48 Hours in Asakusa, Tokyo | 6 Things To Do

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Asakusa is one of Tokyo's most iconic quarters. We spend 48 hours in Asakusa and eat, drink, bathe and explore our way around the city! And unfortunately, we're doing it with Ryotaro.

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  1. Abroad in Japan
    Abroad in Japan
    8 күн мурун

    NOTIFICATION SQUAD: Are you ready for Ryotaro and his hidden jam?! I'm not.

    1. A. Blanc
      A. Blanc
      Саат мурун

      Someone made a video about you singing, obviously fake, but funny: kgread.info/throw/no_MdmmGpZlmnoE/video.html

    2. Chin Jet
      Chin Jet
      Күн мурун

      Waiting for him to roll you on mud and set fire on you

    3. Harry McAllister
      Harry McAllister
      Күн мурун

      RIP KGread Outdoor Videos. kgread.info/throw/nJuvlJmErMhq34k/video.html

    4. Slodsworth
      2 күн мурун

      Would you rather have hands for feet, or feet for hands? 😂

    5. Arve Eriksson
      Arve Eriksson
      4 күн мурун

      Oh, Risottaro, now you've done it!

  2. George
    Саат мурун

    So does anybody have problems writing in a note book because your hand hits the metal rings because your left handed then you just give up and turn the book over and write upside down

    3 саат мурун

    This episode. I said you look more Japanese today with a British accent first time I’ve ever thought that watching your video. I used to watch it in the mornings eat Raman and fish in the morning watching aggretsuko. My secret ingredient is honey and salt

  4. mk Gamer651
    mk Gamer651
    6 саат мурун

    4:40 I feel like if im in this type of environment the roof might just fall down or something

  5. Thevictoryoverhimself
    7 саат мурун

    Is it just me or does this mean "Morning LOL"? (havent started the video yet)

  6. Tony T
    Tony T
    7 саат мурун

    The alteration on that. Serious Strawberry Sauce should be a t-shirt! Serious Strawberry Sauce - I come on the side

  7. Ilendir
    9 саат мурун

    (Probably) unpopular opinion: I do enjoyed this Ryotaro more than the more recent ones with Natsuki, as this was more comedic than excentric. (but that's just me! and my gf)

  8. Daniel Capitumini
    Daniel Capitumini
    10 саат мурун

    Great spot!

  9. MoonLight Blue
    MoonLight Blue
    10 саат мурун

    4:15 pepe! yakisoba looks like Aceh noodles

  10. Bullet Magnet
    Bullet Magnet
    10 саат мурун

    Just purchased your Sake T-shirt to wear to my father in laws dinner party who hates both alcohol and swearing.

  11. Sarah Kate
    Sarah Kate
    11 саат мурун

    Love your videos, Just watched the one with you and Natsuki and Japans largest dumpling. You should definitely do a collaboration with Adam (Beard Meats Food) to do some Japanese food challenges!!

  12. Dimitar Manov
    Dimitar Manov
    13 саат мурун

    How much is the cost to stay at a room like this 3:55

  13. yoso tattoo
    yoso tattoo
    14 саат мурун

    Hey bro, I have Ben following your channel for years and enjoyed it. But come on, after so many years in japan, sure you can dig a little deeper. Or maybe not, are you worried of going too deep? One love!

  14. Und3ad sk8r
    Und3ad sk8r
    14 саат мурун

    Love watching you guys together the comedy is awesome

  15. pok
    14 саат мурун

    saw a rambalac vid where he walks around the area, its amazing and i hope ill see it in person one day

  16. miko foin
    miko foin
    17 саат мурун

    Ryotaro: Hidden Gem Chris: HiDdEn Jam?!

  17. hentie
    20 саат мурун

    Foreigners: *Stared at all the weird unknown seafood on Japanese's kitchen top* the hell is that? Japanese: It's a fish.

  18. Aaron
    22 саат мурун

    Been rewatching journey across Japan. I think Chris needs to cycle again but this time from cape soya to cape sata the true cycle acros Japan.

  19. Shifty
    Күн мурун

    When we visited Asakusa for the first time we stayed in the 9hours capsule hotel there, it has a beautifull view onto the tempel area from the lobby ... and then there was what we dubbed the "adventurepark of doom" that primarily grabbed our attention. All the rides looked so rusty and like you´d die if you go on them. The park was closed due to the pandemic but the sight alone gave me chills.

  20. Marksman
    Күн мурун

    So I know you recommend learning Kanji and their pronunciations spelerately. How do I do that with a core 1000 vocab deck on Anki? The decks have Kanji and spoken Japanese together so I can't learn them seperately. Any advice? Thanks!

  21. spartaman64
    Күн мурун

    i cant look at these onsen scenes the same way after seeing the cameraperson. though its probably just my american puritan mindset

    1. ninaila goods
      ninaila goods
      16 саат мурун

      i think there's only chris and ryotaro at the onsen, chris mentioned it in the video, that ryotaro was behind the camera .

  22. komocode
    Күн мурун

    "WOW LOOK AT THE DETAIL. What camera is Chris using? *checks links in description* OH WOW a GH5! *buys*...wait a minute...*cries*"

  23. TheBaldr
    Күн мурун

    3:00 You'd be surprised the number of KGreadrs that live in the apartment building next to the golden beer building.

  24. TheBaldr
    Күн мурун

    Wouldn't be surprised that hidden jam is the name of an escort service in Asakusa.

  25. Aliengare
    Күн мурун

    I'm not sure where to send ideas, so here it is: How about a series where you sail by ferry "Abroad from Japan" to all available locations (vladislovstok-russia, busan-korea, etc etc), each one showing your journey on the craft (maybe "The Boys" attend one adventure, "The Gals" on another, etc etc...).

  26. Diego Munoz
    Diego Munoz
    Күн мурун

    i don't hear the word quintessential very much , so when Chris kept saying it i was expecting him to say quintessential quintuplets. Maybe i've been watching too much anime.

  27. Laoch
    Күн мурун

    The smog looks horrendous

  28. Salvador Pampulim de Carvalho
    Salvador Pampulim de Carvalho
    Күн мурун


  29. Paul Middleton
    Paul Middleton
    Күн мурун

    Dammit, this made me hungry. And that cool underground bladerunner street made me want to explore it. Awesome video.

  30. Nox Nekori
    Nox Nekori
    Күн мурун

    I was supposed to visit Japan this autumn :( please give us some updates Chris when it's possible again to visit Japan!!

  31. Facu
    Күн мурун

    Mire alex content, please!

  32. Phillip Johnson
    Phillip Johnson
    Күн мурун

    Amazing channel, plan on visiting Japan next year after my ruptured achilles is healed. Just wanted to let you know since I'm sure you get a decent amount of negative comments that your channel helped keep my mood up the first month after achilles surgery. Keep up the good work!

  33. ruud schreurs
    ruud schreurs
    Күн мурун

    Ive been to japan/asakusa 3 years ago.. Loved it.. But never saw a traditional bath.. Is it tattoo friendly?

  34. MrStickySpaz
    Күн мурун

    I love that Chris shows the camera person and keeps the fun sarcastic stuff at play. Makes me think Chris is the real deal.

  35. Peter Gabriel
    Peter Gabriel
    Күн мурун

    Funny how they remembered not to sit where Chris has his left arm next to Ryosuke's right, but forgets later on anyway xD

  36. doliio volay
    doliio volay
    Күн мурун

    dynamic rather than a 2 person one

  37. A 7 C
    A 7 C
    Күн мурун

    Love Chris’ channel. He reminds me of like a grumpy-guy version of Samantha Brown

  38. Pedro thomé
    Pedro thomé
    Күн мурун

    Week after week you prove to me why you are my favorite KGread channel.

    1. doliio volay
      doliio volay
      Күн мурун

      for the reminder! Great vid.

  39. Stephen Lavella
    Stephen Lavella
    Күн мурун

    I know it won't happen but I think a great video would be to go shooting. Japan if I remember is very anti gun but god the footage of seeing a Japanese man fire a shotgun for the first time. Priceless. Hell I'll give you guys a place and some guns to shoot if you ever came to the states

  40. War Criminal Pekora
    War Criminal Pekora
    Күн мурун

    They had proper seating arrangements for the first time in five years and then preceded to sit the wrong way just right after

  41. rustyroo82
    Күн мурун

    I think I found Wally

  42. Arvetis
    Күн мурун

    What happens if a homeless person knocks on the temple door?

  43. Simone Singletary
    Simone Singletary
    Күн мурун

    Hello! you're literally the best KGreadr on KGread...period! If I come to Japan in the summer of 2022 can you be my tour guide? I want to go to all the best food and anime shops!! (I'm dead serious) ☺

  44. WayanSam
    Күн мурун

    The camerachick’s giggle 😂😂😂

  45. WayanSam
    2 күн мурун

    Hidden Jam 😂😂

  46. Gene san
    Gene san
    2 күн мурун

    Great content as usual! Anyone has any idea of what is the name of the music used in 2.05min?

  47. WEHO JM
    2 күн мурун

    Enjoyed the tour of Asakusa and revealing the really interesting things to do and eat and where to stay.

  48. Rithy lord-nhes
    Rithy lord-nhes
    2 күн мурун

    Noooo way, as soon as I saw the restaurant at 6:00, my mind flashed back to my trip in Japan, because I remember eating there and staring at that poster while wating for my order! Nice memories and stylish resto

  49. Jing
    2 күн мурун

    Really awesome to see a cute female cinematographer behind these videos. Not that biological sex should matter if it's good quality shoots. But in my part of the world, we still sometimes hear things such as equipment is heavy, girls can't handle it, etc. Great job Alex!! Definitely would visit Asakusa again when I'm in Tokyo next.

  50. Aurelius
    2 күн мурун

    the scariest thing to happen to the lads that day is a woman approaching them

  51. Faisal Yousuf Osman
    Faisal Yousuf Osman
    2 күн мурун

    I hope Japan doesn't go the south Korean way 🥺

  52. Uzumaki Naruto
    Uzumaki Naruto
    2 күн мурун

    Two bros totally not chilling in an Onsen, who knows how many feet apart, because they’re not gay 🤣

  53. Karl Black
    Karl Black
    2 күн мурун

    Stayed in this ryokan in 2016. Would 100% recommend. Unfortunately it was only one night so didn’t get a chance to use the onsen, but I promised myself I’d go back. Thanks for the reminder! Great vid.

  54. Raibaru
    2 күн мурун

    Heaven bless the one who photoshopped ryotaro into the family picture and awesome video as always

  55. It'sGood
    2 күн мурун

    I've been watching your videos for about a week now and have just worked out who you sound like. Stewart Lee - sometimes your accent is identical to him.

  56. Michael Lanner
    Michael Lanner
    2 күн мурун

    Hello Chris. I started watching ur movies/series this year. I have now watched allmost all the shows/series. Dating back to the ones from 8 years ago! What a change in quality lol. Right now I'm 50% through your Cycling journey across Japan. I love watching these everyday videos, and I love ur soothing accent and voice! Keep it up! So yes, ur still getting new viewers/subs! - Bit of an odd question. I'm still farily new to the channel, but I was wondering what your working with in Japan? As far as I understood, your not a teacher anymore. Are you able to live off of your Youtubin life now? Best Regards!

  57. Paul Tuck
    Paul Tuck
    2 күн мурун

    That artist's impression of a young Ryotaro, really got me.

  58. Cherub1m
    2 күн мурун

    to be honest, it is always time for onsen

  59. Paul Murgatroyd
    Paul Murgatroyd
    2 күн мурун

    Is Ryotoro filling in for Natsuki today? He seems to be reading the script that was written for Natsuki... hidden jam? More strawberry than strawberry? Subterfuge I call it.

  60. hockeygamer
    2 күн мурун

    Man, I was supposed to be in Japan at this point last year. Wanted to be there for Grand Sumo and NJPW. Of course Covid happened and scrapped it. 😥 Watching this channel makes me want to go more. Need the Covid to f off.

  61. Tepuitoru Pop
    Tepuitoru Pop
    2 күн мурун

    That jammed ice and that decadent dessert were indeed hilarious,for the first time saw who makes your videos a pleasant surprise that was nice video Chris as usual. Have a nice day,a long time fan.

  62. Ryan Patrick
    Ryan Patrick
    2 күн мурун

    Make sure you release the children in you too Chris, you deserve it for all your hard work!

  63. sh3lldon
    2 күн мурун

    my man said im shiny hahahahaha

  64. Paul Höber
    Paul Höber
    2 күн мурун

    lovely video. Pushed my dream to go to Tokyo even further. Thank you Chris

  65. decemberclouds
    2 күн мурун

    The first place I stayed on my first trip to Japan in 2008 was Asakusa! It seemed really different back in 2019, VERY touristy with lots of people trying to get tourist money. The hotel was soooo hard to find but some nice ladies helped us.

  66. Scioptic
    2 күн мурун

    Love this. It would be great to see more "gritty" places like the underground segment you have here. It's nice to see the heart of a city rather than the soulless trendy places that can be found anywhere.

  67. Silviu Oprea
    Silviu Oprea
    2 күн мурун

    Chris: I'm releasing the child in me today. Even Ryotaro was like : What the hell, man?

  68. Remi
    2 күн мурун

    I remember going to Asakusa. Walking through those crowded streets with stalls covering every inch felt homely compared to other landmarks in other countries.

  69. I dance for pennies
    I dance for pennies
    2 күн мурун

    I've been to that temple and it's amazing. But even better, the neighbourhood that's in is full of great little shops, bars and eateries. No cars either.

  70. Rob Durante
    Rob Durante
    2 күн мурун

    Love Asakusa, spent a whole day wandering around the streets.

  71. ihopetowin
    2 күн мурун

    If you do happen to find hidden jam, do not eat it.

  72. Mezzana
    2 күн мурун

    Noodles - right sides. Ice cream - here we go again 🙂

  73. Lilac
    2 күн мурун

    I have very fond memories of Asakusa

  74. Maxwell Bain
    Maxwell Bain
    2 күн мурун

    I have actually stayed at that exact Ryokan just a few rooms lower so we unfortunately couldn’t see the temple out our window but it was still a great place to stay and the private onsen is wonderful and all the staff as you can expect were very helpful and courteous as is the Japanese nature and it was such a good place to go especially if you aren’t familiar with Tokyo and the surrounding area

  75. skaputinifrablou
    2 күн мурун

    One big issue in this channel is the fact that the camera man/woman is never credit. Of course there's another person in there. Credit is a basic thing in tv and filmmaking. Good stuff, though.

  76. Monkey D. Panha
    Monkey D. Panha
    2 күн мурун


  77. Caleb Torrez
    Caleb Torrez
    2 күн мурун

    japan makes foreireners get gay haircuts..

  78. _carlito_
    3 күн мурун

    “How luxury is thaaaa??” …is Ryotaro’s quote of the year

  79. Erudito __-_-__
    Erudito __-_-__
    3 күн мурун

    I am glad to visit Asakusa back in March 2019. Freakin packed with ppl!

  80. Densha Otoko 42
    Densha Otoko 42
    3 күн мурун

    After five years, we finally sat on the correct side of each other to eat... Two minutes later...

  81. Alexander Orr
    Alexander Orr
    3 күн мурун

    Yesss Alex! I love her on TC she's badass.

  82. Wisnu Dwi Wibowo
    Wisnu Dwi Wibowo
    3 күн мурун

    Question, is there an episode where ryotaro and natsuki are in one frame?

  83. ernst de waal
    ernst de waal
    3 күн мурун

    why dont any of the men in japan have beards?

  84. Volker H
    Volker H
    3 күн мурун


  85. aola wili
    aola wili
    3 күн мурун

    Ryotaro can open a “Hidden Jam” company with a slogan of “More strawberry than strawberry”. 😆🍓🍓

  86. mechtech256
    3 күн мурун

    Nothing is as fashionable as Wander Cyberpunk Undergound Streets. What a shame though.

  87. yoshi7segura
    3 күн мурун

    My boy Chris looking built 💪

    1. aola wili
      aola wili
      3 күн мурун

      opinion. Beautiful area and I've visited Asakusa quite a bit, but I wouldn't ruin an amazing visit with a poor hotel to damper the experience of Japan and all its beauty 😊

  88. Mrd19
    3 күн мурун


  89. Thomas Rufer
    Thomas Rufer
    3 күн мурун

    Best part was the introduction to the bath - camera swing to Ryotaro.

  90. Kitty Kaluyu
    Kitty Kaluyu
    3 күн мурун

    I thought you were a prick when you made fun of Ryotaro saying "jam" instead of "gem". English is his not his first language and the way you made fun of him was in poor taste. It is such a minuscule error, no one would have even picked it up. Your Japanese sucks and I don't see him making fun of your Westernized Japanese pronunciation. I like you Chris but this episode, I found you so fucking condescending.

  91. misterblobby
    3 күн мурун


  92. el blanco _
    el blanco _
    3 күн мурун

    "What is your purpose in Japan, business or pleasure?" Hahaha. May be the best clip ever on this channel.

  93. Rimaroo Tempest
    Rimaroo Tempest
    3 күн мурун

    2 days and for under 20 mins, great job...

  94. Maggie Trupido
    Maggie Trupido
    3 күн мурун

    🧶💙😛😀😁🎆🌫🌫🥎⚾⚽🎇🎦🎦👮‍♀️👼 *God demonstrated His love to us by sending His Son Jesus Christ, who died and rose from the dead to Give us eternal life.* *If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead* *He will give you the free gift of eternal life* *He also promised to heal your body.* *(Look up at the sky and ask God)*

  95. Martii
    3 күн мурун

    What a nice goverment-resistered hotel 13:12

  96. Bjoern Schmidt
    Bjoern Schmidt
    3 күн мурун

    very nice and funny

  97. zrx_fx
    3 күн мурун

    whats the song that starts playing at 4:29 ??

  98. Pravesh Alva
    Pravesh Alva
    3 күн мурун

    It's the same temple featured in Persona 5

  99. The Lost Mori
    The Lost Mori
    3 күн мурун

    There were all of these lovely shots of Ryotaro in the beginning and I just kept wondering "Woah, why is Chris being so friendly?" Thanks for posting great content as always!

  100. Shadow Revenant
    Shadow Revenant
    3 күн мурун

    like ya cut g