My favorite simple feature in Japanese movie theaters!

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  • YouTube
    YouTube 3 months ago +7115

    wait i need to try this butter soy sauce popcorn

  • Gunplabro
    Gunplabro 4 months ago +9612

    It's so funny that expensive popcorn is a thing we share in our cultures.

    • Evelyn Figueiredo
      Evelyn Figueiredo Month ago +1

      it's so weird seeing you guys talking about how expensive it is, your expensive would be so cheap where I live (Brazil); our ticket costs $ 24 for kids and students, and $ 45 for adults, and the popcorn price is similar to the tickets price, it's so crazy to me that you pay like half of the kids/students ticket for the popcorn and the soda. of course there's a huge difference between our countries, how we are affected by certain things and stuff but this is still crazy to me
      edit: I don't know if you can do this but this is something my mom has done since I was a kid and many people have done these days, our Movie Theater is always located in a shopping mall so before the movie starts we buy snacks (like potato chips, chocolate bar, soda...) in a store in the shopping mall, some people also buy burgers and fries...; these things aren't cheap as well but surely a lot more cheap than the Movie theater popcorn haha, and it's totally ok to enter the movie theater with food bought out of it, so we do it a lot, but of course, some people still buy what the movie theater offers (and sorry for repeating some words so many times, my vocabulary is not that great)

    • guessNOT
      guessNOT 3 months ago

      @tygonmaster even so Japan creativity is in their culture which us can't match

    • Jonathan F
      Jonathan F 3 months ago

      Yeah, a lot of countries outside the West are Westernized for obvious reasons. Though the West itself is starting to become more globalized.

    • Tyler 8898
      Tyler 8898 3 months ago +1

      The movie company gets 60% of ticket sales, and the theater still has to pay a rental fee. So the only way they can profit is through concessions. I was a manager of a movie theater for 5 years.

    • Mafumafu-san pls step on me
      Mafumafu-san pls step on me 3 months ago +2

      but it tastes way better than the one you’d make at home, somehow..

  • carnivalmutt
    carnivalmutt 3 months ago +484

    “It looks just like any other movie theater”
    Proceeds to show the most amazing movie theater I’ve ever seen

    • BMO na
      BMO na 8 days ago +1

      @carnivalmutt Yes it is a NY thing. I moved out of that state years ago and went to another state. So many places are cleaner, modern and well maintained especially movie theaters. Also the prices are less expensive and the popcorn is bigger.

    • KaiyaJane Lory
      KaiyaJane Lory 9 days ago +2

      @carnivalmutt yes I live in a small town in New York, and the only theater here just sells popcorn, drinks, and Walmart checkout candy. I thought that was how all theaters were lol

    • carnivalmutt
      carnivalmutt 23 days ago +2

      @XrayTheMyth23 I mean not really. All the ones I’ve been too aren’t much like this one. Maybe it’s a New York thing to have shitty theaters?🤷‍♂️

    • XrayTheMyth23
      XrayTheMyth23 26 days ago

      This is the average us small city theater these days. Only in ghost towns do you really ever find smaller ones because many got closed/remodeled during covid.

  • Jelly Bear
    Jelly Bear 2 months ago +85

    "Here's the reason Japanese movie theaters are cool"
    My mind: "Everything that's Japanese is cool..."

    • BMO na
      BMO na 8 days ago

      The theater looks like what they have in Texas and California actually. In such states they have the trays as well though in Texas there are some theaters that have a whole table in front of the seats. Yes, a whole table.

    • seemsgood
      seemsgood Month ago

      @IAmKSands BatChest I FLIPPIN LOVE JAPAN

    • IAmKSands
      IAmKSands Month ago +2

      @seemsgood Yeah working 12+ hours per day is surely cool

    • seemsgood
      seemsgood Month ago +1

      Yes, working there surely is cool too.

    • IAmKSands
      IAmKSands Month ago +2

      BatChest

  • Porkshark's Vtuber Clips
    Porkshark's Vtuber Clips 3 months ago +613

    “$7 popcorn and drink set”
    That’s overpriced? A popcorn and drink set is like $25 in the US lol

    • bintang dilangit
      bintang dilangit 9 hours ago

      Neh in my country its 3bucks but in our currency its much money bro, with 3 bucks i can buy 3 set meal so yeah popcorn and drink always overprice in every country

    • pineapple asmr
      pineapple asmr 14 hours ago +1

      in the bay area would be like $25 with some snacks. in alaska and hawaii prob even more

    • some dude on internet
      some dude on internet 3 days ago +1

      5-6 bucks in india

    • Kavin Hernandez
      Kavin Hernandez 4 days ago

      Where I’m the mf u.s???

    • Plz leave mealone
      Plz leave mealone 12 days ago

      Have you seen the size of Japanese popcorn? Because that's what makes it different. Also the ticket prices are crazy expensive in Japan.

  • Jackie Isa
    Jackie Isa 3 months ago +128

    We have those trays in Peru for years now. Would love to have that seaweed popcorn 🙂

    • derek lol
      derek lol 18 days ago +2

      @Bosco Pappas terrible joke

    • Jackie Isa
      Jackie Isa 2 months ago +5

      @Bosco Pappas I don’t think so

    • Bosco Pappas
      Bosco Pappas 2 months ago

      They sell cocaine in the snack bar at the theaters in Peru as well !

    • Cat Merchant
      Cat Merchant 2 months ago +2

      That moment when Peru is ahead of Australia

    • eioshen boboi
      eioshen boboi 3 months ago +1

      This tray style has been in use at the theater by my house in CT for at least 15 years, maybe longer.

  • Mercury Jamie Alice
    Mercury Jamie Alice 4 months ago +4467

    The tray idea is so genius I'm surprised it hasn't caught on elsewhere

    • Lata Devi
      Lata Devi 3 days ago +1

      We have those in some theatres in India

    • BMO na
      BMO na 8 days ago

      @Stefan Drakulovic Most of the US isn't NY. Moved out many years ago and quality of life got better that's for sure

    • Spydy
      Spydy 8 days ago

      It's very common think in India to have these trays

    • Ladon Beats
      Ladon Beats 19 days ago

      Here in Texas we get whole tables so yeah

    • Karan Joshi
      Karan Joshi Month ago

      It has, I have been seeing them for years. Didn't know it was that surprising to people.

  • Gucci Pucci
    Gucci Pucci 3 months ago +2

    There are two theaters in my city that both have trays, although they’re fixed to the chair. They still rotate around and such, and the chairs recline. The theaters are both really popular, so I hope the tray idea catches on (:

  • FreddieHg37
    FreddieHg37 2 months ago +1

    Those trays that fit into custom holders on tables and all seats, have been around in Mexico for a while, we've had them for ages in all movie theaters in Mexico, I'm pretty sure since the early 2000s, maybe 2002 or 2003, but it might also have to do with the corporativism of movie theater franchises and chains, which leads to companies competing, more money being used towards theaters (since huge companies own them) uniformity and standards being uphold.
    It seems like in the USA movie theaters are very outdated, more dirty, look older or without any updates and have less uniformity in regards of features they all have, while here in Mexico even old movie theaters are constantly updated, renovated or modifications being added to fit the company manuals.
    Something I noticed the times I've been to the USA is that there are many more small, locally owned movie theaters or movie theater chains while in Mexico, historically, there had been about 3 or 4 established including the two most prominent ones Cinépolis and Cineméx, which are still around and are more of a duopoly nowadays, even not very long ago, like in the mid-2000s there were many more chains like Multicinemas, Cinemas Gemelos, Cinemas Platinum, Cinebox, which were bought out or assimilated by other bigger companies, either that or they disappeared or reduced to almost nothing today.

  • Lavvy Taffy
    Lavvy Taffy 3 months ago

    There's actually a theater nearby in my area that has a little table already, and you can recline the chair and the seats are heatwarmers. Very fancy.

  • Sabre Tooth
    Sabre Tooth 3 months ago +2

    I friggin love Japan. I always wanted to go, I hope one day it will be possible.

  • Concept Creator
    Concept Creator 3 months ago +2411

    Those trays we have here in the Netherlands as well

    • Greg Kareem
      Greg Kareem Month ago

      @Concept Creator bot

    • Valhatan
      Valhatan 2 months ago +1

      @jet pectyl yep, typical American

    • FluffyVark
      FluffyVark 3 months ago

      Just wanted to comment that lmfao

    • TF4D 150
      TF4D 150 3 months ago

      I wish America isn’t far behind but sadly we are last place in everything

    • DevilThomas_NL
      DevilThomas_NL 3 months ago +3

      @Donja 💀

  • Mitchell Brusseau
    Mitchell Brusseau 3 months ago

    When I was growing up here in Minnesota a few of the movie theaters I went to had things just like that but most of those trays have disappeared over time since a lot of the smaller theaters have gotten bought and out by larger companies like AMC

  • namjoon's crabs
    namjoon's crabs 3 months ago

    In england, we usually have trays attached to the chair that you can move in and out (to and from yourself). We also have a cinema company that has reclining chairs. Idk if that's common elsewhere but I think it's really cool lol

  • Techi Nadam
    Techi Nadam 3 months ago +1

    You get to watch anime movies in theatres that are “officially released in theatres”.. dude you don’t even have to tell us anything else about how cool those theatres are.

  • Katjya Braga
    Katjya Braga 3 months ago

    Nice to know popcorn is overpriced wherever you go. 😂
    Also, when you watch movies from the US or something, is there an option to watch it dubbed in Japanese or is it in the original language?

  • Bloody Gauntlets 27
    Bloody Gauntlets 27 4 months ago +2444

    When they showed that Japanese movie theaters have ice cream crepes, fries, nuggets and hot dogs I was like ThEy HaVe FoOd AcTuAl FoOd?!?

    • Bloody Gauntlets 27
      Bloody Gauntlets 27 7 days ago

      @BMO na I never knew that we had those here until now

    • BMO na
      BMO na 8 days ago

      Really depends where you live in the US but to say we don't have them here is incorrect. There are plenty of those theaters they are mostly in another state, a bit pricy or you go to old school theaters outside of a city.

    • Trickster Cat
      Trickster Cat Month ago

      Usually I just see like pretzels or nachos something in smaller theaters but like someone else said the bigger AMC theaters I've been to in the US have plenty of foods

    • Kay F.
      Kay F. Month ago +1

      The theaters in our area have food and bars in them.

    • 米空軍パイロット
      米空軍パイロット 2 months ago +1

      @Nialla Horana California is a state. You have to live in a city to get a good theater.

  • Leslie Taylor
    Leslie Taylor 3 months ago

    Muvico used to have those type of trays with the cup holders. It actually had three, so you got a bonus two cup holders when you put it in.
    Also, I may move to manage a Japanese movie theater.

  • iAmTheArm
    iAmTheArm 3 months ago

    It seems like such a trivial and logical feature, yet I can easily see how it would make everyone's life easier

  • ahajshqjxbsjdb Oxjandhamcbsjzk

    I've been to a cinema in Japan and everything was great until I was inside. Don't get me wrong. The thing that made it a slightly less good experience (?) was that I was watching the 3 hour long Avengers Endgame and we could NOT go out to pee cuz the doors were all closed. It was all good tho since everything else was rlly nice and there are merch and freebies they give you when you enter, so that redeemed it lol

  • L-M
    L-M 3 months ago

    It’s so interesting to see theatres that actually do stuff for the movies. Mine just says what movie it is. No cutouts or posters like ones I see many others go to.

  • Oliver McCombie
    Oliver McCombie 3 months ago +344

    The cinema near us did some massive changes and now every seat is a "luxury" one. Probably due to covid since the seats are pretty space apart now but they're all the fancy reclining leather ones (they can fold nearly flat like a bed) and they all have a tray table like thing for drinks and food. It's amazing.

    • shizukagozen777
      shizukagozen777 3 months ago

      @RuminationStation
      🤣🤣🤣
      It sucks to not be able to enjoy a good movie because of those seats. I hope you'll find a movie theater with velvet seats. 🙏

    • shizukagozen777
      shizukagozen777 3 months ago

      @Kat
      In my country, we only have velvet and the seats are clean. 🤷‍♀️

    • Kat
      Kat 3 months ago

      @shizukagozen777 its probably leather so they can sanitize the seats better. If it was velvet, then they'd get pretty dirty real quick

    • Anna
      Anna 3 months ago

      We have the same here in Austria!

    • sky turtle 5 E
      sky turtle 5 E 3 months ago

      I have one near me that has heated seats, and if you want to pay a little extra you can go to the 21+and have a drink while you're watching your movie.

  • Iron Smith
    Iron Smith 2 months ago

    I went to a theater in Kyoto back in 2019, it was a pretty cool experience. They have a LOT more previews than American movies though I noticed!

  • Pinkus Dean
    Pinkus Dean 3 months ago

    Oh! We have em here in Northern Ireland, they're so gosh dang handy. They have a larger rectangular tray but same cup holder design, slips nicely into your chair arm

  • Ale
    Ale 3 months ago +2

    Oh we have those trays in Mexico too! It's super convenient when you buy big popcorns or nachos and things

  • Kato Kagome
    Kato Kagome 3 months ago +8

    This tray style has been in use at the theater by my house in CT for at least 15 years, maybe longer.

  • Dmdk Mdmd
    Dmdk Mdmd 3 months ago

    I lived in Japan for 15 years but then we had to move to take care of my grandparents and my parents jobs, one of the first things we did was go to the theater and I thought it was wayyy better then a Japanese one

  • Haleigh Williams
    Haleigh Williams 2 months ago

    100% agree. Japanese culture is so beautiful. I saw a couple that had built a traditional Japanese style apartment in the middle of the states. So amazing and transporting.

  • Nature Lover
    Nature Lover 3 months ago +3

    Watching anime and movies..I'm in love with Japanese culture..wow ❤️

  • steven bush
    steven bush 3 months ago

    The movie theater by me has had those for years. I'm surprised this wasn't a thing everyone knew about already

  • Edgar Martínez González
    Edgar Martínez González 4 months ago +154

    We've had this in Mexico for years, actually that one cinema franchise has spread internationally like crazy for the last decade.

    • Talentless Bear
      Talentless Bear 3 months ago

      @Jared O. I know- i'm sorry if I made it seem like I was talking about the general cinepolis XD.
      didn't make myself clear enough, but I do prefer just the normal cinepolis over the VIP, it also seems more fun to just see people enjoy the movie has well, instead of being completely alone in the vip simply because a lot of people here are unable to afford it much or simply because of the same logic it's not worth the waste.

    • Jared O.
      Jared O. 3 months ago

      @Talentless Bear exactly
      But what i meant is that, the food and beer is only in the VIP ones, not every

    • Talentless Bear
      Talentless Bear 3 months ago

      @Jared O. imo wouldn't say the cinepolis vip is worth that much to pay the extra money for-
      you may have a more "comfortable experience", but wey I feel like I got enough with the extremely overpriced cojones popcorns and icee or just fuze tea on the non vip, if I want to drink beer in mid of a movie I'm interested on and want to understand it's better I finish watching the movie then drink at home, vip just feels like I'm on an airplane, not a movie theater.
      but opinions are opinions-

    • Jared O.
      Jared O. 3 months ago +5

      @Phoenix yeah but that's VIP wey
      We do have those trays though

    • Phoenix
      Phoenix 3 months ago +8

      We have waiters in Mexico theaters and you can order beer and drinks to your seat, even through an online app...

  • Isa C.
    Isa C. 3 months ago +1

    I want to go to Japan just to try this kind of thing 😂

  • Bailey B
    Bailey B 3 months ago

    weve had those trays in the Philippines for years plus u can order meals from participating restaurants as well they will bring it to your seat. plus we have bathrooms in all theaters inside the actual theater in the back and it has a speaker and screen so u dont miss out on the movie .

  • John Santos
    John Santos 3 months ago +7

    We have those trays all over here in the Midwest. Just need the My hero academia to feature here and we set

  • Two Seasons
    Two Seasons 3 months ago

    In my area, there are tables and recliners/love seats as chairs now. They even have waiters/servers to bring food to you, so there is almost no need for trays.

  • Goodthrust69
    Goodthrust69 3 months ago

    I worked in an AMC movie theater about 25 years ago and we had those cup holder trays. You just had to ask. Nowadays every theater has a spin out tv tray.

  • Kill34n
    Kill34n 3 months ago

    I love how overpriced popcorn over there is still cheaper than in theamerican theaters. I pay around 13 on average for a drink and popcorn. That's wild.

  • MeihanaBee
    MeihanaBee 3 months ago

    I remember popcorn being the cheap stuff when I was a kid. It was everything else like the m&m's and milk duds that broke the piggy bank.

  • Clarineko
    Clarineko 3 months ago

    A lot of the movie theaters in my state have swinging tables on them and they bring the food to you. It's like a restaurant

  • mochibunnyan
    mochibunnyan 4 months ago +491

    We have those cupholder things in theaters here in the Philippines! They're pretty cool ngl, I thought all theaters had those though??

    • Just an ordinary person
      Just an ordinary person 3 months ago

      @Mazaga damn, haven't encountered one of those when I last watched a movie in a cinema

    • YeenyBean
      YeenyBean 3 months ago

      @Box Lunch Especially in San Francisco.

    • wicked
      wicked 3 months ago

      @mochibunnyanyou don't know karens.

    • Thunderclanwarrior12
      Thunderclanwarrior12 3 months ago

      Mine in Canada don't, and if they do, you have to pay extra to get it like a kids or party combo
      Wish I had these-

    • alex dávila
      alex dávila 3 months ago

      me too! We have them in Peru, maybe in all Latin America, lol

  • Elida Orozco
    Elida Orozco 3 months ago

    Some movie theaters are actually starting to integrate things like that here in the states!

  • Bria Leah
    Bria Leah 3 months ago +19

    "This theater looks like any other theater" .. then proceeds to tell us all the things that make it different lol.

  • Brian Miller
    Brian Miller 3 months ago

    That is pretty darn cool that Trey and the cup holder I love it it's a great little invention then what do people do with the tray after the movie is done and over with they just leave them in the movie theater and they just come and collect them. Well that's just a great idea 🙏👌☺️👍

  • kanjuthy
    kanjuthy 3 months ago +1

    💞Asi con toy y sus mañas no se la loveme.Uno/uchi
    Megan: "Hotter"
    Hopi: "Sweeter"
    Joonie: "Cooler"
    Yoongi: "Butter"
    Son unos de los mejores conciertos
    , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente. ..

  • kanjuthy
    kanjuthy 3 months ago +1

    💞Asi con toy y sus mañas no se la loveme.Uno/uchi
    Megan: "Hotter"
    Hopi: "Sweeter"
    Joonie: "Cooler"
    Yoongi: "Butter"
    Son unos de los mejores conciertos
    , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente. ..

  • Ross Marquez
    Ross Marquez 3 months ago

    We have those in south east asia too.. been to singapore, thailand and am from the philippines and those are really convenient

  • rainghost
    rainghost 3 months ago

    I learned a while ago that salty popcorn is the standard in most countries but it still confuses me every time, I can't help it

  • Ruby Redd
    Ruby Redd 3 months ago +1

    I have my own movie theater with an awesome concession stand! We love our privacy, enjoy watching current movies with family and friends! 🍿 hot 🌭 🍔 🥗 🍬

  • calista conder 🧚‍♀️

    The girl working the counter when I went for the third movie was also a weeb and got us the bed seats, that shit was immaculate. Anime + huge ass bed +blankets + soda = perfection

  • Crazy Cherokee
    Crazy Cherokee 3 months ago +1

    "other than that it's just like every other movie theatre"
    *Proceeds to go through a restaurant menu*
    Bro the best I can get at my local theatre is a damn corn dog and Reese's pieces...and that'll be $10 👌 movie theatres need to chill with the extreme prices though, it's just dumb

    • Emily
      Emily 3 months ago

      You can get corn dogs at your movie theatre. What type of opulent movie theatre are you complaining about?

  • Lucia Lovecraft
    Lucia Lovecraft 3 months ago +1

    In Ireland we actually have those seats where you can put your tray down so you don’t have to hold it! It’s super useful

    • Emily
      Emily 3 months ago

      That’s a cool last name. Is that your real name? When did you write that you’d start your channel soon in your channel description? I’m asking because I always see people write something similar in their channel descriptions, and they have no videos.

  • Luna
    Luna 3 months ago

    We have this in Philippines too. It's a good innovation and also helps spill less stuff on the floor

  • Brenden Hobbs
    Brenden Hobbs 4 months ago +368

    The reason we don't have this in the US is simple. Most people sneak their snacks in, and then there's the idiots who would try stealing them from the theater. Also us Americans have a tendency to, how do you say, disrespect your surroundings

    • John Grisham
      John Grisham 3 months ago +1

      @Keisha Terrell Haha yep I woulda quit as well

    • Keisha Terrell
      Keisha Terrell 3 months ago +1

      @John Grisham It's the same way in these big office buildings. I use to clean them a while back and I quit when I seen someone crap on the floor IN THE STALL! And that was in the WOMENS bathroom 😳 I quit that day,

    • sky turtle 5 E
      sky turtle 5 E 3 months ago

      @UC0LEpg_2cVLGQP44StuBvHQ idk why you said "white teenagers" when literally tons of teenagers do this regardless of race. And honestly that's disgusting, I hope this people got arrested but honestly idk how people can act like that.

    • sky turtle 5 E
      sky turtle 5 E 3 months ago

      Literally where do you guess go? I've lived in 4 different states and have never seen anything like you guys describe. Except for a bunch of teenagers destroying a graveyard Literally nothing like the stuff you've seen.

    • Double A
      Double A 3 months ago

      @Berzerk Bankie the theaters near me have sticky floors and small, uncomfortable seats.

  • Better society
    Better society 3 months ago +1

    Omg if a cup holder is an advanced technology then as an Indian living in a small town with a single multiplex having this kind of features.
    Cup holder
    Food court with an expensive popcorn 🍿
    Nuggets
    French fries 🍟
    Ice cream 🍨 stall with lot of verities
    Cool Drink dispenser 100% hygiene
    Foot stroke light steps
    And also with Dolby Satellite 🛰️
    Projected screen
    With recliner seating 😍🤤
    Imagine this experience being a small town person feel happy with enough things like Japan
    And I love Japan ❤️from Indian

  • Jazzmin Maspero
    Jazzmin Maspero 3 months ago

    We’ve had built in trays in Texas for years, as well as seats that recline

  • Danielė Kmiel
    Danielė Kmiel 3 months ago

    i feel like i would love these plates, but my anxiety about them breaking and making everything out of it just falll is a nightmare

  • kuramasan
    kuramasan 3 months ago

    Alamo Drafthouse one ups all movie theaters recently in the US though with their legitimately amazing food and drinks on little tables at each seat! I had the best chicken sandwich there, and they’ll do special brunches with French toast or egg sandwiches. Also have had really good pickle fries recently! And of course amazing drinks! I wish these would be everywhere!

  • Edward Martinez
    Edward Martinez 4 months ago +151

    I love how many comments are there about the trays. Man, we have those in Mexico 🇲🇽 😆

    • KS
      KS 3 months ago +1

      that's what i was coming here to say, we've had those for years here in Mexico too

  • Kris W
    Kris W 11 days ago

    We have that tray in a local theater by me actually, it's much larger so it holds more things

  • aj !!
    aj !! 3 months ago

    I'm surprised yall dont have trays in your seats already. at the theater me and my family goes to, theres a mini table/tray with a cup holder on the chair. it works exactly like the trays in this vid, except you can't take it off.

  • xXQuacknuggetXx
    xXQuacknuggetXx 3 months ago

    I’m so jealous the movie your watching, the food, the extra 😩

  • Mabi Nerd
    Mabi Nerd Month ago

    Surprisingly enough, our local theater does this too! Wish we had the cool flavors tho.

  • JustJordo
    JustJordo 2 months ago

    The theater I work at has trays, typically we only use them for big food orders (you can keep them until your movie is done) but we give em to you if you ask!
    Popcorn is expensive because it's actually the main product we sell! More so than tickets! (We're actually considered an agricultural business cause our main product is seed) You get free refills on certain sizes. So it seems a lot more expensive if you don't get a refill but it's not if you take advantage of it!

  • Consise Pepper73
    Consise Pepper73 3 months ago

    The states have that in the form of a little table built into the cup holder that you can swivel in and out however it’s usually only imax movie theaters

  • Luis Fer C.
    Luis Fer C. 3 months ago

    Its so interesting how this is a feature all over the world except in the states
    we have those But bigger in Mexico!
    They fit 3 drinks and a bunch of stuff
    But they literally dont exist on the us for literally no reason

  • Cringe
    Cringe 3 months ago +1

    This makes me wanna cry im jealous of how nice it looks

  • Vin
    Vin 4 months ago +151

    That cup holder thing is in the states at least in my area. I hope your theaters back home get them soon!

    • Whistler Wade
      Whistler Wade 4 months ago +1

      @Joshua Smith yeah Utah #1

    • Grant Washburn
      Grant Washburn 4 months ago +1

      @Joshua Smith indeed we do

    • Joshua Smith
      Joshua Smith 4 months ago +1

      @ShotasPOV got ‘em in utah too

    • ShotasPOV
      ShotasPOV  4 months ago +21

      Honestly we have reclining seats in the theaters back at home in LA but they don’t have them in Japan, I was so shocked

  • POT 鍋
    POT 鍋 2 months ago

    The cinemas in the country my dad was born is like: "Oh you have a full course meal in your hands and you're gonna take it into the cinema?Go ahead."

  • Sidewinder
    Sidewinder 3 months ago

    Japan has once again proved it is two steps ahead of the rest of the world 🇯🇵🇯🇵🇯🇵

  • NLrenzo
    NLrenzo 3 months ago

    Here in the netherlands we have moving seats which can transform into a sort of “bed” (it moves the legs up and head and backrest down) and it has a small table you can put in front of yourself to put the snacks on.

  • Amiibo Guy
    Amiibo Guy 2 months ago

    Even know it seems those trays are all over the world I still think those trays make more sense in Japan.
    With Popcorn and Chips you can rest it beside you but with Food like Nuggets and Hot Dogs you wouldn't want to rest it beside you or on your lap just in case it falls

  • Alec Ferguson
    Alec Ferguson 4 months ago +11

    There are actually places in America called CinaBars and you can have full service meals and drinks during the movie. Plus recliner type seats. One is in my home town at the mall.

  • Nicole Clement
    Nicole Clement 3 months ago

    We have the trays thing in Mexico I thought it was an idea from the USA, I guess not. Cool🇲🇽🇲🇽🇲🇽🤟🏽

  • JustNarnia
    JustNarnia 3 months ago

    The fact that this man has the balls to use his flash in the theatre

  • SuckItMozart
    SuckItMozart 3 months ago

    Chicago has almost the exact same style of tray! It really is a gamechanger to not have to lay out an unfolded napkin in your lap.

  • bilij pdan
    bilij pdan 3 months ago

    Chicago has almost the exact same style of tray! It really is a gamechanger to not have to lay out an unfolded napkin in your lap.

  • GearsleySenpai
    GearsleySenpai 4 months ago +5

    To be very honest everything is cool in Japan, Though I haven't been there yet I can see from it's history and present days that it's a cool country to visit.

    • Zuza
      Zuza 3 months ago +1

      except the humidity and the bugs

    • DanTheFish
      DanTheFish 3 months ago

      Especially their slums.

    • Sketchinatr
      Sketchinatr 3 months ago

      Just be prepared for the temperature there,when i went there i felt like i got put to antartica instead

  • sisters by choice
    sisters by choice 3 months ago

    We do have theses in the states just not in all theaters.
    I find these in a live theater….
    Stage theater 🎭
    Love the popcorn seasoning choices!

  • Nathalia Virginia
    Nathalia Virginia 3 months ago

    We do have those tray over here in USA. I got one at the Emagine theater.

  • Your Local Drug Addict
    Your Local Drug Addict 3 months ago +1

    I don’t know about other American movie theaters, but the one I go to has something like those trays too. Only difference is you bring all your snacks to your seat, and the tray is already attached to the cup holder. The seats also recline as well.

  • Antonio Santana
    Antonio Santana 2 months ago

    What?! I'm from Mexico and have had this for decades. I'm too surprised to know that this is not a standard everywhere.

  • Jessica Tale
    Jessica Tale 4 months ago +55

    "Inside it looks like any other movie theater..."
    Me, never went to a movie theater : ???

    • 카이사
      카이사 3 months ago +6

      i hope you get to go one day! :]

    • BMO
      BMO 3 months ago

      i can see why, coz my first ever theater experience was at 9th grade

    • Michael Robert
      Michael Robert 3 months ago +4

      how

    • shizukagozen777
      shizukagozen777 3 months ago +1

      Wtf

    • Kenny J
      Kenny J 4 months ago +7

      Why

  • Lexie Walsh
    Lexie Walsh 3 months ago +15

    “In the theater is like any other movie theater”
    Me in Switzerland
    Concession stand guy: would u like Popcorn or m&m’s
    Me: wHaT U MeAn?! -_-

  • Brotherhood Rejects
    Brotherhood Rejects 3 months ago

    I mean there's also a few theaters on the states where there's dine in theaters. Where you go, order food, and go to your seats. The seats are able to recline, and you have feet rests too. Then you have a table, and once the staff is finished with your food, they come in and place it on your table.

  • Jj Bogart
    Jj Bogart 3 months ago

    I really love Japanese they definitely live in the future they deserve a praise

  • soiung toiue
    soiung toiue 3 months ago

    I really love Japanese they definitely live in the future they deserve a praise

  • Micah-Jonathan Cole
    Micah-Jonathan Cole 4 months ago +38

    Japan is that one nation in Civ 5 that just maxes out its culture and tech

    • A Vielder
      A Vielder Month ago

      It's culture and society is not modern or "maxed out." It's stuck in the past and intolerance is everywhere. It doesn't deserve that compliment.

    • Deranged diaz
      Deranged diaz 3 months ago +1

      I guess it depends how you look at it, movies in the states (atleast where I live) have caterers that will take your order before the movie starts aswell as serve you as the movie starts serving gourmet dishes or regular dishes along with popcorn and possibly even pizza. Innovation is just perception

    • Jack Cassidy
      Jack Cassidy 3 months ago +3

      @Sam Wallace Very unrelated but ok

    • 米空軍パイロット
      米空軍パイロット 3 months ago +2

      @Alexa Echo And their economy hasn't grown in 30 years

    • Alexa Echo
      Alexa Echo 4 months ago +8

      lmfao except in society. they still stuck in 1800 lmfao

  • journii bee
    journii bee 3 months ago

    I need that cup holder tray to take to the movies 😂

  • danni monai
    danni monai 3 months ago

    The theaters I go to have trays attached to the seats that swivel and the cup holders are in the arms of the seats (most seats recline and have a foot rest, some even have a heat option)

  • morgan_kamado
    morgan_kamado 2 months ago

    THEY WENT PREMIERE WEEKEND! I have the special book to! It’s really cool

  • Burt Reynolds
    Burt Reynolds Month ago

    For some reason all of the movie theatre chains in the US went from nice to utter abominations recently, and independent theaters are closing constantly

  • Lord of Cups
    Lord of Cups 3 months ago

    The theater near me has those built into the seats they also have a call button for service

  • Raiden【QNB】
    Raiden【QNB】 9 hours ago

    Over priced popcorn: is legitimatly one of the cheapest items shown being about 4 dollars

  • Danialle Simmons
    Danialle Simmons 2 months ago

    So you need to go to a megaplex. They have the same type of stuff( the cup holder tray).Not the same menu though. That would be awesome. 😊 hope your experience was a good one.

  • B.Lamb-kun
    B.Lamb-kun 2 months ago

    We have those trays in the states. I see them in almost every theater I’ve been to here in U.S

  • soap the soap
    soap the soap 3 months ago

    I have two of the little books they gave out for World Heroes Mission, the theater attendant handed me one and I didn't know how to tell him that I already had one from the previous time I went.

  • An Actual Lemon
    An Actual Lemon 3 months ago

    Trays are like that in Mexico. The shape is a square because it has space for two drinks, and you can fit it in the cupholders, really comfortable to share :)
    Also we have Takis Fuego popcorn which is 🥵🥵🥵🥵

  • Sparks28
    Sparks28 3 months ago

    Ive seen those trays in a few theaters here in the philippines, i agree it is pretty cool

  • Plz leave mealone
    Plz leave mealone 12 days ago

    The prices for those small ass popcorn is crazy tho. When I moved to Germany I was so surprised when I was only able to eat half of it...

  • MistaZiggy
    MistaZiggy 3 months ago +81

    It can’t be implemented in the states, the condition of those trays after 1 session would make the whole enterprise financially untenable

    • Dora Eugenia Gasteazoro
      Dora Eugenia Gasteazoro Month ago +2

      Why? I must ask. I live in a developing country and have had these type of trays for over 20 years without issue.

    • RuminationStation
      RuminationStation 3 months ago +8

      Lol wut, even McDonalds has plastic serving trays. That kind of thick plastic is extremely durable, it's the same stuff they make those little kid foot pedal cars out of. It's tough stuff. It'll gets scratched up over time, but it's next to impossible to crack or chip.
      People generally don't steal them because they're so big and awkward to sneak out, and theres nothing really cool/interesting/useful about them to justify the effort. It's not like many people have an abundance of cupholders at home, it's basically useless outside of a theater.
      It's the same reason plastic shopping baskets rarely get stolen at stores. People theoretically could if they wanted to, but other than kids looking for a low effort thrill, there's really no reason why anybody would.

    • victoria alexander
      victoria alexander 3 months ago +15

      I live in Illinois and 2 local chains have these and they're doing just fine. They even serve me pizza to my seat, with this tray so I don't have to miss out on any of the movie. They even have a bar in one of them. Stop thinking that a whole country is shitty based on stereotypes.

    • Mikael Pecan
      Mikael Pecan 3 months ago +3

      Or they give you the tray and you leave a deposit. When you return the tray, you get your money back.