Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles hey guys happy new year and welcome to the first video of the year It's been pretty chill around here I hope you guys have all had a really good start to the year i've just been kind of chilling at home it's been so snowy in Sendai that I don't really want to go out because there's so much snow on the sidewalks and I walk everywhere it's a bit of a pain in the ass but today is super sunny which is amazing because my friend Cassie's coming out from Tokyo i'm going to be showing her around the city I thought I would invite you guys because we haven't really gotten out to see Sendai together at all yet so I hope you enjoy seeing my new neighbourhood here in japan I don't know what we're going to get up to we're just kind of going to go with the flow see if we find some fun stuff to do first we're going to grab some caffeine i'm going to bring her to the new Tully's tea shop that just opened at sendai station because they have an extensive menu of milk tea which is just so delicious if you're looking for a really good milk tea I feel like Tully's cafe does the best ones and they do soy milk if you don't like dairy so let's go meet Cassie grab a milk tea and then we will be off on our adventures I hope you enjoy the video oooh (gasps) winter tea so look at their selection of milk tea it's so much better than usual there's so much tea they have peach and matcha smoothie what's Russian tea? I have no idea intriguing and then yeah coffee but we both like tea so I'm going to get I always get the French vanilla one I might try the Chai I might get this Winter tea with soy this Winter tea looks amazing oh it's a fruit fruit and there's honey and yeah good choice [Music] all right we got our one day pass for the bus and the chikatetsu subway it only cost 920 yen and we can use it all day long so it's pretty cool if you want to come up to sendai and do like a little touristy day trip you probably want to get one of these passes so i put this in cool and then it stamps it with a date and then when you get on the bus you have to show the date to the bus driver that's how you use the bus [Music] we're going to a honey shop a honey shop yeah and why are we going there because it's runs my favorite band and i'm not a crazy fan cassie's a huge fan of monkey magic they're a band that's based here in sendai they're also canadian and one of the members one or two of the members two members the two brothers run a honey shop here in sendai so that's what we're attempting to get to it's out in the middle of nowhere literally middle okay so clock one four four okay there's so much snow out here there's nothing left in sendai but we're kind of out in the mountains now so lots of snow piled up i have exciting news so i've started collecting photos of the pokemon manholes that they have throughout japan and i was looking on the website and there was one out here in the middle of nowhere in tomia so miyagi i feel like has the most out of any prefecture there's 35 different pokemon manholes and yeah luckily there's one here in the mountains of nowhere on the outskirts of sendai so we're gonna go hunting for that today hopefully i can find it while i'm out here because i probably won't be coming back here again another goal we have for today adventures oh wow look at this oh it's like an old town what's this i think is this where we're going we're going around it but it's really cool we'll go in there later i wonder what's going on in there it looks like sake they make sake warehouses very cool look at this little road that we have to take to get to the honey shop this is such a pretty little town i'm glad we came out here i probably wouldn't have come out here there's no one here oh there's cafes and everything little shops Eight Crowns so this is the honey shop here it's in this really cool old building [Music] cassie got her fancy honey yay and now we're gonna go look for the pokemon manhole which is hopefully not covered in snow and we can see it why is there a postcard oh what's that oh it's all the oh so there's stamps manholes oh my god are they stamps of like the manhole maybe i think they are it's the tomio one what okay so our day plan might have just changed we might have to we might have to do this spend the whole day i'm not sure this is so cool so they've got a little booklet here and in the locations with the manholes you can also collect stamps i'm a sucker for anything you collect love it we'll definitely have to do this oh and i guess if you get all the stamps you can maybe win a lapras oh a little lapras plushie i'm probably gonna buy one anyway but CASSIE: Awesome! (SHARLA: Yes) SHARLA: That's cute. SHARLA: This is so exciting. SHARLA: It must be up there. CASSIE: Let's see. SHARLA: Maybe up on the road. CASSIE: Oh, up by like the parking lot. SHARLA: Yeah. SHARLA: Right here. SHARLA: It says it's like.. SHARLA & CASSIE: Here. CASSIE: Over there maybe? CASSIE: Oh, yes! There it is! SHARLA: Yaaay! SHARLA: That's such a random spot. CASSIE: You would never find that. SHARLA: Oh, they went, they dug it out. SHARLA: Look at the snow, yay. SHARLA: Sweeet. CASSIE: How did we find that? That's intense. SHARLA: I don't know, I'm so glad that I checked. CASSIE: We're just like in a parking lot. SHARLA: All right we're gonna hire a taxi to take us to the next manhole. SHARLA: We came all the way out here. We can not get the other one. CASSIE: We need to. SHARLA: That would just be a waste. SHARLA: He was like what's your name. I'm like Sharla. He's like Sowada-san (? nothing like Sharla). I was like, yeah, sure, whatever. CASSIE: Sure, whatever. SHARLA: That works. CASSIE: You're gonna be like.. SHARLA: You're gonna be shocked when you come to get us. CASSIE: The foreigner, who's like, that's not you! SHARLA: Alright, we got a taxi and we're on our way to the next stamp.