Abroad In Japan

Creator and Aspiring Filmmaker

Packed with more sarcasm and wit than any other channel on YouTube, Chris Broad’s (Abroad in Japan) videos have been watched nearly 120 million times, successfully landing him the top spot as Japan’s primary foreign travel influencer. At Tokyo Creative Learn, Chris reveals how he transforms a simple informative video into a witty comedy. Learn his methods for researching like a local, video editing, and charming the hell out of his audience.

Packed with more sarcasm and wit than any other channel on YouTube, Chris Broad’s (Abroad in Japan) videos have been watched nearly 120 million times, successfully landing him the top spot as Japan’s primary foreign travel influencer. At Tokyo Creative Learn, Chris reveals how he transforms a simple informative video into a witty comedy. Learn his methods for researching like a local, video editing, and charming the hell out of his audience.

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Should You Teach English in Japan? | Finding Your Way In

Chris Broad is here to answer the age-old question, ‘is teaching English in Japan the foreigner visa trap?’. From the guy who’s done it all, find out the pro’s and con’s to teaching English in Japan, and points to consider if you’re interested in moving and working in Japan.

The Secret to Youtube Video Titles | Standing out from the Ordinary

With clickbait coming in at full force on YouTube, how can you make sure you’re balancing being honest about your content while trying to catch the attention of your viewers? Find out how Chris Broad utilizes the YouTube search algorithm to his favor and stand out in the sea of online content.

Amateur Vlogger Mistakes|Things Not to Do When You’re Getting Started

Getting your foot in the door isn’t easy– there’s a lot of trial and error, and it’s inevitable you’ll experience some rocky times. In this Tokyo Creative Learn video, Chris Broad discusses how you can avoid the common traps when creating online content in Japan, as well as tips of caution.

Getting Your Video Seen | How to Create the Perfect Thumbnail

Now that you have mastered the art of titling, your next step in YouTube success is perfecting the craft of thumbnails. Discover how Chris Broad has managed to draw in audiences on the trending pages; just from his thumbnails alone.

What Determines the Success of a Youtube video? | Making it Viral

Get your video to those numbers that they deserve! Chris Broad shares his tips on how to make the best of that tricky YouTube algorithm: first, the titles.

EQUIPMENT 101 | The Vlogging Equipment Essentials

To achieve those true cinematic shots seen in Journey Across Japan, Chris Broad gives us a run-down of his favorite camera gear.

How to Find Your Motivation | Live Life Your Way

After 10 years on YouTube, it's not easy keeping up with the crowd. Find out how Chris Broad from Abroad in Japan has been able to keep up his motivations with YouTube!

Breaking the Cultural Barrier

Chris Broad's many years of success in Japan comes from learning how to break through the cultural barriers early on. Find out how he was able to balance both out on this weeks TC Learn video!