The Truth Behind Japanese Culture – 7 YouTubers Ask Questions that we Wouldn’t Dare!

February 14, 2017

There maybe many things that you’ve always wanted to ask a Japanese person but have been afraid to ask – Maybe it’s offence? May seem ignorant? Cheesy? Well, on YouTube, there’s plenty of channels who’ve already asked Japanese natives the questions that you’d love to ask!

1.

Asian Boss

Leading in a Boss Like way, Asian Boss channel asks Japanese (And other Asians too) about different aspects of life such; Their thoughts on Weed, What’s considered Sexual Harassment. This channel has a real direction on tackling the lack of curiosity in people’s lives!

YouTube:
www.youtube.com/askasianboss

2.

Rhyming Gaijin

One of our personal favorites that we’ve followed for years, Rhyming Gaijin. A little underrated over YouTube, an entertaining Afican American living in Japan. As his title claims, he’s a rhyming gaijin – A rapper / musian – (Gaijin meaning foreigner). Many times he creates raps with people on the street or in a studio, mixing English with Japanese in a smash of multicultural lingo. Rhyming Gaijin also finds himself interviewing friends and some people in the music industry for our insight into Japan.

YouTube

www.youtube.com/Rhyminggaijin

3.

Ask Japanese

Literally “Everything you wanted to ask JAPANESE PEOPLE” – Ask Japanese have a wide selection of videos talking in depth with people on the streets of Japan – controversial questions such as LGBT in Japan was asked by Ask Japanese channel or USA vs JAPAN! WOMEN’S AVERAGE HEIGHT and WEIGHT REACTIONS
definately worth a click or 8!

YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOMZWkPo7ao6yGaXc954U0w

As you’ve gotten this far, we see that you’re finding these YouTubers entertaining. If you’d like to get updates on each of their new YouTube Video when it’s released, you can do so through the new Japan Nakama App that we’ll be releasing soon. Just pop your e-mail address in below and we’ll send you an update when it’s out!

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4.

Life Where I’m from

A very interesting point of view! Life Where I’m from is a life focus channel broadcasting Aiko and Shin, Mixed Canadian-Japanese children. Born in Canada but moved to Japan at 7 and 4 years old – now having a new life in Japan, share their experiences. The aim is to convey to other kids around the world to show a different style of living.

YouTube
www.youtube.com/channel/UCqwxJts-6yF33rupyF_DCsA

5.

Tofugu

“Minna-San Konichiwa, Koichi de Gozaimasu!” or  “Hi Guys, it’s Koichi here!” *Said wearing a Panda Hat* by the host Koichi. Our Nakama and many others we know have watched this channel and used Tofugu’s website for many years. Not only does he tackle cultural issues but he also teaches viewers how to improve their Japanese vocab and grammer too! Tofugu channel is definitely the best of infotainment – mixing the entertaining with learning!

YouTube
www.youtube.com/user/tofugu

6.

That Japanese Man Yuta

That Man Yuta! Representing the Japaneses’ views on different aspects of life! He interviews random passerby’s on the streets of Tokyo. Yuta has an interesting approach with his questions, we feel that he has respectable and likable character and can invoke a different type of answer from his interviewees.

YouTube
www.youtube.com/YPlusShow

7.

Find your Love in Japan

Nobita, a Japanese native started ‘Find Your Love in Japan’ to tackle issues between Japanese who want to date outside their race and Foreigners who want to date Japanese. He found there were many issues such as insecurities about their own attractiveness, mis-beliefs about interracial dating and more. Nobita emanates a lot of love and encouraging vibes in his videos – together with his English swearwords – makes for a very funny and endearing time.

YouTube
www.youtube.com/UCcIsxujzLRO5qY5f9buahCQ

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