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10 Ways JAPAN is 10 Years Ahead of the World

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DID YOU KNOW Japan has bullet trains that can travel 320 km/hour? Or superior toilet seats that can heat up your butt, clean it spotless, and check your blood pressure? Or interactive robots that can serve you lunch, analyze your facial expressions and be your customer service agent in phone stores? I just finished my 6th visit to Japan, and every time I leave this country, I have a hard time comprehending what I just experienced. In this video, I take you around Tokyo and show you 10 ways that Japan is 10 years ahead of the world. Anyone else agree with me? Music: Kevin MacLeod ► Subscribe for more travel videos: http://bit.ly/2hyQnZ1 ► Travel Blog: https://drewbinsky.com/ FIND ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drewbinsky/ (I post more videos there!) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drewbinsky/ Snapchat @drewbinsky Twitter: https://twitter.com/drewbinsky MORE ABOUT ME: https://drewbinsky.com/about/ CONTACT ME: drew@drewbinsky.com
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SNESkid 537 (40 minutes ago)
0:40 Am I the only one who thing the white building is shaped like a nintendo wii
Deutscher Patriot (3 hours ago)
well, they have one big advantage, they are not flooded with refugees from all the shit holes in the world
Maftuun مفتون (4 hours ago)
On the other hand many many people will see those things as regression not progress. Lol
jojajo2707 (5 hours ago)
I Love this Country. They are so protective and Take Care about their Culture. You wont find any Muslims that helps to Keep the Country Clean
Crafty Fruit (12 hours ago)
Rats rats we are the rats!
elizabeth Li (14 hours ago)
european countries can learn something from Japan, especially in terms of how they keep their society so safe
Derpy Knuckles (22 hours ago)
I would love to visit Japan looks awesome and I heard they are good at making curry I love curry 😍
Rayyan San (22 hours ago)
When you come to japan is like you going to the future
C Jahmal (1 day ago)
it's like damn sardines everywhere in public.
AUDIT Hotels (1 day ago)
спасибо за видео, хороший обзор
Nick Talleyrand (1 day ago)
They have Gundam and Godzilla there.
Rizki Darma (1 day ago)
"and also, maid"🤣
Rcky Rick (1 day ago)
My contry is now getting flip phones and electricity 😂😂
Aaron Kerr (1 day ago)
None of the 10 things were impressive. USA has 40000 planes in the air and no bullet trains because it's bigger. All that electronic shit is landfill. Gaming is making millions of men pussies. You can buy used panties in vending machines. Great. The subways are crammed with sleepy sheep.
HONGJUN LEE (1 day ago)
Really? do you seriously think the bullet trains, the special toilets and etc are 10 years ahead of the world? you can even find those in China. Come on, this is not Africa. All those you mentioned as "amazing in Japan" are already common in whole East Asia (Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan). There are 300Km/h trains in France, China, Turkey, Korea, Germany and many other countries
Grady Gilchrist (2 days ago)
Ill give them the train and toilet, everything else you can see anywhere maybe not as grand but same.
Nastase Carmen Nastase (2 days ago)
Another world on the Earth!
DadtheGamer01 (2 days ago)
3:40 One time, i saw that someone in my city
Jem-Kimber-Aja-Shana (2 days ago)
I want to visit Japan someday and so does my older brother.
Jasmine Hayes (2 days ago)
I see it on this video so I believe it.
MrParanormalGames (2 days ago)
I heatd they are abstinent or are like no intrrrste in sex or so.e weird shit like that
Jun Daniel Gyu Lee Kim (3 days ago)
Yeah sure, all of them looked like plastic to me...
Jun Daniel Gyu Lee Kim (1 day ago)
Says the guy with a plastic tab.
Jack Daniels (3 days ago)
TOKYO, JAPAN LOOKS LIKE HELL - WHERE ARE THE TREES, PARKS? I wouldn't like to live there or go there for a visit not my type of a good time!
Sand Sueno (3 days ago)
No new inventions. They've just improved the arts.
Nareshwar Prasad (3 days ago)
I love Japan
rc看門狗隊長 (3 days ago)
i love to Japan ❤️
Lorenzo - (3 days ago)
I like Japan but I fucking hated every minute of this video. All the best to you though, I don't mean this as a personal attack
Pat Downs (4 days ago)
I can hardly imagine what it would be like to live in a country where all the people were working toward similar goals and there was a unified culture, and traditions were honored by all. In the US we are divided and there is no end in sight. The closest we ever got to being unified was under Eisenhower. That sense of common purpose will never return in America, no matter what the politicians promise every election. I think most countries are split like this. See what is happening in France and Europe in general right now. Japan is an exception. I hope they continue to guard what they have. It is very fragile. There are many different forces within Japan at present pushing in different directions: rap music is popular http://tinyurl.com/llmjk9m, but so is Wagakki Band http://tinyurl.com/kyhev5m and Kyary http://tinyurl.com/gv37ovn. Japan seems to want to be closer to the West, but I'm not sure their culture could survive that.
The Lazy Artist :3 (4 days ago)
literally the rest of the world can’t relate to japan
Pat Downs (4 days ago)
Speak for yourself.
Mighty Turk (4 days ago)
They are well disciplined? They live by the rules, they live life in a conrol manner...errrmmm I prefer rest of the world. Keep the fucking advancement, games and all other shit to yourselves. There is more to living than sharing a city with 38 million other. Fuck that...
Pat Downs (4 days ago)
You are a poor excuse for a human. Everything you stated is warped, untrue and embarrassing. If you are a Turk, you are a disgrace to your country.
MOHAMED DEKOW (4 days ago)
Somalia is better
shortbare (4 days ago)
10 ways I don’t care
Pat Downs (4 days ago)
Of course you don't. Why would an idiot care about anything but himself and what HE wants?
deel ak-ss (4 days ago)
It is Korean who is making negative comments here. Why do Koreans dislike Japan? That is caused by Confucian Hua–Yi distinction. They regard Japan as far away from China as being inferior.
Aladdin's Magic Lamp (4 days ago)
TrickWithAKnife (4 days ago)
Japan is 10-15 years behind other first world countries in technology in most cases. 2018 and many large companies are still using fax machines, data is often transferred on floppy disks or burned to CDs or purely on paper, and most office workers can barely use the 1 or 2 software packages (usually Excel or Word) that they've been using for 20+ years. Most of the technology that visitors get impressed by is in entertainment or other gimmicks.
Ben Jammin (4 days ago)
Holy fuck! these ching chongs are on another level!!
mufasa hunter (4 days ago)
And they love petite children with big tits 🤭
Li Huanxing (4 days ago)
Your world is small
Mike Thompson (4 days ago)
Is that way China is now the leading economy in the world with over a billion people? Japan has been in economic decline for decades now, I know because I used to live in Tokyo. Shanghai is the world's largest city, far larger than Tokyo. No offense to Japan, but they literally copied American society after World War 2.
y's coffee (2 days ago)
Well, its part of a US colony after they surrender.
TrickWithAKnife (4 days ago)
So much wrong with what you wrote it's difficult to know where to start.
Toomas Kaasik (5 days ago)
And Arcade machines are 10 years ahead of the world. OF REALLY
Koala (5 days ago)
You’re acting like this stuff is only found in Tokyo but it is found commonly in industrialized countries. You can’t make a video like this without doing research. For example those touchscreens menus are prevalent in many McDonald’s stores in America. Bullet trains are also found in China. Nothing is unique technology wise about this city versus Times Square New York. The most unique part is culture but that doesn’t mean they are 10 years ahead or whatever you say.
Monika Pungkyana (5 days ago)
I love japan 😍😍
Dario Mendoza (6 days ago)
amazing none of these Accomplishments are mentioned in the Us media!!
Luana B (6 days ago)
Great video, you are cute btw🤩
John Rusanow (6 days ago)
Japan my favourite place in the world to travel to for many obvious reasons...Respect being the a stand out trait with Japanese people..
Iwan Santoso (6 days ago)
Japan is 100 years ahead in term of suicide...
youtuberer (6 days ago)
vending machines + fashion + other little things = futuristic? That's a pretty rigorous analysis... I agree with this guy that Japan looks pretty futuristic but I know Japan is backward in many ways. Wouldn't he have to consider a bunch of other factors too when making a sweeping statement like that? For anyone who wants to know what Japan is really like just go and stay there for a month; don't take this guy's word.
Lockon Stratos (7 days ago)
Happiness index 2018, Japan is 50, South Korea 53, Great Britain 19, USA 18, Germany 16, Norway Sweden Finland Denmark Netherlands Canada Australia top 10
ANONYMOUS 100111 (7 days ago)
Please tell me this dude with the boots dosent wear real fur!
Leo Cool-ish (7 days ago)
Nice vid
Leo Cool-ish (7 days ago)
I think it's only Tokyo not the Japan because the country side is more about culture 😋
D JR (7 days ago)
Japanese people are very discipline and their technology is very advance.Japanese people always apply "MONOZUKURI" Love from the Philippines
mystix꧂ ωσlƒу (7 days ago)
Japanese people kill dolphins and whales
Jordon Yee Cheng Xuan (7 days ago)
In Singapore a lot of restaurants have touch screen menus.
Sasuke Uchiha (7 days ago)
Japanese uniforms and sakura leaves
Catnapper (7 days ago)
I prefer korea since they seem to be leading in technology
Marco Silva (8 days ago)
And...they kill whales. Not so futuristic, more like medieval right?
Keith Lee (8 days ago)
I don't' like it, crowded, and dirty for most part. Those so called "technology" is cheap and easy. China is ahead of Japan in certain things like high speed rail road network (note, I mean extensive network, not necessarily the max speed for a short distance), and cashless payment, etc...... U.S.A. is still ahead of China though. You can not just focus on few things. The big picture, U.S.A. is still way ahead.....
Barrington (8 days ago)
Uh coming from personal experience .... I've been in the Yokohama area for a little over 2 years. Let me start by saying that I love Japan and I don't want to go back stateside but looking at Japan it's not that futuristic. Yes the things mentioned are cool and convenient but Japan is behind in a couple of things. I would definitely say (as backwards as the States are) the tech here is overpriced. If you go to rural Japan forget 70% of that list. Pretty much everywhere back in the states credit cards are accepted .... not here. The diversity of what you can buy in the states is larger. I think Japan is kind of stuck in that infocommercial type stage where they buy these wacky items that don't really do anything. Its the same items i saw on HSN or late night TV growing up but housewives here eat it up. Back in the states we caught on to that game a while ago. As for the people, ha ha ha I love them but shit they can be quite biased and prejudiced lol. Its the upfront nice and the behind your back "dirty" gaijin lol. I don't care but Japanese people can be kind of mean. Oh and at the stations .... people will be pretty reluctant to sit next to you. I even had one lady get up and go to the next train car to avoid me sitting next to her. I don't care because I'm from America and American culture creates individuals who are used to diversity. I can literally name a ton of things that I took for granted back in the states that i don't have here. Again I say that to say this .... I love Japan (Trump is President) I do not see myself returning anytime soon. If you can overlook those small (large) cultural nuances then Japan is a clean, fun, safe, and interesting place to live.
calmfocustruth (8 days ago)
...and they’re devastatingly in debt. Seriously 🤣
deel ak-ss (8 days ago)
0:02 Drew Binskyさん、寝てる人を勝手に盗撮(Secret filming)し、YOUTUBEに公開するのは犯罪だぞ(肖像権侵害,Infringement of portrait rights)。そういう事をすると、貴方の国の民度が低いと思われるぞ。あなた自身、そしてあなたの国全体の人が Low IQと思われる。
Love Kyungsoo (8 days ago)
Disciplinary is the key. Which my country lacks
Rohit Sharma (8 days ago)
I was going easy but then I heard "Heating up butt technology".................
Saddam Sultan Akbar (9 days ago)
The maximum stress rate among people are also found in Japan.
Adam Brubaker (9 days ago)
Don’t leave Japan! You’ll be sickened and saddened. The smarter the individual, the more he/she is unlikely to be selfish, the more that individual is likely to think about and work with others. The more ignorant the individual, the more hoarding and selfish that person is, the ignorant man thinks this is the way to self preservation. For example, hunting within a community and sharing your catch is more beneficial than hunting alone or not sharing with the community. This is a fact, tested and concluded as a fact. Stereotyping, (the ability to see patterns and predicting/calculating, life based on those patterns) is a huge part of our evolution. It’s next in line from having a thumb and fine motor skills. I’m basing ignorance in direct correlation with IQ. In black Africa, there are no advances in technology, medicine, no ancient pyramids, lost great cities, people will murder you in a second with no thought of consequence for your possessions. All bad, ave IQ = 64 Middle East, not including Isreal. Ave IQ 77. Muslim population of 1.8 billion - 3 Nobel prizes one of those in economics which should not count ..... pathetic, not so much as an alarm clock to be reported as a contribution to the world. Don’t get me started on terror and extremist. Central America ave IQ 75-81 Not one non food product /food related product originated from this place. Animals that overthrow one another and live in filth. India- 81 all bad, you’ll get deathly ill there. Trash piled up in the rivers 10 feet high. How about China? Ave iq 106! Total shithole. Mekong river packed with fish farms, water is black, shorelines covered in cigarette butts 4’ wide, thousands of people living in boats on the river, shitting in the water daily while using that same water to boil noodles. Awful. 2 classes of people in China, the IQ test you see online is not taken by these people. There are only a handful of countries worth visiting. Don’t die
Paul Gratil (9 days ago)
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QB-Z Critical Ops - Live-streams - Pro gameplay! (9 days ago)
Who else thought of Cars 2 when he was talking about super toilets 😂
Drake Engti (9 days ago)
Sir what was you’re Budget??
Mr. Spock (9 days ago)
Large population, small land mass. They're forced to be efficient. Necessity is the mother of all inventions.
Dime TheDude (9 days ago)
It’s sad it’s going to be a nuclear waste land
ahri (10 days ago)
Do you know what the most revolutionary thing is? It's clean and safe. (Generally.) I don't care how many robots or places that accept mobile payments you have in a city. I would never want to live in a city that's covered in filth with dark runoff water on most streets, but has robots. Public hygiene and safety are markers of an advanced country in my opinion.
Hurtz Burtz (10 days ago)
Its because they are focused on technology and improvement, not multiculturalism and diversity. You dont need immigrants to be successful.
jhwheuer (10 days ago)
They work as a team, not as ships in the night...
[grendar] (10 days ago)
Romania is still in the bronze age
Luming Guo (11 days ago)
U should go to China someday to see what happening there. There’s no doubt that the centre of the world will be China and Japan.
Sajan Gurung (11 days ago)
They also have a death note
Jackie Clan (11 days ago)
They still use fax machines
Kent Kuramoto (11 days ago)
but Japan is behind in terms of gender equality
Noah O'Grady (11 days ago)
Japan has some epic game shows that revolve around incest. In this manner their 400 years behind and belong in the Habsburg royal family
かわいいあな (11 days ago)
Im from okinawa island..... *😔sad* Never been in tokyo for 2yrs already
Drytonium (12 days ago)
1 nuke = 5 Years more advance
学園のえたんatチャリカスに道を譲らない (12 days ago)
Eme Hache (12 days ago)
I WANNA LIVE THEREEEEE, but wait🤔 i love Finland
Sabina's Channel (12 days ago)
If Japan is 10 years ahead of the world, why does the punishment with death still exist in Japan?! 🤔
H.M. CHO (12 days ago)
Actually, Japan had them already about 10 years ago. Tokyo was literally the city of future at that time.
Raihan-Oishii SatriaYT (12 days ago)
4:28 same as Hong kong
Knight mare (13 days ago)
I think my country Pakistan is like 1000 years behind XD😂
Dyx Angelo (13 days ago)
Lol maidss
KillMeWithPotato (13 days ago)
Sadly despite technological progress, many japanese people and consumers aren't exactly technologically advanced. Many businesses have poor IT infrastructure and instead rely on faxes and landlines to get by, many people still use flip-phones and old laptops, and there are not much ATMs across japan for one. Plus I can't forget to mention their social progress (hard issue)
RaikouisAwesome (13 days ago)
I bet they want to shove their modern ass technology up our asses.
Kevin Dunn (14 days ago)
Love Japan, but 'efficiency' is not it's strength. It has one of the lowest productivity levels in the developed world. Bullet trains, arcade gaming and robots are not unique to Japan. Japanese toilets are the best, as are vending machines. Japan also has a not well known 'low tech underbelly' where tech is way behind other modern nations.
Koga. (14 days ago)
And Anime ???
Bi Ox (14 days ago)
lol for japan its like we are north korea
Wolf 한국어Althea (14 days ago)
camel god (14 days ago)
we are 30 years behind here
It's Dark (14 days ago)
So much negativity in the comments... _Epic_
It's Dark (14 days ago)
I feel like the U.S is slowly but surely becoming like Japan or atleast here in Texas. Every where I look there is always some sort of change going on or some form of advancement just like Japan is doing, but that's probably because I live near one of the biggest and most expensive stadiums.... Anyways I'm hoping to one day move to Japan for a little while to have a different and unique life style.
Melik1100 (14 days ago)
Yeah this lisper is a shill
Chris Hansen (14 days ago)
Drop a nuke on them
NotLessOrEqual (7 days ago)
But then that will only make them 1000 Years MORE advanced :/
Juan Diego Araya Morice (15 days ago)
They aren’t smarter than others, as they don’t invent from scratch They are discipline to improve everything