| by Kenneth Chase | 100 comments

We hired a Japanese moving company!

Poki is so scared of the moving company. How did you get in there, buddy? Hey guys! We’re finally moving!
I’m so excited. I remember a few years ago, before we
even started YouTube, I think I saw this video on the internet of someone filming a Japanese moving company packing all of this stuff really neatly
and amazingly and it blew my mind. And I can’t believe I’m here in this situation now where *I* get to film a Japanese moving company! So I can’t wait to show you guys what it’s like! The moving company we’re using is called Art Hikkoshi Center (Art Moving Center) which is one of the most famous moving companies
here in Japan. It’s super well-known. We got special permission to film from them And full disclosure, this isn’t a sponsored video but
we are getting our move for free. Woohoo!
Yeah I know So after we chose them as our moving company,
the very first thing was about a week ago we had a guy come here and he had this pad where he walked around in our rooms and made notes of all the large items we have to move. You’re not taking any of these shelves, correct? Uhh yeah, I think so. Rachel, you want to keep this one, right? Just that one, yeah. Oh Haku!! Hakuhakuhaku It’s totally fine. But cat hair- Cat hair is fine! No problem at all. Cats are always attracted to me. Moving day will be noisy and our truck is going
to take up a lot of space so it’ll be bothersome for the neighbors. So before we start that day we’ll greet the neighbors and also give them a box of tissues to
apologize in advance for the inconvenience. Something I didn’t know Japanese moving companies do I don’t know if it’s all of them or just this one but they can take our old appliances to get rid of them, and he had a pamphlet we new appliances that we could buy through
the moving company. And for a lot of those items you could get it
cheaper than you can get it in the store. So we actually ended up buying almost all of our new
appliances through them. And when we move into our new place they’re
going to bring all that in and set it up for us. Oh yeah! They’re bringing it for us. So let’s get to our actual move today! Yoroshiku-onegaishimasu I’ll introduce myself. My name is Toyoda.
I’m in charge of today’s move. Yoroshiku-onegaishimasu. We will start with packing the entrance hallway. We have a special box that is
specifically for packing shoes. Let’s get started. You have money in here. Oh, oops. 10 yen… 100…
Oh, I do. We finished packing the entrance so now
we’ll put up the protector sheets. He’s so quick.
I know. He’s so quick! I’ve done this when I was in
high school, a part time job. I wasn’t nearly… It took me forever. We’re going to take the bed out next. The bedroom is almost done. I haven’t seen this much space… Do you remember doing all of this ourselves? Can you move the bed to the left? My shoes are on. Could I go through the stuff in this room with you? Of course. Where in the new apartment will these things go? In our new place where do these go? Crockpot goes in the kitchen. Kitchen. Entrance? Yes, please. This is hard. I don’t know where to put stuff in our new apartment yet. We have some things we’re taking ourselves. And… even those they’re carrying to our car for us. I don’t know why I feel so bad. If you do this the paper spreads itself out. Oh, and that makes it easier to pick paper to wrap. That’s so clever. It just disappeared. After we’re done boxing, we place a piece of paper with number on it. Then when you open the box later, you can easily tell the things in this box
belong to the 4th section of this cabinet. That’s really helpful. “Kitchen counter”
“Snacks, food, etc” Before taking this cabinet, we’ll wipe it first. I was not expecting them to wipe the cat litter
off of the bottom of our furniture too. Ready… go I have one more to put on. Tilt it to the side. It’s like a furniture sock. What is that? Our kitchen counter looks warmer and more comfortable than I am. Okay, let’s go. 1..2..3 I’m turning to the left. We’re going to pack dishes. We have special boxes for packing dishes. It fit perfectly. Is there a reason the tape is different colors? Red is for fragile items like glass. Yellow means it has stuff you’d probably want to use
right away after you move. When there’s nothing special we use white tape. We use three different colors for those reasons. How are you feeling honey? Just standing there doing nothing while workers
working hard to pack all these stuff. I feel like I should be doing something. It’s amazing. That is so quick. Goodbye cat tower. Let’s turn this around. Oh no. It’s too tall. We should’ve unscrewed the top. Is it clear of the doorway? Yes. I’m pushing now then. We have a special box to pack your TV. Great. Tightening the strap here makes it secure. It’s done. This is a special box in which you can pack your clothes with hangers. Will all these clothes go in the same room in your new apartment? Yes. I’ll start packing now. You have a lot of clothes. This is my shame. It’s not shameful. Most of these are from the thrift store, anyway. I’ll hold the other side. On the scale of 1 to 10, how messy was our place? 2/10 2!? It was pretty clean. You told me you’ve lived here for a few years. I thought you must have lived here for only a year. Really? So there are places worse than this? Well….yes. It wasn’t that bad. I’m relieved. We’ve been worried about it all day. So the last part is this light? Yes. A different worker will take care of it. I’m uninstalling the light now. This apartment seems really nice when nothing’s in it. So we have a special box for packing lights. What do you not have? Ceiling lights often break in transit, but they won’t
break if they’re fastened into this box. Please take care of our light. Yes, sir. It’s done. I’ll carry this to the truck. Wonderful. It’s amazing. It is. Goodbye beautiful blue hallway. We’ve finished packing. Thank you. Thank you. It’s over, Jun. This is “Jun’s Kitchen”. It’s so tiny. Is it normal to be able to touch your ceiling? I’m Shinkai. I’m in charge today. I’m Shibata.
I’m Tsurubayashi. I’m Sakamoto.
Nice to meet you all. The four of us will take care of your move today. Thank you for your hard work! Thank you. I’m Ishikawa. I’m Ueda. I’m Miyazaki. Should these towels go in the closet? Yes. Is it okay to open?
Oh, of course! I can’t believe they unpack stuff for you. It’s our dishes.
Yay! Ahh!! ♥ Sorry, I can’t let you out! ♥ He thinks we’re going to play with him! ♥ He’s not scared! ♥ Oh, sorry! Don’t bother them! We don’t need your paw. ※”Neko no te mo karitai”
(I even want to borrow a cat’s paw)
is a phrase that means you’re extremely busy. How did this stuff fit in our apartment?
What even is this? I don’t want it. It’s slowly getting cleaner. Yeah, it’s looking more organized. We’ve finished today. Thank you. We just moved in!
I can’t believe it’s already done. I can’t believe this is our new apartment. I’ve been smiling all day.
I’m so happy to be here. Yeah.
This is, I don’t know, it’s unbelievable. And it was really quick! Well, obviously we have a lot to do.
We still have a lot of unpacking. We need like… most furniture. We have a couch and like a table. We don’t even have kitchen cabinets yet. Right.
So there’s a lot left to do. But we’re very excited.
Can’t wait to get started. Yeah! Well, can’t wait either. Hopefully you guys enjoyed watching a
~*J A P A N E S E M O V I N G C O M P A N Y*~ I did. See you guys later.


Rachel and Jun

Feb 2, 2019, 12:05 pm Reply

First thing when we got to our new apartment is Poki ran from room to room, stopping in each doorway just staring at the room in awe. He checked every single room and then was at home right away! Our cats basically didn't need any adjustment, and they are SO HAPPY to have way more room to run around!! We actually have a hallway now that they love chasing each other down. And just the other day we got our kitchen cabinets, and the cats have already made themselves at home on top of them! Can't wait to make videos in our new apartment! 😀

User Bots

Jul 7, 2019, 12:39 pm Reply

They are so neat

Un bewohnt

Jul 7, 2019, 12:42 pm Reply

the japanese ppl are so respectful and friendly, i fucking love that!!!! wish all ppl would be like this ^^

Asdan مادري

Jul 7, 2019, 12:50 pm Reply

لقد اصبحت قدواتي


Aug 8, 2019, 2:58 am Reply

I think American companies should learn from Japan … It is Awesome, I moved 5 times and I never saw such customer oriented service 🙁

Tina Ni

Aug 8, 2019, 3:06 am Reply

Why can’t America be like this?


Aug 8, 2019, 10:56 am Reply


Lozness Monster

Aug 8, 2019, 11:01 am Reply

Wow, thats awesome, I sat here with my mouth open, never seen this in UK, can’t wait to get to Japan ???


Aug 8, 2019, 1:05 pm Reply

Can someone explain to me why they had to take their ceiling light?
And why they needed kitchen cabinets? Are the rentals like shells or something

Armywifelife 365

Aug 8, 2019, 1:50 pm Reply

How amazing

Armywifelife 365

Aug 8, 2019, 1:51 pm Reply

In America for that kind of service would be IMPOSSIBLE, weve moved allot and our move overseas was ALWAYS the best packed and best service

Armywifelife 365

Aug 8, 2019, 1:56 pm Reply

Thinking about it you know I really think they save a ton of money by packing efficiently to prevent damages and claims for flbtokens furniture alot glass

Kazuto Samurai-sama

Aug 8, 2019, 3:32 pm Reply

In Turkey you throw everything in the back of the truck and done, you can move now.


Aug 8, 2019, 3:58 pm Reply

American moving company: hi we’re gonna break all your shit after making you box it and organize it and put it away in your new house and charge you a kidney for it! ?
Japanese moving company: hold my beer

Mike Mumbauer

Aug 8, 2019, 9:05 pm Reply

If a Japanese moving company started up in the US and ran it exactly the same way, they'd probably make a killing. I've always respected the Japanese and manners. The US really really could use that.

Kpoplover KPop

Aug 8, 2019, 4:24 am Reply

12:45 i could never live with old people doing hard work for me…


Aug 8, 2019, 6:18 am Reply

Can this company please expand to America?!?!?!?! PLEASE?!?!


Aug 8, 2019, 8:51 am Reply


Hammie Ramos

Aug 8, 2019, 1:27 pm Reply

Wish moving companies here in the US were like these ones!!! They care for your stuff.

Sockpuppett 15

Aug 8, 2019, 9:50 pm Reply

marie kondo of moving

Fallfox 7089

Aug 8, 2019, 4:02 am Reply

Poki made me laugh so much!! I love him!!

Captain Misery

Aug 8, 2019, 12:11 pm Reply

i really want to live in japan, the people are amazing! ☺️

Trishia Abdul Deofpe

Aug 8, 2019, 2:25 pm Reply

How much and how long did it take?

Ilyas Ali

Aug 8, 2019, 3:12 pm Reply

i bowed back, is it weird?

Yi Lun Chien

Aug 8, 2019, 5:34 pm Reply


Kürşat Kızıl

Aug 8, 2019, 10:41 am Reply

Please Watching : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdKB71zC4xs 😀
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Wiktoria M.

Aug 8, 2019, 11:01 am Reply

Just amazing.

Leinani Ching

Aug 8, 2019, 6:29 pm Reply

Their boxes and protectors look like they’re made of recycled plastic. Are they?

Erika Lira

Aug 8, 2019, 4:09 am Reply

If this company moved to America all the other moving companies would be out of business

Nick Slayr Music

Aug 8, 2019, 6:28 am Reply

You wanna move the planet?
We have a special box for that.

Hümeyra Demirci

Aug 8, 2019, 1:46 pm Reply

Why do Japanese people do everything so perfect and neatly ? They're simply amazing…

Μary Μ.

Aug 8, 2019, 4:01 pm Reply

Ok… just amazing..


Aug 8, 2019, 4:59 pm Reply

한글자막 정말 좋네요ㅠㅠ❤️

Anime Wolf

Aug 8, 2019, 2:34 am Reply

Did I just hear her last name Miyazaki’s….?

Kaitlyn Napier

Aug 8, 2019, 10:17 am Reply

Boss:bla bla bla
Haku's mind:*be cute and then ATTACK*
Rachel and jun:haku haku

Hadeel Yu

Aug 8, 2019, 12:27 pm Reply

i just want to go to japan to hire this company

Man E

Aug 8, 2019, 1:44 pm Reply

Dude, they literally moved everything. In my country, if they had to come and actually pack in the clothes and dishes, they would probably just leave. "Call us again when you're ready to move." Japan is like: "Oh, you like to move? Leave everything as it is, we send a guy to scout and then we send the team. And don't worry, we have boxes for everything."

Zachary Low

Aug 8, 2019, 2:13 pm Reply


vinícius K.

Aug 8, 2019, 3:23 pm Reply

Why am i so used to see a japanese guy named Sakamoto ?

Shaun Price

Aug 8, 2019, 6:01 pm Reply

Wow that’s so cool

Giselle Felix

Aug 8, 2019, 6:20 pm Reply

I wanna live inJapan.. so I can move and hire this guys hahahahahaha


Aug 8, 2019, 7:13 pm Reply

Taka firma to skarb .
Wielki szacunek dla tych ludzi .????

Sophie Yu

Aug 8, 2019, 7:55 pm Reply

”How many different boxes do you have?”

Japanese moving company: Yes

And can we just talk about how polite and convenient and neat they are??? Pick up your game America!

Fari Fairis

Aug 8, 2019, 9:33 am Reply

00:48 "Alhamdulillah" wkwkLand language subtitle.. xD


Aug 8, 2019, 5:11 pm Reply

13:18 ポキかわいいかよww??

Space Mermaid

Aug 8, 2019, 11:11 pm Reply

This puts the moving company UHAUL in America to shame ?


Aug 8, 2019, 5:29 am Reply


Mi Lar Lar

Aug 8, 2019, 10:20 am Reply

Omg..they are so polite..


Aug 8, 2019, 4:50 am Reply


Andota Skarabäus

Aug 8, 2019, 11:04 am Reply

1:40 the guy is so cute

Jezina Anizej

Aug 8, 2019, 4:56 pm Reply

13:20. New place, strange people. I want to comfort Poki through all of this.


Aug 8, 2019, 9:36 pm Reply

… Could they like….fly internationally and pack my apartment…. Im so jealous of japan rn

Luna Goden

Aug 8, 2019, 9:45 pm Reply

I'm crying their so sweet!


Aug 8, 2019, 12:23 am Reply

“sorry for all of the noise, here’s some tissues”


Aug 8, 2019, 3:07 am Reply

Do you know GARBAGE?

Daniel Fl.

Aug 8, 2019, 7:26 am Reply

American companies: Watch and learn

Kathy Olney

Aug 8, 2019, 9:56 am Reply

Furniture sock..?

Nickelbackist meinLeben

Aug 8, 2019, 3:10 pm Reply

Wait, it's not a commercial, but you got your moving for free? Nice:D

ripped O.

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Aug 8, 2019, 8:34 pm Reply

Poki hiding is my favorite part ?❤️

Alexandr Larson

Aug 8, 2019, 1:00 am Reply

This is amazing, but it is incredibly wasteful. It either needs to be all reusable or just not do it at all.

Akina Sakura

Aug 8, 2019, 10:10 am Reply

I would be physically compelled to help them ?? like where I live all they do it move the stuff into the u-haul (you got yourself) after you packed and wrapped everything your self. And expensive as fuuuuuuuk ? so my family did our selves every…… Bloody….. TIME!!!!! (15 times)

Stoned Turtle

Aug 8, 2019, 12:56 am Reply

Wow just wow

Stoned Turtle

Aug 8, 2019, 1:02 am Reply

I died when they installed the light into a box

Bang Supa

Aug 8, 2019, 6:35 am Reply

this is why GODZILA only visit japan

Aalia Amjad

Aug 8, 2019, 7:13 am Reply

Japanese people are from heaven.
The rest of the world is from a planet called chaos.


Aug 8, 2019, 5:06 pm Reply

My aesthetic.

Mister L

Aug 8, 2019, 5:23 pm Reply

The efficiency, professionalism, and politeness of this moving company is unrivaled!

I've moved a few times and never in my life have I even came close to this. They took every angle every thought into account.


Aug 8, 2019, 12:17 am Reply

We need that in Germany ^^

M . B

Aug 8, 2019, 12:56 am Reply

I remember seeing this "MOVING THING IN JAPAN"a long time ago on TV and I was really impressed that there was a special companies for this kinda stuff…..I really like the idea

reigh lee

Aug 8, 2019, 6:19 am Reply

the black cat is me when we have visitors xD

Village Gamer64

Aug 8, 2019, 12:17 pm Reply

jesus i wanna hire them to come move me in america . Theyre soo fast and soo good

Sujay S.

Aug 8, 2019, 1:54 am Reply

b o x

dinda gustin

Aug 8, 2019, 11:52 am Reply


Diana C Growing Small Swedish Homestead

Aug 8, 2019, 1:13 pm Reply

This should exist everywhere just like this

Rick van Amsterdam

Aug 8, 2019, 9:28 am Reply

It always baffles my mind how professional japan is in so many things

Jen Mo

Aug 8, 2019, 11:43 am Reply

Im curious. What are the normal appliances supplied in an apartment in japan? They made a comment in the video about the moving company offering to take their old ones away and sell them new ones at a discounted rate. In america most standard appliances (fridge/stove/oven/dishwasher[if there is space for one]) are already supplied in an apartment. I saw them moving a washing machine or dryer (which is often supplied by the tenant), but also a fridge (which is usually supplied by the landlord here). You also mentioned needing to get kitchen cabinets, were there none mounted when you moved in? or did you just need additional storage than what was already provided? Do you own the apartment you moved into, or are you renting? Maybe the term 'apartment' is different than what I am used to and isnt just a rental and can be owned, that could explain having to supply your own fridge and cabinets. This whole video was so fascinating to me on so many levels

The Dark Knight

Aug 8, 2019, 1:38 pm Reply

I don't know if i left a comment on this video or not before but i definitely watched it like a few months ago and i just want to say these moving guys are really cool 🙂

They put so much effort into packing and moving your stuff 🙂

Isaiah –

Aug 8, 2019, 2:02 pm Reply

I don't know why but the fact that they greet the neighbors in advance to appolagize for the noise amazes me


Aug 8, 2019, 11:56 pm Reply

I've used to move out a lot with my family when I was a child and the moving out memories are the worst things about my childhood so I don't like to packing, cleaning the new empty house and moving out. But this company makes the moving out process looks like the most pleasure thing in the world, I'm totally in love with this company, thanks for sharing this with us


Aug 8, 2019, 12:39 am Reply

I have lost count of how many times I have moved in my entire life and I am soooooo jealous right now. Only 1 move ever went right with no missing boxes.

James Lane

Aug 8, 2019, 1:14 am Reply

I used a cheapie Japanese moving company, and they didn’t do 10% of this effort.


Aug 8, 2019, 7:55 am Reply

I don't know why,
But whenever they bow to Rachel And Jun
I bow too

Sheila Rider

Aug 8, 2019, 9:18 am Reply

So efficient and polite.

Sheila Rider

Aug 8, 2019, 9:23 am Reply

This company needs to create an international training company for movers. This company is amazing and so respectful of you and your property. Wow!


Aug 8, 2019, 2:04 pm Reply

Watching in wonder and smiled the whole time thank you

Jane English

Aug 8, 2019, 6:11 pm Reply

Wow!! They are awesome ????


Aug 8, 2019, 8:14 pm Reply

Damn I would tip them like crazy. That service is unbelievable and amazing!

External Drive

Aug 8, 2019, 10:20 pm Reply

If I ever need to move stuff in Japan I’m calling them up


Aug 8, 2019, 3:32 am Reply

The unpackers were so cute. Now I just want some sweet old Japanese ladies to come to my house

Saif Farooq

Aug 8, 2019, 3:37 am Reply

Furniture: Exists
Japanese Moving Company: Blanket it. Just blanket it.


Aug 8, 2019, 6:02 am Reply

Holy shit… why don’t we have these in America?!

Remco de Groot

Aug 8, 2019, 1:46 pm Reply

Knowing the Japanese they will be throwing out so much plastic and wrapping paper again.
Points for efficiency and professionalism. Minus points for the environment.

Anonymous Person

Aug 8, 2019, 4:43 pm Reply

They have a box for EVERYTHING


Elizabeth Osipov

Aug 8, 2019, 4:55 pm Reply

Looks super cool, but I hope they recycle or reuse all these packages after using them

ronnel cabrera

Aug 8, 2019, 6:00 pm Reply

I was amazed at how they organized and handles all the stuff.


Aug 8, 2019, 6:37 pm Reply

I think I would find any other moving video boring but your videos are seriously never boring, I love all of your content!?

Fluffy Girl

Aug 8, 2019, 11:38 pm Reply

Why I think in the other countries in the world ( not included Asia) the boxes are browns :/??

Cooper Looper

Aug 8, 2019, 11:41 pm Reply

At 13:20, I was laughing so hard because of Poki being in the small area ?. You’re guys’ video are awesome. Keep it up. ??

Spøøky Max

Aug 8, 2019, 11:44 pm Reply

Moving in Japan: awesome companies that make it much easier

Moving in America: packing your stuff up and renting a truck
(At least in my and friends experience)

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