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

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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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Abroad in Japan
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NOTIFICATION SQUAD: To miss the Natsuki cameo in this video would be a crime! Well folks, you can't beat a good road trip and this was easily one of the most fun videos I've produced in 9 years. A HUGE thanks to my best American friend PETE for coming along for the ride (even if his motives were questionable). You can find him over on Twitch where he streams most nights (🌟www.twitch.tv/premiertwo ) and I look forward to stopping by and doing some shows with him in a few weeks to celebrate surviving our journey.
J Hawkins
J Hawkins 15 timmar sedan
Chris - really enjoyed this video of you and Pete rambling around in deep snow in Hokkaido. Hilarious commentary in many places, interesting content and really nice camera work, everything spot on! - you made my day & lifted my spirit so tyvm.
Joselynne C
Joselynne C 2 dagar sedan
Not sure if you talked about this on one of you videos but would you mind talking about hanko? I saw this woman on tiktok talk about it. I asked her questions like can foreighners have them? What if you have a similar name? Can others ask to copy your hanko and commit identity fraud? Etc but she hasnt replied to my questions. I tried to do research. Either im doing it wrong or its no where in the internet because i cant find answers
Peter Milne
Peter Milne 6 dagar sedan
Chris I'm a week late to this vid (sorry) but can I just say that the two of you channeled the spirits of Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau perfectly. Or hell, even Tony Randall and Jack Klugman. I have just watched a 21st century remake of The Odd Couple. Thanks mate.
Lor Neng Thunderfist
Lor Neng Thunderfist 6 dagar sedan
Crows may be seen flying past, crying "aho! aho!"
genta terashichi
genta terashichi 7 dagar sedan
Did you go to Oshamembe? It's my hometowm.
Nic Jansen
Nic Jansen 14 minuter sedan
saw that coming, that's a thing natsuki'd say and an american'd be confused :P
falvalisious 37 minuter sedan
I didn't know Chris was friends with Christian Slater
Lanni Fincoris
Lanni Fincoris Timme sedan
But yes! Please got to the south, the east and the west! Pleeeease!
Lanni Fincoris
Lanni Fincoris Timme sedan
Oh! A Buddah with a moustache!
Just Jordan
Just Jordan 2 timmar sedan
Hokeido , must be the Village of Hokages :)
CTerence 3 timmar sedan
"Beyond that it's just nothingness, the sea... and Russia" So just nothingness then
ERR Win 4 timmar sedan
This was beautiful!
Helman. 4 timmar sedan
the drone shot is very nice
connor olney
connor olney 4 timmar sedan
Kansas is literally nowhere
Nico 5 timmar sedan
If what happened in this video is all planned I really appreciate the thought you put into it. I mean, it can't be all coincidence lol. I really love it. I really like the images and landscapes, a voiceless version with just artistic imagery, like Chris know how to make, would be amazing!!
Rob 6 timmar sedan
Watched a livestream of someone visiting Cape Soya. It was July or August and... it looked pretty much the same minus the snow cover. Still grey, windy, and cold. It's not a nice place to stay more than a few hours.
CrimsonFlower 6 timmar sedan
Now Chris need's to take Natsuki to Wakkanai
Matt Cameron
Matt Cameron 8 timmar sedan
what was with that creepy ass Dalek in the brick hotel!?
Rick Joyce
Rick Joyce 8 timmar sedan
Absolutely loved the video shot in this, but hoooo boy this all felt super-forced and your American friend isn't nearly as funny as he thinks he is. (I say this as an American myself, who spent many summers on a farm in Kansas with my grandparents.) Please don't feature him too much in the future.
Tom K
Tom K 9 timmar sedan
Great watch Chris - would be cool to see Pete on future videos
HEMANT KAPOOR 11 timmar sedan
Loved it...japan as never seen before
Michael John Little
Michael John Little 12 timmar sedan
19:56....But do realised you. are not in Kansas anymore.... sepost.info/dev/video/l6G10aqReGivx5g.html
frozenpixie 12 timmar sedan
I loved the contrast of Pete's American enthusiasm and Chris' dry English sarcasm. Also, Pete's impersonation of Chris was spot on!
Morty Meiboom
Morty Meiboom 12 timmar sedan
You will never let go of your youthful notions that pirates are cool, will you?
Graplesyrup 13 timmar sedan
Pete is awesome. Reminds me of.... ME!
Cristina Lexy Reef Tank
Cristina Lexy Reef Tank 14 timmar sedan
Great video,keep it up!🎹
Trey Dean
Trey Dean 16 timmar sedan
You need him on more. He's fucking hilarious 😆😂
MrSvlad 19 timmar sedan
Englishmen, find an American friend. Yanks, seek the company of Brits. You all share a language (well, just about) but the nuanced cultural differences will force you both to think differently. Bonus points for touring Japan together.
NewOldObsession 20 timmar sedan
I love this pairing so much, the HUMOR. I CANT.
Wayne Jones
Wayne Jones 20 timmar sedan
I died when Natsuki said "No no, I said Wakanai - I don't remember" 😂😂💀💀
Gerald Shields
Gerald Shields 21 timme sedan
@Abroad in Japan 寒いですね?
Aukami 21 timme sedan
what is he saying at 9:42 ? My little day? I don't get it xD lmao
Paddok sa
Paddok sa 22 timmar sedan
i got to ask you do you know Nobita from japan
Dee Rush
Dee Rush 23 timmar sedan
This was a lot of fun. Also, Chris and Pete make a great screen team. Two thumbs up!
Cham INSP 23 timmar sedan
I really like to see new faces on this channel ?!
Duke of Judea
Duke of Judea Dag sedan
This was very fun to watch. I hope to see alot more videos like this and with pete.
66guidos Dag sedan
Another friend called Pete? What is this, apete in japan!?
Roberto d El Fraser
Roberto d El Fraser Dag sedan
Enjoyable thank you
Will B
Will B Dag sedan
I loved this so much, thank you man
GOGOgomes Dag sedan
If the american it's complaining about the beer quality you know you got yourself a trouble
Wes D
Wes D Dag sedan
I enjoyed this video with Pete, a fellow Kansas kid. If he ever comes back home to visit I will buy him a Boulevard of his choice. Well done
Custard pup
Custard pup Dag sedan
I looooove Pete's personality. He's so bubbly it's such a joy to watch
Hassan Batayneh
Hassan Batayneh Dag sedan
Andou and Ando are my trigger words
J Chan
J Chan Dag sedan
I lived in Hakodate almost a decade ago. Back then, the shops would clear their entry ways and throw the snow on to the roads. Where cars would drive over it and pack it down. I didn't have a car, so I walked on those slippery roads. I wonder if it's still like that.
SinisterMD Dag sedan
As a Kansan, I can assure you it gets cold here and we do drive in snow. Not often...but it does happen.
Karen Tierney
Karen Tierney Dag sedan
Wow, the video quality and aerial views are beautiful. And great editing. It's amazing to see how your videos have improved. This is better than travel shows I have to pay to see.
Bobble Hat
Bobble Hat Dag sedan
During full winter dormancy, lavender limbs can appear dead when they are not.
Rame Nitsuga
Rame Nitsuga Dag sedan
Why does this duo feel like a dog-cat relationship? Chris is the cat, duh.
Willybear7575 Dag sedan
If you could tell Pete to stop trying so hard that would be great.
zushiba Dag sedan
This was fantastic you guys have great chemistry.
Mike G
Mike G Dag sedan
More Pete please
Heather Cloud
Heather Cloud Dag sedan
Kansas?? Finland maybe or Sweden cabin. Are there Scandinavian people in Kansas? Where's the sauna?
Nathaniel Thomas
Nathaniel Thomas Dag sedan
Magical lol
LunaPhotography Dag sedan
4:00 LOL That's a light dusting of snow for a Canadian from the East Coast. :P We've had snow high enough to fully cover 2-3 story houses here in the Maritimes. :)
Maximilian Wimmer
Maximilian Wimmer Dag sedan
Maybe that's how the town got its name, similar to the story with the name for Kanguru? Russian traders come in and ask japanese locals "What is name of town?" Japanese locals reply "This one? I don't know, mate"
pete is the most american american I've seen
Gary D
Gary D Dag sedan
Pete, the only American on Cool Japan that didn't make me think, "Where the hell did you find this awful representation of an American"
pvkat1982 Dag sedan
I just got really excited hearing Kansas mentioned and seeing a Royals hat.
jadon joshua
jadon joshua Dag sedan
After all these fake Englands in Japan, Natsuki really needs to see your real hometown
ZoSoArt Dag sedan
Sorry Pete, nothing is better than food
Li li
Li li Dag sedan
Didn't know I needed your friend in these trips, lovely friend
Dacian Grada
Dacian Grada Dag sedan
now this was a journey! loved it
mytimetravellingdog Dag sedan
Copying Ryotoro's video's now Chris? What has it come to?
Val Lopez
Val Lopez 2 dagar sedan
I don't get why China and Japan have to have recreations of other parts of the world hahaha
JAM 4242564
JAM 4242564 2 dagar sedan
Umm ... I've seen that "hello bear " mug in daiso btw it has a polar bear
David Eisenhart
David Eisenhart 2 dagar sedan
Pete is a straight up mood, I love him!
Evan Grey
Evan Grey 2 dagar sedan
Those night time shots were awesome. Only making me want to visit Japan more and more. Damn you chris
Mastersoniczachm 2 dagar sedan
I L o ve this video.
Caliber Cross
Caliber Cross 2 dagar sedan
Literally can't tell of the twist was scripted or legit xD Either way, what a joy this video was
Jaywye 2 dagar sedan
Cem Altıner
Cem Altıner 2 dagar sedan
wakkanai forever???? ba dum tss
Pratik Ravate
Pratik Ravate 2 dagar sedan
Fav one so far
Stefan Schleps
Stefan Schleps 2 dagar sedan
I want to live in Hoakkaido. Because blizzards are cool. Snow is life. Thanks mate.
RobBroderick44 2 dagar sedan
4:40 Kansas band : am I a joke to you ?!
ザム「Zam」 2 dagar sedan
What the hell are you doing at the northern most part of Japan? Wakkanai (It sounds like "wakanai" which in Japanese means "I don't know")
Toopz ‘
Toopz ‘ 2 dagar sedan
woah im the 70.000th like, pretty cool
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ᚴᚱᛁᚴᛅᚱᛅᚾ ᛅᚢ ᚾᚬᚱᛏᛅᚾ 2 dagar sedan
Bah! Looks like southern Sweden.
Chum Bucket
Chum Bucket 2 dagar sedan
fricken LOVELY editing, cozy ass atmosphere, dudes thumbs UPPPPP!!!!!
Nathan Wood
Nathan Wood 2 dagar sedan
I think that the real bear mug is the friendships forged along the way.
Wapamup 2 dagar sedan
wabush01 2 dagar sedan
Thanks to Pete for making a fellow Kanasian proud!
John Wolf2
John Wolf2 2 dagar sedan
You didn't name the Inn at Otaru! Damnit....
dcoog anml
dcoog anml 2 dagar sedan
I never knew the north of Japan looked like that. Some of those places and towns are absolutely beautiful.
xintoki 2 dagar sedan
Wow i loved this
Mike Williams
Mike Williams 2 dagar sedan
Hello fellow Kansan!
Kenneth Roy Beduya
Kenneth Roy Beduya 2 dagar sedan
chris, this might be selfish of me, but please do another journey across japan series cause that what made me visit your channel everyday, also its quite fun seeing weird stores, creepy statues, and your hard working british body haha, anyways please do another series.
Ken Murillo
Ken Murillo 2 dagar sedan
great video guys!
Hugh M.
Hugh M. 2 dagar sedan
Dova Cake
Dova Cake 2 dagar sedan
I love this video
Brian Vrsalovich
Brian Vrsalovich 2 dagar sedan
I fell for a MacGuffin!
Alain Pierre Alcantara
Alain Pierre Alcantara 2 dagar sedan
Better buy two mugs, just in case...
brandiipanda 2 dagar sedan
It's like watching Bojack Horseman and Mr. Peanutbutter
Tyler Dowd
Tyler Dowd 2 dagar sedan
epic vid
KalowJager 2 dagar sedan
I really love the story telling in these videos, makes it really fun to watch
En be
En be 3 dagar sedan
Your American Friend is a really cool guy. No pun intended. Great Vid. Keep up the great work.
ui ye
ui ye 3 dagar sedan
your best American friend is one cool guy
tkash 3 dagar sedan
😂😂😂 I was hoping that you'd take advantage of 'I don't know town' and use it in a sentence. Perfect Natsuki!!!
Nathan Krogfoss
Nathan Krogfoss 3 dagar sedan
Please, if you haven't already, tell Natsuki he looks like Cornelius. Compliment success guaranteed.
L N 3 dagar sedan
I never knew the north of Japan looked like that. Some of those places and towns are absolutely beautiful.
bart mcdougall
bart mcdougall 3 dagar sedan
Hey congrats on getting there bit sad now lol but looking forward to see whats next. Enjoying the Channel as always 😀 Hi five from Scotland.
Christian Carter
Christian Carter 3 dagar sedan
I’m from Kansas. :)
thetafour 3 dagar sedan
Hands down your best video! Pete... The phone call.... The story behind it all... Loved it. Very very good producing and editing!
Shinkirou 3 dagar sedan
all that for a pun christ? lol
Eric Anthony
Eric Anthony 3 dagar sedan
Why is Pete exactly like the guy who is always high from the movie "The Cabin in the Woods"?
Koko Ni
Koko Ni 3 dagar sedan
PLEASE do a "southern most point" video! You haven't done Okinawa in years!
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