Inside Japan's SLEEPER Train | $160 FIRST CLASS Room

Publisert 29. juli. 2021
Japan's overnight sleeper train is stunning. We ride 11 hours & 600km from Tokyo to Tottori on the Sunrise Express in search of the Tottori sand dune desert. FEAT. Natsuki who's on extended holiday after Journey Across Japan.

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  • NOTIFICATION SQUAD: Where'd you want to see Natsuki and I travel to next?! We're hoping to do more of these excursions throughout 2021! And a special thanks to Sharla & Shiori from Tokyo Creative who came along on short notice to help us film our journey. They're lurking in the background throughout the video. I have to say the Tottori sand dunes exceeded my expectations, and I'd love to re-visit the region if not to explore, then certainly to shoot NATSUKI OF ARABIA. (ALSO stick around the for the outtakes right at the end of the video 😂).

    • How about a deluxe ferry ride?

    • We will have the train

    • India , I'd love to have you

    • Well.... Nastuki + Super Nintendo World should be nice to see.... ahahah

    • I saw some channel that went travelling with overnight hotel on a ferry, probably will be quite an adventure for you!

  • Trains you say?? Indians - We have alot !!

  • I really want to do this but i'm poor. Maybe in my nextlife ❤️

  • 7:17 swore he said “Benzo and an evening shower” at first

  • Nasuki’s english improved a lot

  • I need "please ham to you" on a shirt

  • Beef tongue jerky sticks, the snack that tastes you back!

  • Does lord Natsuki have a NOwine channel.

  • It's amazing how despite speaking mostly broken English Natsuki's comedic timing is so good.

  • He is living the life

  • 1:58 I actually had to rewind this cos I didn't hear a word Chris said, I was far too distracted

  • Natsuki is a wonderful man.

  • Absolutely loved this video. Would love to see some bullet train vids to various places.

  • What is that soundtrack at 12:10 for when they to the desert? Is it from Indiana Jones or the Mummy?

  • 14:22 I love that ingenious shoe cover thingy that Natsuki is using to prevent that coarse, rough and irritating sand from getting everywhere

  • This what i want to do when the world returns to normal, ride the sleeper train in Japan.

  • Being woken up every 10 minutes😬 Reminds me of being the hospital😑 I would be really grumpy!

  • I just watched the anime "uzaki-chan wants to hang out" and I went full dicaprio pointing meme as I watched it

  • I love to take these travel trains out to the country side when I lived in Tokyo. Bento boxes are absolutely delicious! Tickets are not as expensive as expensive as people would think. So relaxing!

  • Don't forget to bring a towel

  • As far as I can tell, Chris only eats snacks. 👌🏽

  • I don't get why the dislikes, o well , amazing video as always.

  • Kinda mix of Star Wars 7/ Star wars 2 refernce here, you thought we wouldn't notice

  • Auf nem kamel in der wüste mit maske, wie bekloppt !!!

  • Natsuki's room is a true "power place"! haha

  • After years and years of being in the Abroad in Japan channel, Natsuki really has gain an actor skill, impressive and that Star War reference is hilarious lol

  • Natsuki's Palace

  • This is probably the only place in the world(unlike other sand countries),where people cant steal your money from riding a camel,if you know what i mean.

  • Dr. Natsuki Jones, love it!

  • Natsuki of Arabia. He has a face of a comedian.

  • that was I'm pretty sure Star wars

  • How small was that single room! Anyone know how tall Natsuki is?

  • Please do more content with Natsuki with his half English half Japanese language.

  • Looks like a great place to sand board! Love the train as well.

  • i want to ride night train before it’s discontinued

  • King Natsky + ham + beer = big face.

  • I feel like a train like that would be good for the US's transcontinental railway, if they put in the money to revitalize it.

  • Aristotle: "What is the nature of the universe?" Socrates: "what makes a person who they are?" Natsuki (a philosopher unafraid to ask the REAL questions that matter) : "Is this a hotel train? Or a train with a hotel inside?"

    • "Ghost pirates!" "No, they are actually pirate ghosts!"

  • Looks a little like the Oregon coast

  • Natuski is naturally funny

  • I'm a simple woman; I see Natsuki, and I click. 🤷🏻‍♀️

  • I wanna go on a sleeper train man, this video was so cool!!

  • Natsuki speaks in T shirt quotes

  • Natsuki’s such a special person. He wonders at everything he sees.

  • my 6 hour train from college is like $50-70 depending on date for economy class. $160 for first class? id kill for that

  • Algorithm do your thing! for Chris!

  • Amazing you two #AwesomeDuo Salute to the train though!! What about the Air conditioner in there?

  • "Please ham to you." That says it all.

  • Extra salami

  • @12:30 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones?. Anakin to Padme - “I don't like sand. It's coarse and rough and irritating - and it gets everywhere.”

  • Do you ever miss the UK?

  • Me knowing what tottori because of uzaki-chan


  • What is he wearing on his feet? Moon boots for girls? How does Chris take this guy anywhere?

  • Natsuki in the thumbnail = 4.1M views.

  • Damn this video has 4 times the views for some reason

  • Hahah Please Ham to you! :D This man is a national treasure

    • THE CASUAL GIRLS ARE ANGELAHOT.UNO THREE IN ONE NOwine: THIS IS FINE. SOMEONE: SAYS ''HECK''. NOwine: BE GONE Life's story is a short journey so have fun before sleeping forever #Чо #эт #делает #на #2 #месте #в #тренде #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков .#垃圾.

  • this is such a relaxing vlog❣

    • THE CASUAL GIRLS ARE ANGELAHOT.UNO THREE IN ONE NOwine: THIS IS FINE. SOMEONE: SAYS ''HECK''. NOwine: BE GONE Life's story is a short journey so have fun before sleeping forever #Чо #эт #делает #на #2 #месте #в #тренде #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков .#垃圾.

  • Natsuki is a treasure

  • Question: Is Natsuki's train room equally hot as yours? Or is it better ventilated because ***LUXURY***?

  • comes back to rewatch for Natsuki and... Four million views?!!!?!

  • tonkatsu is not kosure you sussy baka.

  • this is the guy from the volcano song?

  • One thing on my list if things to do in life is go to Japan as it's honestly beautiful 💖


  • I'm kinda disappointed. When I plan to travel I defs prefer a regular train. Quite hate the bullet ones because I enjoy train trips a lot...but I suppose for busy people...I still think they should some proper ones

  • Natsuki is the best thing about these videos

  • I wonder if Kobo Abe's book The Woman in the Dunes was inspired by Tottori?

  • That "award" on the cow tongue is actually a german one. Companies pay for attending and actually always win. There was a reporter team who won the award with fake sausages...

  • everytime I watch an abroad in japan vid I find out a piece of japan that I find as the country's personality is disappearing for efficiency sad : (

  • Actual reason for why the hangers are closed off is to minimize theft.

  • We have these in America except they aren’t equipped for overnights you just have to make do with your fucking chair for 30 hours.

  • Those are some very impressive views, thanks for sharing. I definitely need to acquire one of those drones.

  • why subtitle natsuki's english but not chris'? lol

  • my wish list there will b sure to visit Japan


  • I'm in tottori I wish I was in that place at that time lmao

  • Hey Chris, you know you've got a big heart right? ;) Pat yourself on the back for being a very good human.

  • Nice Star Wars reference, but you chose the wrong trilogy to go with 😒

  • 5:26 "Delicious Night" I swear, every English phrase that comes out of Natsuki's mouth should be on a hat or shirt.

    • 5:00 "Magic in the Water"


  • I loved being able to say I rode a sleeper train. But unfortunately, I rode it at night. So while it was great for a while, I was tired pretty soon after my day and slept through all my trip and missed everything outside. And I caught the Seto from Takamatsu, and was supposed to get off in Yokohama. I ended up sleeping past my stop and waking up in Tokyo.

    • @Kiyoshimo I would have assumed a train like that would have a system in place to prevent that, like a big alarm or someone that comes and gets you telling you it's your stop.

    • @Maxi Paez I felt like a dumbass, I just awkwardly got off and caught a train back to where I was supposed to be.

    • That hurts

  • They should bring these ones to Kenya... we do the Naivasha route like a safari

  • Hi from "Undiscovered Footprints"...I have been working with Japan clients for last 3 years and visited Tokyo 10 times. I never knew Japan has a desert...nice to know it..thank you..

  • Anybody from india 🔥🔥🔥🔥👍

  • Ohh my god.. More the 10000rs ... Better u can use flight... For me.. Bus is enough.. Nothing will be changed if I am going late 🤣🤣🤣 Time makes moneys?.. No time makes kill plant

  • Wow the new Dune movie looks awesome!

  • Meanwhile me in India: Humara bhi sab automatic hai, kuch khaane ka leke jaana nahi padta.. Sab automatic hai, bahar se, andar ss automatic sound aayega ki chaai lelo, paani lelo, biriyani lelo.. Sab automatic hai.. 🤣😂🤣😂🤣


  • Holy shit this one did serious numbers chris

  • Chris you are very strong!!!!

  • Obama is the way Obama is our Lord Obama is life Obama is eternal Obama is dummy thicc

  • next sleeper bus 👍

  • Natsuki sitting there like it's his first beer lol

  • love this channel lol no one does it like abroad in japan frfr

  • I just stumbled on your channel. I've been watching the videos in no particular order. I feel both amused, and informed.

  • Wow, what happend? Why did the video explode?

  • Those were some veeeeeeeeery expensive train snacks lol "I hate sand" natsuki's anakin impression lol. You'd have thought in the "luxury" room they'd give him a towel lol.

  • Someone's been drawing on your face mate..

  • You two are fabulous. Looking forward to the next one.