The decline of Hong Kong's iconic neon glow

Vox
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2 months ago
Xuelder
Xuelder

I loved this video, but I have a "weird" question: what was the font used at the beginning to spell Hong Kong? I would love to use it in my projects.

2 months ago
Mr. Salimi
Mr. Salimi

Wuwuwuwuwuwuwuwuwuwu senpai

2 months ago
Hudson Bernard
Hudson Bernard

Vox The production quality is always well executed using facts.

2 months ago
Mike T
Mike T

Vox 羊毛フェルト作り方初心者

2 months ago
Hovan Ng
Hovan Ng

I am from from Hong Kong and you accidentally took a picture of Hong Kong’s burial home!!!!!!!

2 months ago
Jason Leung
Jason Leung

Nice to know my hometown inspired the aesthetics of Cyberpunk and other sci-fi subcultures, gotta love that aesthetic.

3 days ago
kolorish
kolorish

1:10 someone knows where the red sign is located?

4 days ago
ShtiffleSauce
ShtiffleSauce

Today, Neon light. Tomorrow, Cantonese

5 days ago
Tactical Player
Tactical Player

Ok vox but should I chose neon or led kit for a car?

6 days ago
A Shizuoka
A Shizuoka

This series is alright, but I hate the walking and talking shots. Where is he even supposed to be going?? What are you in such a hurry for???

11 days ago
OrionSentry
OrionSentry

Hong Kong would be a great city , if it weren't for those Super Rude Hong Kong People. Ching Chong Ling Long Ting Tong

15 days ago
Howell Wang
Howell Wang

白皮猪根本不懂中国历史,中国的发展经历了多少困难。

15 days ago
treeman Michael Jacksonn
treeman Michael Jacksonn

Neon light is the 🐐 -TMMJ

16 days ago
Thomas TubeHD
Thomas TubeHD

Am I the only one who can understand Cantonese

17 days ago
Sophia Castano
Sophia Castano

There is a definite rise in neon lights in Austin, TX, especially on SOCO. I just love them.

18 days ago
Sean Pan
Sean Pan

He is no fan of China or Hong Kong.

19 days ago
Funky173
Funky173

The edit is awesome! I love this video so much I may learn something of the transition.

20 days ago
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

:(

23 days ago
Heidi Huang
Heidi Huang

I remember seeing this when I went back to China last year..... in Chinese and when I went to China everywhere there are neon lights but the ones in Hong Kong are definently the most beautiful

24 days ago
TheShadowParliament
TheShadowParliament

Everything that has even a smudge of unique beautiful individuality is slowly being replaced with soulless mass produced rubbish.

25 days ago
T.M. Squirrel
T.M. Squirrel

stumbled across this channel. glad I did. Great presentations, great presentor/narrator, please make more!

26 days ago
Alex
Alex

vox in 10 years "The re-rise of Hong knogs iconic neon glow."

27 days ago
GunmetalGaming
GunmetalGaming

Neon almost always looks cooler lol. Thankfully in Philadelphia where I go to school A LOT of new highrises are built with neon lights integrated into their exterior walls, very cool and futuristic.

28 days ago
Scott Free
Scott Free

Cant beat neon, Only the remarkable signs should be saved.

Month ago
Maria Ramirez
Maria Ramirez

I always thought Japan was known for it's neon lights Anyways i like the neon lights better

Month ago
ben smith
ben smith

Led sucks!

Month ago
marxist liberal
marxist liberal

Oh the chinese commies r making LEDs to take down poor innocent neon lights of hong kong.. 😂🤣 this dude is a capitalist stooge and is only propping up capitalist propaganda against socialists

Month ago
marxist liberal
marxist liberal

Literally in every video he narrates!!

Month ago
BigDannyK
BigDannyK

Hong Kong - the city that inspired Cyberpunk

Month ago
Firstname Lastname
Firstname Lastname

Why is Vox rooting for neon lights so much? Is it a fetish they have?

Month ago
Aryan Dey
Aryan Dey

Neon is a colour less gas you know.

Month ago
BANANA BANANA
BANANA BANANA

4:50 here's the song, been looking for too long lol https://soundcloud.com/artpopst/tom-hillock-nicolas-boscovic-golden-halo

Month ago
Synalla
Synalla

The music you keep using for the Borders series is not only painful to hear in its composition, but also ridiculous in volume compared to the dialogue--the part that is IMPORTANT and NECESSARY. Your taste in indie music may be too distracting and painful, and that's your choice, but the volume levels need to emphasize the voices and make them heard. Otherwise, I have no incentive to watch your crap if I can't hear what you want to tell me. Borders isn't the only perpetrator of this terrible volume dynamic, but it is the worst. Please stop this. Believe it or not, I came to these videos for what you have to say, not for ear-grating crap that I didn't consent to or expect from the title or thumbnail.

Month ago
niel Gt
niel Gt

Why is the music so loud and distracting? 🤨

Month ago
WhetZaddy
WhetZaddy

What's that outro song??

Month ago
Lunatic Lunala
Lunatic Lunala

warning:comment section contains neon jokes.

Month ago
AomiN
AomiN

yeah, because the growing population living in cages is really worried about old, inefficient lamps being replaced with LEDs 😒

Month ago
nerdygal
nerdygal

I love this. Love the way Johnny creates his videos. The filming, the narrating style, the atmosphere he creates, it's just amazing. Vox Borders is undoubtly my favourite series in the entire channel. Keep up the awesome work!

Month ago
sandy
sandy

kudos to the video editor... the transitions in the beginning + the music was so good

Month ago
sonal narvekar
sonal narvekar

The score from 1.12- 1.26. Amazing

Month ago
João Amorim
João Amorim

Amazing editing!!!

Month ago
What Alien?
What Alien?

What does health have to do with removing neon lights??

Month ago
David Arango Bermùdez
David Arango Bermùdez

What's that beat at the end? Anyone please?

Month ago
Semerah Delima
Semerah Delima

i love this series!

Month ago
smiling_chestnut
smiling_chestnut

This video really popped off

Month ago
Daniel K
Daniel K

Guys have a look at the neon museum in Warsaw Poland - really awesome!

Month ago
Elizabeth T
Elizabeth T

now i wanna go to Hong Kong to take pictures of the aesthetics

Month ago
lawrence
lawrence

Why not use LED in a tube with a diffuse filter? Kinda like those lightsabers theyve been making recently

Month ago
Literally Felicity
Literally Felicity

Neon lights are very pretty imo.

Month ago
lawrence
lawrence

Wow that hipster vlogger whip editing was god awful. Please stop

Month ago
peter tuann
peter tuann

I approve, the streets are less cluttered, saving electricity,

Month ago
Saša Stajić
Saša Stajić

I find Neon light better for many reasons. It's just iconic

Month ago
Grace W
Grace W

Does anyone know the name of the song at the end? The outtro ?

Month ago
AstroNeón Sideral
AstroNeón Sideral

El neon jamás tendrá rival

Month ago
Oh no it's marshie
Oh no it's marshie

I actually feel bad for the people who lives in the building or across where all the neon lights or led lights are hung. Good luck having a dark enough environment to sleep in with all those lights shining through.

Month ago
Billy Bachiashvili
Billy Bachiashvili

That intro and the music in it....so satisfying!! I love your work Vox!

Month ago
drew t
drew t

There's nothing more amazing than a really beautiful neon sign.

Month ago
Aaron Keane
Aaron Keane

Music in this series is really nice!

Month ago
Cancer Alert
Cancer Alert

Why not just use handcrafted tools out of stone again, because it's more of a "craft"?

Month ago
YamiSpirit
YamiSpirit

Anyone know the song 3:00?

Month ago
Nikola Prolić
Nikola Prolić

0:12 nice combination of future bass and neon theme! Love it 👍

Month ago
YO B
YO B

i was doing that for almost a year in Ethiopia. i used to be a neon Bender. old memory! now am a scrolling LED expert. as much as i hate to say this, eventually we have to move on and adapt the future.

Month ago
Dmitri Spiegel
Dmitri Spiegel

Wow, I think those LEDs are really disgusting? I prefer the Neon!

Month ago
Dr. K
Dr. K

China's most iconic aspect? Mmhh.. No id say it's the smog of sky pollution

Month ago
The Solar Wolf
The Solar Wolf

The future is not painted in just the glow of neon lights anymore, but in the simmer twinkles of the LED and flashes of a computer screen along with the nostalgic neon glow.

Month ago
VariTimo
VariTimo

It’s not cool to change a movies aspect ratio from its original to 16:9. Not even for a political format.

Month ago
Solomon Tsai
Solomon Tsai

0:22 you literally filmed a funeral home. smh.

Month ago
Camille Lee
Camille Lee

Ughhh the LEDs doesnt have that soft glow when it lights up. Hopefully neon lights will thrive back into the spotlight.

Month ago
The Legend
The Legend

Part of me will always be nostalgic for neon, but it's the past and It belongs there along with VHS players.

Month ago
ElineOpje
ElineOpje

what song is it around 3:10?

Month ago
XM
XM

Tokyo is more mouse for neon lights, they literally call it Neo Tokyo in manga

Month ago
Rodney Jones
Rodney Jones

It's going to be a very sad day the day that neon signs disappear for good and all we will have left are cyberpunk movies and games and city pop music to remember this amazingly beautiful *AESTHETIC* . The nostalgia is will kill so many people. 😭😭😭

2 months ago
05candyman
05candyman

LEDs are brighter, cheaper, more efficient, more versatile, and with a wider range of colours.

2 months ago
05candyman
05candyman

+Countess' Slave I actually like LED alot. Especially gorgeous bright OLED TVs and cellphones.

Month ago
Countess' Slave
Countess' Slave

05candyman and extremely unpleasant and unsatisfying to look at

Month ago
05candyman
05candyman

I like LED better

2 months ago
DJ Danger
DJ Danger

The music is dope.

2 months ago
Matthew Reeves
Matthew Reeves

Enjoyed the video, but especially wanted to thank you for the larger subtitles. As a visually impaired viewer, that was super helpful!

2 months ago
sapphirexwind
sapphirexwind

I had taken some glass classes at a museums glass workshop, they offer a Neon making class, I want to try it. Let's preserve craftsmanship!

2 months ago
sexy korean girl
sexy korean girl

hong kong is a third rate city now. like all the kong girls

2 months ago
Delfim Álvaro
Delfim Álvaro

Damn, Vox. This series is fireeee!

2 months ago
Archer V.
Archer V.

for money....

2 months ago
The TNTsheep
The TNTsheep

Neon lights were great, but we shouldn't linger in the past; instead we should embrace the new.

2 months ago
Bruce Chang-Gu
Bruce Chang-Gu

not enough is being said about the extraordinary videography. stunning

2 months ago
Dj3ndo
Dj3ndo

Amazing series!

2 months ago
Ben Cooper
Ben Cooper

I want a wall of neon signs from hong kong if someone can help me out.

2 months ago
penguins forall
penguins forall

Keep in mind a big part of why LEDs are cheap and bright is due to phosphors. Pretty much all the LEDs you can buy use phosphors. Neon lights could similarly use phosphors and make them nearly an order of magnitude more efficiency similar to CFL lamps.

2 months ago
loversandlies
loversandlies

I FREAKING LOVE ALL OF THESE HONG KONG VIDEOS OMG

2 months ago
DmofukinLee
DmofukinLee

using a few of the same shots from last episode RREEEEEEEEE

2 months ago
That Girl
That Girl

I love neon lights but they’re kinda expensive

2 months ago
stjigpaf
stjigpaf

what is the intro song?

2 months ago
Mari
Mari

The editing is amazing

2 months ago
juni0rRC xD
juni0rRC xD

neon lights? dats racist!

2 months ago
John Kevin Brosnan
John Kevin Brosnan

You should visit northern ireland and touch their history

2 months ago
xMizunderstoodx
xMizunderstoodx

What a shame. I will always remember how these neon signs light up the Hong Kong night and skyline.

2 months ago
Chris
Chris

What’s up with all these HK videos lately ?

2 months ago
Countess' Slave
Countess' Slave

Chris it’s their new series

Month ago
MrHan
MrHan

Same reason we don't see Model Ts still running around. They're romantic yes, but we can relegate them to the enthusiasts and hobbyists. There is a place for preservation and conservation but society as a whole needs to move forward.

2 months ago
justin chan
justin chan

0:30 I’ve been there just yesterday when this comment was made. It is one of the streets in Mong Kok with all the small night shops. I am pretty sure.

2 months ago
Ashen One From China
Ashen One From China

I think LED can also be made into the forms of traditional Chinese characters, but it will cost a little more money.

2 months ago
Billy The-Kid
Billy The-Kid

LEDs lightings are more suitable for in house lighting. NEON lights are still more aesthetically pleasing and dramatic for Signages.

2 months ago
Derelect
Derelect

I want to see a story done on Catalonia in Spain, I think that would be really cool to see.

2 months ago
Rick White
Rick White

2:45 Neon gas give _YELLOW_ color, just as shown in the video. Not red as stated.

2 months ago
Lone
Lone

rip aesthetic vibes

2 months ago
Shelby Brown
Shelby Brown

The editing in the beginning of this video reminds me of 2015-2016 One Direction Vine edits... in a good way.

2 months ago
gamekiller999
gamekiller999

I live in HK and even thought neon lights are beautiful they are some time annoying cuz the light is very bright and hurt the eye

2 months ago
Silvia cabaco
Silvia cabaco

Still prefer neons

2 months ago
Just Cuz
Just Cuz

If only I could find someone to love me the way Master Wu loves Neon! 😍😍

2 months ago

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