Why This Japanese Town Eats BEARS

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Abroad in Japan

9 ditë më parë

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!)
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🛏️ YAMANO HOTEL (山のホテル)Japanese inn with exotic meat dishes and hot spring
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⛩️ 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 8 ditë më parë
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.
Dwayne
Dwayne 17 orë më parë
@Jonas Arnesen おそらくそうです。彼 ステーキみたいだと言ったので美味しいと思います。
Jonas Arnesen
Jonas Arnesen 17 orë më parë
@Dwayne 熊肉が美味しいですか。
Jonas Arnesen
Jonas Arnesen 17 orë më parë
Last week I studied 502 Japanese words. Is it bad for my brain?
truth finder91
truth finder91 23 orë më parë
Anyone seen the viral picture of "the big slut" burger? Is that a for real ad? Or someone make that up?
oocares
oocares Ditë më parë
Surprised Chris has never had venison in the UK. (Deer) Plenty of Gastro pubs serve it.
insurgent of the watermelon rebellion
insurgent of the watermelon rebellion 20 minuta më parë
the old saying of mankind: _if it doesnt kill you, you can eat it_
Enekyo
Enekyo 54 minuta më parë
wait wasn't this the place that one cute little drummer who's an actual beast at the drums?
k s
k s Orë më parë
地元を紹介してくださってありがとうございます
Slyder81
Slyder81 Orë më parë
I'd be more interested in trying the Deer sashimi. That apple pie looked so good too! I'd definitely try about a dozen of the variations! :D
Lars Sandgaard
Lars Sandgaard 2 orë më parë
I would like to taste the curry :)
Varim Kadas
Varim Kadas 3 orë më parë
I subscribed today. If I am gonna keep watching your videos, I guess its time to give in. Don't go telling people I am easy though! ( I ain't that kind of guy! )
Kawehi Cabuzel
Kawehi Cabuzel 3 orë më parë
The 2M looks so clean
Shee Vang
Shee Vang 4 orë më parë
Im doing that apple pie map.
Sandrine Brasseur
Sandrine Brasseur 4 orë më parë
I hope your apple pie is freakin' worth it!
Comical
Comical 4 orë më parë
"What did you pray for?" "The total destruction of Israel."
Billy Butler
Billy Butler 4 orë më parë
Would it be too forward to ask you to marry me?
Dustin H
Dustin H 6 orë më parë
Sadly I'm allergic to apples
Mr. Graf
Mr. Graf 7 orë më parë
idk why horse meat is so looked down upon, its literally so fuckin good. I'd for me its even better then beef
Yeetus da Fetus
Yeetus da Fetus 7 orë më parë
apples?
one reviewer
one reviewer 7 orë më parë
you look like a bear lately.
Gwei Totoro
Gwei Totoro 8 orë më parë
Apple pie and curry sounds very good to me 🍛🥧🍎
Alan Roberts
Alan Roberts 9 orë më parë
Deer meat tasting like fish? should it?
limeonion
limeonion 10 orë më parë
Ryotaro subtly reducing Chris’ life
Nippon Studio
Nippon Studio 10 orë më parë
Could do with a steak and kidney pudding right now...
eilrach299
eilrach299 11 orë më parë
I want it all!! Are you going to do a visit to each prefecture in Tohoku? Could be a good series.
bar10dr bar10dr
bar10dr bar10dr 13 orë më parë
Please try to be nicer to Ryotaro, his face always seems a bit sad when you unleash the full force of British humor on his gentle Japanese soul :( It's hilarious but at the same time I can't help but think that Ryotaro doesn't really like it; i might be wrong, if so I apologize.
TheShadowChesireCat
TheShadowChesireCat 13 orë më parë
Forget the pie and the bear, I want the cider 😍
Iya
Iya 14 orë më parë
Chris: The deer, the boar, the bear, apples, which do you want to try? Me: EVERYTHING. Also I envisioned myself asking Denpoya-san 「りんごは一個持ってもいいですか?」
Chip Skyler
Chip Skyler 15 orë më parë
That is one Wildest Cook pot. God Damn.
Zulik Langoba
Zulik Langoba 16 orë më parë
I just realized, that "aboard" is a pun with Chris Broad's name. A Broad, like one of the Broads in Japan.
VixenXL
VixenXL 16 orë më parë
You probably won’t see this but I have begun learning Japanese and I love your videos! Thanks for the content and inspiration!
Sharang シャランガ Bhattacharya
Sharang シャランガ Bhattacharya 17 orë më parë
Hey! Chris where is the 2 Million special video?
AlphaDan22
AlphaDan22 18 orë më parë
The title should have been ryotaro stuffs me.......... with local dishes
Saunders Mitchell
Saunders Mitchell 21 orë më parë
Yang milih allah like yg Mili dajal hirawkan 1:39.........m.
trshxgod *
trshxgod * 21 orë më parë
I want to try the wild deer from japan! I’ve had great venison in Wyoming! And elk is great too!
Jinhunter Slay
Jinhunter Slay 22 orë më parë
However, I learned from Shokugeki no Soma and Binging with Babish’s red dead redemption video....that bear meat is just awful and a real hassle to handle and cook (the smell, bacteria, etc) I don’t think it’s worth the bother
Ink Mage
Ink Mage 22 orë më parë
DEER BEAR BOAR!! 🤣🤣🤣🤣
KittieXaBlaze
KittieXaBlaze 23 orë më parë
I want to see that short lived tour in Aomori.
stephanie kievaughan
stephanie kievaughan 23 orë më parë
only 140 people attacked hells bells thats not much Let's Go out and have a Picnic
LadyDerpsALot -
LadyDerpsALot - Ditë më parë
That is the most perfect but most dry-looking apple pie I've ever seen in my life.
Holzwurm _HD
Holzwurm _HD Ditë më parë
We need the Ryotaro remix in your Soundboard!
Aaron Ferris
Aaron Ferris Ditë më parë
Y’all can eat me raw 🤣
johana1
johana1 Ditë më parë
Take a shot each time they say aomori
Owen McPro
Owen McPro Ditë më parë
i was watching the video and an ad came up surprising me and got rickrolled
Ras Fari
Ras Fari Ditë më parë
Living in Canada I’ve ate a lot of bear, deer, moose, etc... but bear usually just tastes like pork but sweeter and more fatty
Haze
Haze Ditë më parë
PETA's ideal version: "Why Bears eat this Japanese Town"
Leslie Garcia
Leslie Garcia Ditë më parë
First and foremost, I want to try all the coffees! (#coffeeadict) Out of curiosity, I would try the hunter's plate. Is the meat gamey though?
Yui Bustamante
Yui Bustamante Ditë më parë
Russian part of Japan
Timer im Grinder
Timer im Grinder Ditë më parë
i swear you look like the european kaji yuki or kaji yuki mixed with eren jäger
LimePotato
LimePotato Ditë më parë
Does Ryotoro just insert himself into everyones lives, how is he friends with everybody, impressive.
Mag nolia
Mag nolia Ditë më parë
Love your channel!!!
Bloody Mao Zedong
Bloody Mao Zedong Ditë më parë
Don’t listen to Him! It’s me!
yasio bolo
yasio bolo Ditë më parë
If you kill Rissotoro in Aomori, wouldn't the life expectancy go up cause as we all know Rissotoro is 400+ years
zega zega
zega zega Ditë më parë
Loved the video! It had such a calm feeling to it
yasio bolo
yasio bolo Ditë më parë
I would like to try the deer sashimi the most ngl
Laura Errity
Laura Errity Ditë më parë
Hi Chris I hope you and everyone is well. Me and my partner enjoy watching your channel. I have all ways loved Japanese culture 😁. We would like to come over for our honeymoon and see friends in Japan hopefully when the covid situation gets better 😅. Our question is what food & drink can and can't you bring back from Japan to the UK??? Meny thanks stay safe 🙂. Laura E (York,UK)
Simi822
Simi822 Ditë më parë
I member there was a old Japanese movie that I loved as a kid about a old bear hunter...it was also called Matagi
Star Gazer
Star Gazer Ditë më parë
Kutchan-cho , Abuta-gun, Hokkaido, have you been here????? Our timeshare has 3 resorts where we can stay.
Sarah Liljestrand
Sarah Liljestrand Ditë më parë
I lost it at the meat rap
Steve Mann
Steve Mann Ditë më parë
An average life expectancy of 82 is still better what is in the UK which I think is about 75 😬
cjd29
cjd29 Ditë më parë
Hey now. Nagano has lots of great sake (originator of no. 7 yeast!) and apples now, so that's definitely not a factor 😉
David Daris
David Daris Ditë më parë
We love your videos and how you get out and and see Japan while providing an awesome dialogue. We're getting ready to move to the UK and are trying to find the same sort of channel related to living in the United Kingdom. All we found are people sitting in their living rooms and droning on in front of the camera for a half an hour which is frustrating. Can you recommend anyone that does videos like yours about living abroad in the UK? Thanks.
Jean Pierre Polnareff
Jean Pierre Polnareff Ditë më parë
eating deer is pretty common in germany too
Jean Pierre Polnareff
Jean Pierre Polnareff Ditë më parë
is taking the apples illegal
Andie
Andie Ditë më parë
The curry!
UglyBoy Donk
UglyBoy Donk Ditë më parë
Dear Bear Boar sounds like the perfect meal
Martin Dye
Martin Dye Ditë më parë
What's the milkshakes you're drinking at the end?
WätSup B8tçh
WätSup B8tçh Ditë më parë
🦌, 🐻, 🐗....Yetchaaa!
bonehead
bonehead Ditë më parë
for some reason ryotaro reminds me of ryuku from deathnote...
A
A Ditë më parë
This is literally the real "Black Bear Diner", I guess. Aomori is a hidden gem. There are museums (Towada Museum and Aomori Museum - That's where artist Yoshitomo Nara is from), Osamu Dazai Museum if you like Japanese literature, Shuji Terayama Museum if you are into Japanese avant-garde poetry. If you wanna talk to your dead Grandpa, you can go visit Osorezan to see a Shaman. Ultra crystal clear Towada Lake is also a great spot to visit. Needless to say, seafood there is AMAZING. BTW, Aomori isn't the only place you can get bear meat. It's called Gibier in French (local "wild game meat"), and you can still find some exotic food throughout the country. It's not that popular, but if you find one, you should definitely try dear, bear, boar, etc.
Bok Woon Chua
Bok Woon Chua Ditë më parë
I would like to try the deer sashimi the most ngl
D G
D G Ditë më parë
When the moon hits your eye like a big apple pie, thats Aomori
Jmfirelord
Jmfirelord 15 orë më parë
Brilliant
Soumya's Kitchen
Soumya's Kitchen Ditë më parë
Delicious food my new Friend 👍🔔
Drives & Details
Drives & Details Ditë më parë
Where I come from, they call all that uncooked food “bait”! 😂😂😂
Chris88
Chris88 Ditë më parë
great video, next time I visit Japan I will visit amori! other question, do japnese people like to go to restaurant to eat european food like italian, german, english or french food?
Cavi587
Cavi587 Ditë më parë
Matagi, another thing that Golden Kamuy taught me. Most anime series are not true to the real world, but Golden Kamuy is really well researched and you can learn a lot of cool stuff about Hokkaido Ainu and hunting etc. Anyways, sreat video, as always. I'd like to try some of that meat one day, just to be able to say I did :D
Rising Oblivion
Rising Oblivion Ditë më parë
This is one of the best videos iv seen from the channel. Love this type of content !!!
Ed B.
Ed B. Ditë më parë
do a video on the ryukuan culture/languages
that one commenting gatorade
that one commenting gatorade Ditë më parë
Was it unBEARable?
Just Anubis
Just Anubis Ditë më parë
Eating Bambi Raw...lmao
sami walters
sami walters Ditë më parë
i want to tried bear curry because of lovely complex and this video
jerky scientist
jerky scientist Ditë më parë
if only the bear as cute as nagaserete island kuma kuma
Chip Ge
Chip Ge Ditë më parë
2Mil lets go! Congrats!
YAG SIPCC
YAG SIPCC 2 ditë më parë
"People might find it uncomfortable" Me: Has a cold room in a workshop full of deer.
YAG SIPCC
YAG SIPCC 2 ditë më parë
OMG I think id love it there ha lots of meats from different animals, count me in XD
Carlos López Jiménez
Carlos López Jiménez 2 ditë më parë
I love the music selection
Mastjh 21
Mastjh 21 2 ditë më parë
Russia will remember this
Buttershooter
Buttershooter 2 ditë më parë
They should have chicken and broccoli instead
Oliver
Oliver 2 ditë më parë
is it possible for you to do your podcast on your own or without pete? I like hearing your perspective on japan, not a random guy that never appears on the channel and is frankly annoying.
vae
vae 2 ditë më parë
do you guys think natsuki cuts chris's hair? i like to imagine he does. actually, i would love to see a video of exactly that.
Matthew Hahn
Matthew Hahn 2 ditë më parë
Nice room
Matthew Hahn
Matthew Hahn 2 ditë më parë
Nice bridge
Matthew Hahn
Matthew Hahn 2 ditë më parë
Don’t forget about your vaccines is coming soon
Mysticfox2010
Mysticfox2010 2 ditë më parë
Liquor? I barely know her.
Yura Chan
Yura Chan 2 ditë më parë
It reminds me to Shokugeki no soma,love aomori and bear 🐻 meat.
Timoté Noé
Timoté Noé 2 ditë më parë
Grats on 2Mil, may the sarcasm also be with you this year.
Buddy
Buddy 2 ditë më parë
That apple curry looks so good
闘将ダイモス
闘将ダイモス 2 ditë më parë
Where is Natsuki gone?
Disig
Disig 2 ditë më parë
If I ever moved to Japan I would have to live here, hands down. Apples are my favorite.
Kayson Smith
Kayson Smith 2 ditë më parë
This channel has fake views
Chase Erb
Chase Erb 2 ditë më parë
Dear Chris, I am traveling to japan in hopes of meeting you, and living. You have inspired me to travel, and until a few dats ago, i was afraid to fly to japan. but now i am leaving to japan in july. thank you for being such a good person and inspiring me to travel the world !
Richard Herkert
Richard Herkert 2 ditë më parë
Eating bambi raw, together with Pumba stew and a side of Baloo.
joseph albright
joseph albright 2 ditë më parë
Hey fat boy, You need to shave that drawn on looking facial hair. (I hope you know I'm joking. Have a great day)
nene
nene 2 ditë më parë
“i’m gonna say this is some sort of local beef” “uhm local bear” “local... WHAT?”
sehhi vooty
sehhi vooty 2 ditë më parë
Next in the journey series - 'Journey across Aomori: The hunt for all the apple pies'
TheShadowChesireCat
TheShadowChesireCat 13 orë më parë
Aomori could do with a Journey tbh.
M
M Ditë më parë
Gotta eat 'em all!
axperience
axperience 2 ditë më parë
Ah, Aomori. Japan's Rubacava.
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