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  • if you had the money money  if money was of no object  

  • yes this apartment ticks every box  you could possibly wanted to take  

  • if you ever find yourself living in japan odds  are you're going to be renting an apartment but  

  • the average cost of an apartment in tokyo costing  about a hundred thousand yen or a thousand dollars  

  • per month but what if you had a blank check to  live in the apartment of your dreams last month  

  • my good friend alex who runs a luxury real estate  company in tokyo took us around a 20 000 per  

  • month apartment in central tokyo which came with  four bedrooms and even a secret rooftop garden  

  • today though we're going on a tour of an apartment  that not only costs more at 25 000 but it's  

  • designed for a single resident i'm not really sure  how it could be more expensive but be aimed at a  

  • single person so let's go and find out and see  how it justifies that utterly ludicrous price tag

  • well it's good to see you again alex and  scotty of course yeah it's great to see  

  • you chris munching around the black bone alex  is the founder of i have real estate a luxury  

  • real estate company and every couple of months he  likes to take me to an absurd apartment and make  

  • me feel depressed isn't that right alex that is  right did you like the last place i took it too  

  • i did we went to a 20 000 apartment in harajuku  last time but surely you haven't got anywhere  

  • that is as ridiculous as that place for us you'd  be mistaken what is that this is the ultimate  

  • apartment for tony stark all right this is tony  stark's apartment if he had one in the middle of  

  • tokyo this is actually a one bedroom apartment  one bedroom this is a one bedroom apartment  

  • and it is actually the largest one bedroom  apartment and most expensive in all of japan  

  • okay let's go and check out this absolutely  ridiculous looking bachelor pad 25 000 a month  

  • the apartment we're looking at today is situated  in shibuya about as central as you can get in  

  • the tokyo area and helping us film the apartment  once again is fellow youtuber sharla who'll also  

  • be looking at an 8 million tokyo house be sure to  check it out after our tour of the bachelor pad  

  • so at the entrance of what is probably the  craziest apartment one bedroom apartment in  

  • all of tokyo probably all japan for that matter  the front door's glass you can actually see into  

  • the apartment but i'm guessing you can't use the  elevator unless you've got like a key right you're  

  • absolutely right you actually need a key to get  into the elevator and get up the elevator okay so  

  • yes and i've noticed there's an air conditioning  unit for the entrance alone for this little  

  • tiny roof yes an air conditioner and that ispretty heavy duty one too that's a better air  

  • conditioning than most apartments in japan have  just for this one little room so you ready to see  

  • the rest of this the game i'm not ready no but  let's go let's do it anyway thank you very much  

  • you feel the temperature change did you get  it what is the first thing you have to do  

  • when you get into a japanese apartment or house  other drink gym toy yes but right before that  

  • there's something you need to do take your shoes  exactly take your shoes off very good point so  

  • where do you put these shoes on the floor likedoor or in the closet or something or how about  

  • into the walk-in shoe closet i didn't realize  it was gonna be that big yeah i knew there was  

  • gonna be a closet but i thought it'd be like  he would end there not be a whole room yeah  

  • good god they fit perfectly yeah yeah you  have a little you have a little space on  

  • the left and right why do people need this  much shoe space shoe closet like i've got two  

  • pairs of shoes at best yeah you probably  need another 48 pairs to fit this place  

  • just makes me feel inadequate but hopefully  the rest of the apartment won't do that

  • so you step in through this hallway go right past  the first of four toilets and you are in this  

  • insane living room oh my god look at the views  we've got like three different angles you've got  

  • shibuya you've got tokyo tower  over there yeah and roppongi hills  

  • i mean that is one hell of a view and one hell of  an echo as well that's how big it is listen to the  

  • echo that gives you a sense of scale now i just  want you to imagine something all right so you  

  • are the head of a middle eastern oil company  right you come over to you come over to japan  

  • right where do you live you want to live here  exactly this is the place for the kings of the  

  • middle eastern oil companies what but i can't  become a king of a middle eastern oil company  

  • can we have an ipad this is where i can actually  live here so i want to show you by the way just  

  • what you get when you pay 2.5 million yen or  you know about 25 000 for an apartment everyone  

  • uh you can come over here this is where you  would put your tv rights and if you look  

  • really closely this is actually a wi-fi router  this is built-in and you have free wi-fi here  

  • free wi-fi for 25 000 what a bargain  just come and take a look at this

  • and as you can see this is absolutely insane  this area is zones not for high buildings so  

  • this is one of the highest buildings over here  right yeah which means that you have pretty much  

  • other than that guy uh unobstructed views of most  of the most populous parts of tokyo how would you  

  • sell this in a real estate manner in real estate  terms i would say that you have unmatched views  

  • of downtown tokyo and you can see what it looks  like right now in the daytime but just imagine  

  • what it's going to look like at night because you  have roppongi hills you have torontomon hills over  

  • there as well and you also have that large red  and white popsicle tokyo tower just unbelievable  

  • views at night especially so there's one more  thing i have to show you just in this kitchen  

  • area we step through here we go to a little  balcony right and if you just follow me through  

  • step right around here you'll come and you'll  see there's actually a second entrance over  

  • here that's not what i wanted to show you  that's not important what is important is so  

  • you have all this garbage from this crazy party  that you just threw where do you put it right  

  • normally in a japanese apartment you would have  to take it all the way downstairs and you know  

  • put it in the big garbage room that's  in the nice building you could just  

  • maybe throw it off the balcony if you're chris  you throw it off the balcony the peasants below  

  • see the peasants below but if you are actuallynormal person that lives here you would step over  

  • here to this guy right here the garbage storage  room you actually have your own personal garbage  

  • room which the uh the guy that cleans the place  every once in a while and waters your plants uh  

  • will actually come and empty for you periodically  so that's what you get for this kind of money so  

  • we just saw what the kitchen looks like what the  massive living room looks like you went outside  

  • just imagine okay what's up those stairs why  are there stairs where does it go to heaven  

  • all right the stairways are happening right  you're gonna see that in a moment but before we  

  • show you that i have to show you this so you had  your big party you had all your diplomat friends  

  • over you had all your crazy youtuber friends  come over and you just you're slush you need  

  • a place to crash you got everybody out it's  already three in the morning what do you do  

  • you go and you pass out so let me show  you where you pass out come on over here  

  • go through here we have another big door  

  • open it up what do you find you'll see what  is probably i would say the biggest bathtub  

  • that i've ever seen in a japanese apartment this  is basically you know a bellagio sized jacuzzi  

  • right next to your bedroom and it is absolutely  massive oh you want to show them how big it is  

  • yeah go for it absolutely wow you could fitmean you could probably fit two three people  

  • in here you could definitely fit two or three  people now let me climb in right next to it

  • yeah this is quite spacious in here i will  say though there is no tv that is one you know  

  • downside to this place i mean you've got the view  out the window exactly who needs a tv when you  

  • have that view of tokyo tower again yes you can  actually see tokyo tower from your bathtub so this  

  • is is this like a normal bath that people use as  a bar yeah this is not just a giant jacuzzi that  

  • we can use for fun no and you're going to see why  this is the normal bath all right right there's  

  • something bigger than this nicer so you're all  washed up you want to go back to bed what do you  

  • do open up this store and you are in your massive  bedroom massive for japanese standards at least  

  • but you can see the carpet is actually made from  the same material as tatami so it's nice and feels  

  • rough under your feet i wonder what it was it does  feel kind of rough yeah sock's been shredded so  

  • you have like a big bed there right i would have  the big bed right over here overlooking that other  

  • balcony which you probably didn't even notice  until now yes there's three balconies in this and  

  • one of them is in the bedroom the secret balcony  is a secret balcony yeah if you're having a house  

  • party here yeah you could sort of slip off to your  secret balcony maybe drink have your drink smoke  

  • look over tokyo tower yep and then roll into your  king-sized beds one of the things so we showed  

  • you the walk-in shoe closet of course you have  to have a walk-in closet for a place like this  

  • if you follow me yeah if you follow me you can  keep on following me and keep on following me  

  • you'll see we're actually in the closet right now  like look how big it is yeah i don't think it's  

  • really gonna show on film but this is about  the size of the i'd say the normal kitchen  

  • maybe a japanese apartment you could have another  bedroom in here if you wanted yeah you could be a  

  • fun bedroom but you could definitely fit a bedroom  in here absolutely so we've seen the uh the living  

  • space we've seen the sitting room the three or  four hundred balconies overlooking tokyo what  

  • is up the staircase alex like you've been very  elusive this whole time and that is the only thing  

  • i've cared about since walking through that door  because it's quite imposing staircase yeah yeah  

  • it is it's an amazing design so why don't we find  out what's up there can't beat the free surely not

  • [ __ ] hell yeah what is this uhthink you explained it perfectly well  

  • that is the reason i said that the bath below  is not really you know all that interesting i  

  • mean like i thought i thought the four-person  jacuzzi downstairs was good yeah what is that  

  • this is this is a massive jacuzzi i'd probably  fit maybe five or six people into there i mean  

  • in a previous video we did the 20 000 apartment  yes we had a kind of nice outdoor garden right  

  • this one is better it's way better because look at  the view yeah you can't beat the view you can't be  

  • the view and also it's a little easier to use this  one and that one was just a jungle this is really  

  • a nicely you know trimmed garden aloe  vera aloe vera it's hers yes there's  

  • actually waiting for there's rosemary so  let's come on over here to the bathroom  

  • and so the toilet's going to say hello  to me hello toilet just opened up for me  

  • and now chris you want to come on into the  bathroom no no all right well i'll see you anyway  

  • so yeah here's that's a big old bear oh my god  that's deeper than i thought can we find it as  

  • well it's more like a cave it is a cavernous large  piece of uh porcelain and by the way it lights up  

  • i'm not going to show you right now but it doesn't  let's fill it up let's take this video to the next  

  • level bubble bath it is yes seriously i mean the  views this would be a really good place for a  

  • party yeah do you think they did design this floor  with kind of party in mind of course they did yes  

  • so that's the thing so this building actually  has one unit per floor and each of the other  

  • units is almost exactly the same as the first  floor that we were on this is the only one with  

  • its own second living room and jacuzzi on the roof  with views of rosemary yeah but i all of a sudden  

  • i realize why the 25 000 might be justified um  with a number like that i mean that is a joke  

  • but you can kind of see why it costs that  much now we come to this floor i think  

  • the first floor impressive good views but  not worth 25 000 but then you come up here  

  • see all this see the views of the rosemary  in the herbs and it all becomes quite clear  

  • all right so we just saw the bathroom right yeah  it was pretty insane that's the second bathroom  

  • in a one bedroom i can't think of any other  one-bedroom apartment or house or anything with  

  • two bathrooms but are you ready for the ultimate  part of this apartment i'm ready you all ready  

  • can't be better than the free wi-fi  in the jacuzzi yeah the two free wi-fi  

  • for two free wi-fi uh let's just go past the  third sink yes this place actually has three  

  • sinks here's the third one right over here not  enough yeah not at all and come on follow me right  

  • and you will see probably one of the nicest  rooftop terraces in all of tokyo not only by the  

  • size not only about how square it is and how you  can fit probably seating for 20 people out here  

  • right but just the views the unbelievable views  this is it yeah this is beyond amazing yeah how  

  • far does this sure balcony stretch around yeah you  can see right over here actually it's uh it goes  

  • right over here if you have a morning jog you  could have you could you could look at this right  

  • look at the size of it one of the things this year  obviously a lot of people have been locked down  

  • can't leave their apartments we had it in  japan for about two months but if you had  

  • a rooftop a rooftop like this yeah you could domorning run you're good i'm not gonna follow him  

  • hey there ridiculous yeah yeah absolutely and then  when you're done and you're all you're i can tell  

  • man you need to run a little more big big reef  top big roof it's a very big rooftop by the way  

  • it's about 65 square meters about 700 something  square feet so it's big right and when you're done  

  • jogging and you're all you're  all spits in from jogging all day  

  • right you uh you can go right over there and  just take a little sprig of the rosemary off  

  • put it in your gin and tonic and havenice rosemary gin and tonic in the morning  

  • lift the dream right you'd have fresh chin tonic  from your own garden after morning run yes this is  

  • the best department in the world but what would  you do with all this space well there's so much  

  • here yeah it goes around the kind of the whole  way right so what i would do first off is get a  

  • massive table for out here and a big umbrella too  because there's no covering on the roof you know  

  • so table tennis do well yeah actually that would  be a great idea except when you hit the ball too  

  • hard and it goes flying off the the ninth floor of  this apartment and onto the pedestrians down there  

  • don't do that yeah i don't think a ping pong  ball would kill him but it'll probably hurt  

  • dropping off the ninth floor leave a comment  below would a ping pong ball hurt someone  

  • i don't think it would it's quite light  anyway we've discussed death by ping pong  

  • so realistically who is going to live in an  apartment of this size and scale and cost  

  • uh i would say tony stark otherwise  yeah otherwise known as iron man i  

  • think that's the only person i can think of  apparently i look like robert downey jr so

  • do you think this is worth twenty five thousand  dollars yeah more so than the last one we saw  

  • for sure the bath is better than my bath and  it's pretty hard to beat my bathroom so i'm  

  • impressed this time what would you do if this was  your brief talk how would you like to change it  

  • what would you put up here a pool a pool likeblow up pool some towels like make it like a beach  

  • a beach on a roof yeah in the middle of tokyo

  • just want to ask you chris if you had the  money if money was of no object yes this  

  • apartment ticks every box you could possibly  want it to tip honestly two jacuzzi baths  

  • incredible rooftop the best rooftop i've  certainly ever seen in tokyo in japan  

  • anywhere to be honest for now it will have  to remain in the realms of imagination  

  • and dreams but thank you as always alex for  showing us around this magnificent and somewhat  

  • depressingly good apartment no problem um you can  check out alex's website ihome real estate for  

  • more listings in tokyo if you're looking to move  to the area yes and i have an instagram as well  

  • you can check that out chris is going to link to  it below all in the description box below as well  

  • as sharla's video thank you sharla for filming  this she went round an 8 million apartment in  

  • harajuku with alex you can check that out at the  link above but what do you think guys is this  

  • apartment worth the money is it better than the  twenty thousand dollar uh apartment we looked at  

  • last time let us know in the comments below but  for now guys as always many thanks for watching  

  • you brought japan channel we'll see you right back  here to do it next time for now have a good one

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