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Tokyo Tsukiji inner fish market illegally reopens as protesting merchants sneak in, sell sashimi

Unhappy about government-mandated move to new facility, wholesalers occupy part of the market to do business as usual.

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Sushi Dai and other famous restaurants from Tsukiji fish market open at new Toyosu location

We pay a visit to the new market to find out if the restaurants from Tsukiji are still as good as they used to be.

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It looks like a block of wood, but that’s one of Japanese cooking’s most important ingredients

Mr. Sato tries his hand at grating his own katsuobushi, and explains why you should too.

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Toyosu fish market opens with tuna auction, traffic jams, accidents, and turret truck fire

Photos and videos from first day at new fish market in Tokyo show a very different scene to Tsukiji.

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Tsukiji fish market vendors move to Toyosu in huge fleet of turret trucks【Pics & Video】

Pre-dawn scenes played out like a parade for the Tsukiji fish market workers.

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Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo closes for relocation, marks end of an era in Japan【Pics & Video】

Fishmongers, customers and tourists bid a sad farewell to the famous fish market, which was a Tsukiji mainstay for 83 years.

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On our final visit to Tsukiji fish market, tuna merchant tells us his fears about its replacement

After more than 80 years, Tokyo’s world-famous fish market is relocating, but the head of this 104-year-old wholesaler has one concern.

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Sashimi supplement pouches are here to help your body get the nutrients/sashimi it needs

Definitely more delicious than a handful of multivitamin capsules.

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Cute Japanese cat fails to catch virtual iPad goldfish, captures Internet’s heart anyway【Video】

Don’t give up, little guy! Not because you can catch them, but because it’s so adorable to watch you try.

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Turn a cheap ice cream into a luxury dessert with katsuobushi bonito fish flakes

This surprising recipe creates a richer, more flavourful bowl of ice cream.

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Japanese thief steals thousands of dollars of fish from Kobe market, cleans up after himself

Japan’s seafood proves itself to be criminally delicious.

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Japanese pizza chain makes headlines with weirdly wonderful fish-shaped pizza

The feast inside this fish’s belly is just as surprising as its pie-crust casing.

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Vietnam’s cutest fishmonger is a swanky cat, drives a hard bargain with his sea-captain stare

His name alone is turning more heads than his acute sense of feline fashion.

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Competitive aquatic plant designs look more like gorgeous jungles than fish tanks

Some of the aquariums look like they could be a screenshot of a scene from Princess Mononoke.

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Brand-new salmon sashimi bowl joint in Tokyo’s Harajuku is perfect for hungry fashion fans, bears

Restaurants that specialize in salmon sashimi are few and far between in Japan, but now there’s one right in the center of Tokyo.

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You can make a knife (yes, a knife) out of Japanese dried fish【Video】

Most people know katsuobushi as a bonito flake seasoning, but it can also be a blade.

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Nagoya man hospitalized after eating fish with name including “fugu,” a.k.a. “poisonous blowfish”

Probably should have set off a few warning bells.

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Over 1,000 fish and other marine creatures die at Tokyo aquarium after failed medical treatment

Heartbreaking loss of life occurs at one of the city’s most popular aquariums.

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There’s only one place in Japan where this kind of sushi isn’t red, but why?

Tekkamaki tuna rolls have fire in their name, but in this part of west Japan, they’re almost white.

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Esteemed Japanese sushi chain ranks the top 15 most popular sushi toppings among customers

Find out whether your favorite made it into the list!

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