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Top 5 Japanese Game YouTubers

When it comes to gaming, sometimes some of the best people to watch are YouTubers. with YouTube becoming even more popular, it’s a site that’s versatile and allows people to showcase their talents for others to see. These Top Japanese Gaming YouTubers are extremely popular, whether it be for their strange talents they love to showcase, or their gaming skills and how well they play even the hardest of games.

These are great for both people who know Japanese at an advanced level, and also for those who want to get better. They talk pretty quickly, but if you follow along and continuously watch, it’s a great way to better understand the language, and also have some fun while doing so. In this post, you’ll learn about the top Japanese game YouTubers out there to check out, and some cool elements they have that you may enjoy when you watch them.

1. HikakinGames

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hikakin

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@hikakin

Hikakin Games is a Japanese gamer but he’s also a beatboxer as well. He’s considered the second biggest YouTuber in Japan. He made his debut on YouTube years ago, with some of his beatboxing videos dating all the way back to 2008. He makes videos both of gaming-related topics, but also of cool beatboxes to popular game themes, including Street Fighter and Super Mario. Hikakin Games also does beatbox videos of popular songs as well, including Daft Punk and he teamed up with one of the members of Aerosmith for a beatbox cover as well. With over 2.6 million subscribers, this fun beatboxer is worth watching, and his videos are quite fun to watch.

【Basic information】
Name: Hikakin
Official website: https://www.youtube.com/user/HikakinGames
Instagram/Twitter/Facebook

2.ANIJYA OMOJYA

This is a Japanese Lets Player that’s a part of the 2Bro Entertainment, a group of Japanese YouTubers known for their humor, and interesting videos.  Their journey into lets plays began in 2009 when they initially started gaming and simply added commentary to their videos.

The name means older brother, younger brother in Kanji. The duo uploads a lot of Lets Plays, both from popular games in the now such as Detroit: Become Human, to older and classic games. They both do many different games, including popular ones such as Fortnite as well. Together, they have over 2 million subscribers on their channel currently. They started on you Tube in2010, and since uploaded many different Lets Plays and other videos for people to enjoy. The two mostly play multiplayer games, since it is a two-person channel, but both of them love first person shooters as well, which is their main focus.

【Basic information】
Name: ANIJYA OMOJYA
Official website: https://www.youtube.com/user/norunine?utm_source=2BRO.&utm_medium=Twitter
Twitter

3. PockySweets

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@pockysweets

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@pockysweets

If watching weird Japanese games is your thing, then PockySweets is where it’s at.  He speaks fast which is good for intermediate to advanced speakers. His videos include subtitles too. He is a YouTuber that loves to play weird games. This guy rarely plays anything super popular, but instead prefers the strange Japanese games that you don’t see anywhere else. He plays some popular games as well, including the Sims, but his videos are known for being strange, and to showcase just some of the weird and out there games Japan has to offer.

Some games he likes to play include Fishy, Speed Runners, and even Hidden Paws, which is a strange game where you have a city of penguins and cats.  He does play popular games as well, including Heavy Rain and The Forest.

PockySweets has almost 2 million subscribers, and started on YouTube about five years ago.  Since then, his following only grew larger, mostly due to all of the weird games he plays. He loves to game, and loves to showcase the weird games that make you go “well that exists.”

【Basic information】
Name: PockySweets
Official website: https://www.youtube.com/user/pockysweets
Instagram/Twitter

4.KAZU Games

KAZU Games
@kazuch0924

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@kazuch0924

Kazu Games is a channel that is perfect for those who like Minecraft YouTube videos. His videos encompass many different elements from the popular game, including various builds, interactions, and even some crazy mods he implemented himself.  That, along with his humor, makes for an entertaining YouTube channel.

He also runs a travel blog as well, so he is a YouTuber with many different interests. He began his YouTube career back in 2010, with his gaming channel beginning back in 2014, where he did videos involving Wii-U reviews. He even did a video on the best way to set up your PS4 to have the best experience.  Currently he focuses on Minecraft, but he’s got lots of content you can enjoy.

【Basic information】
Name: KAZU Games
Official website: https://www.youtube.com/user/kazuch0924games
Instagram/Twitter/Facebook

5.KIYO

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@kiyo_yuusya

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@kiyo_yuusya

Finally, we have Kiyo, a Japanese gamer known for their love of strange games that are played with others. His channel involves playing through various party games, including Mario Party, and also many differnt horror games as well. It is a great channel for those trying to learn Japanese, simply because he speaks in a manner that allows you to understand what he’s saying. He is quite entertaining and funny, and many of the games he plays are those you can’t find in the west. Kiyo also does story games too, including Yokai Watch, and Detective Pikachu. His channel started in 2014 focusing mostly on card tricks before he moved into gaming and let’s plays.  He is popular, with 1.3 million subscribers.

【Basic information】
Name: KIYO
Official website: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMJiPpN_09F0aWpQrgbc_qg?sub_confirmation=1
Instagram/Twitter

Japanese gaming YouTube channels are popular. They’re perfect for those who love to watch gamer play through strange games, and also personal favorites. It is a great way to learn the language too, because many times these streamers love to talk and make jokes. You’ll be able to understand what they’re saying, and learn about some cool games as well.

These channels also have their own unique touch to it, simply because they often play strange games you may never have heard of. For example, look through their channels and see if you see a game you’ve never seen before. Chances are, you will find something. It’s nice to have this option available for those who want to learn more about strange games.

Plus, they are fun, and quite entertaining. So, if you’re looking for something to watch whenever you’re bored, or maybe you’ve heard of these YouTubers and want to check them out, you can do so. They’re a great way for many who don’t know the language to become better with it, and it’s perfect for those who want to learn about some of the crazy games that are out there to enjoy, and these YouTubers have personalities that are charming and fun, allowing for a good time, and some great videos to watch.

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