHaoShuHao11 days ago
  • youre doing great!

    Geetansh SahniGeetansh Sahni11 days ago
  • Congrats

    HedgeHodgeHedgeHodge11 days ago
  • Happy Ending!

    ArtemisArtemis11 days ago
  • the food always looks so tasty :D and that water really was so clear XD

    SaTuRoChAnSaTuRoChAn11 days ago
  • Nothing over a good Weizen!

    VezixigVezixig11 days ago
  • Lol the way the sake guy fake drinks from his cup the water my dude doesn’t even believe in his own stuff.

    NomorefomoNomorefomo11 days ago
    • ?

      Jonathan JoestarJonathan Joestar11 days ago
  • 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.

    CThompson1082CThompson108212 days ago
  • 20 seconds in and I'm already holding my lungs in place xD this fffoocking guy!

    Dillon GordonDillon Gordon12 days ago
  • I see no one talking about how absolutely silky smooth the voice of the brewer was at 8:39

    Marijn BorrenbergsMarijn Borrenbergs12 days ago
  • 丹波篠山も取材して欲しいです!

    にゃくまにゃくま12 days ago
  • 是非京都の美山も取材してください! Please visit MIYAMA in Kyoto next.

    にゃくまにゃくま12 days ago
  • Chris Board lol

    Jon RambosJon Rambos12 days ago
  • I'll give the foodfeast a stiff upper lip.

    Jan Folke RørvikJan Folke Rørvik12 days ago
  • Hesitation is defeat

    IconicIconic12 days ago
  • Ryotaro is the real star of the show ! :) Chris is the filming man

    Virgiliu B. Marin Life of cool booksVirgiliu B. Marin Life of cool books13 days ago
  • Damn thats an epic inn.

    lolmao500lolmao50013 days ago
  • Agree with the pork tactics. I do that too!

    LostChancesLostChances13 days ago
  • 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 😂🤦

    IrishFistsIrishFists13 days ago
  • As a Londoner, I absolutely love Risottoro; he’s bloody hilarious. Innit.

    TodayFreedomTodayFreedom13 days ago
  • Congratulations 🍾 🥂🍻 Well deserved 👏🏻👍🏻

    Vicky WVicky W13 days ago
  • 14:30 so uh, why does it appear that you happen to be wearing the same shirt?

    That DudeThat Dude14 days ago
  • The sake part looks fun

    ZorufZoruf14 days ago
  • Can we get a Ryotaro documentary?

    Mykel MoseleyMykel Moseley14 days ago
  • Chris is left handed?

    Kyle PaskKyle Pask14 days ago
  • I'm absolutely here for Ryotaro

    Kellie AMKellie AM15 days ago
  • “That’s a Tengu”

    NineEyeRonNineEyeRon15 days ago
  • Gotta love Ryotaro

    TNTFistbumpTNTFistbump15 days ago
  • Chris: *wakes up* Ryotaro: Hey, you. You’re finally awake.

    PeppermintPeppermint15 days ago
  • Chris Bored 😂 Congrats on 2 mil !

    Lepden LongcharLepden Longchar15 days ago
  • 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.

    flegadoOwnageflegadoOwnage15 days ago
  • Man you have no idea how happy i get when i see that you posted a video

    DangerNoodle 42DangerNoodle 4215 days ago
  • 👺

    XPoseyXPosey15 days ago
  • So is Ryotaro from Leeds or?

    unclesuaveunclesuave15 days ago
  • Now that you’ve hit 2M subs - do you think you could afford a sense of style? Love you tho

    Vogue LambVogue Lamb15 days ago
  • Excellent video Chris. Love your work, and belated congratulations on 2 million subscribers!

    ShizuShizu15 days ago
  • 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.

    Carlos CCarlos C15 days ago
  • 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.

    Haruhara HarukoHaruhara Haruko15 days ago
    • It seems like japan is all around cheaper than the us in terms of visiting but not necessarily living

      Ma5jay5dontxdoxthatMa5jay5dontxdoxthat15 days ago
  • That Tonkatsu looks godly, I felt legitimately jealous watching you eat it.

    LeejkLeejk16 days ago
  • 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.

    YoderYoder16 days ago
  • yay, Congrats!!!

    Toki SmithToki Smith16 days ago
  • Fantastic as always Chris!

    aur3nnnnaur3nnnn16 days ago
  • Ryotaro is the best

    d taylord taylor16 days ago
  • 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

    Niels VdVNiels VdV16 days ago
  • 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 :')

    Calvin HeCalvin He16 days ago
  • Congrats on your 2MM subscribers! I really enjoy your videos.

    sybilianasybiliana16 days ago
  • Ryotaro is hilarious with a sake buzz.

    E GE G16 days ago


  • So why cant Ryotaro drink?

    TersmoTersmo17 days ago
  • 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!

    Phoenix SkywardPhoenix Skyward17 days ago
  • I like Ryotaro, but honestly me and the other 1.5 Mil subscribers are here thanks to Natsuki

    WeekendWarrior92WeekendWarrior9217 days ago
  • 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

    RcKTVRcKTV17 days ago
  • OMO FINALLY FRO 2.09M to 2.1M!!!

    Shon StarShon Star17 days ago
  • Drunktaro carried the vid

    ZephyrusZephyrus17 days ago
  • You should collab with the sidemen post covid and take them on a journey across Japan

    ZephyrusZephyrus17 days ago
  • they going to have a hangover

    Re ra laRe ra la17 days ago
  • 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.

    J BJ B17 days ago
  • Real talk, Ryotaro's videos are great. Go watch them.

    J BJ B17 days ago
  • 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.

    Matthew BeachamMatthew Beacham17 days ago
  • 2 Million Subs... Yep it's Ryotaro!!

    Lalune350zLalune350z17 days ago
  • 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.

    Lilitha11 aLilitha11 a17 days ago
  • its creepy innit

    d taylord taylor17 days ago
  • I'd like to see Chris and Ryotaro share a room for week. That would make for some excellent entertainment.

    Albert JohnAlbert John18 days ago
  • I live in Gunma.I want to eat Pork cutlet!! Yutorian is very nice inn!! I want to go.

    Y OY O18 days ago
  • My favorite has to be the tonkatsu just for the fact that I don't eat pork anymore cause of health reasons. Makes me crave for a fatty, thick slice. Watching people eat such delicious food is torture but a nice torture.

    avarice sevenavarice seven18 days ago
  • Ryotaro singing Evita was too good and completely unexpected. 10/10

    DiyDoomDiyDoom18 days ago
  • god your filming is brilliant

    TwelveTwelve18 days ago
  • I might have to unsubscribe because watching your videos is horrible. It makes me want to go to Japan while I can't due to the pandemic 😭

    InsaneLizInsaneLiz18 days ago