Which Japanese conveyor belt sushi chain has the best mackerel sushi?【Taste test】

Our taste tester has spent years avoiding kaiten sushi shime saba, so will he regret giving it a second chance?

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Mackerel chips coming to Japan…for gamers!

Not fish and chips, now the fish is the chips!

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We try a can of Space Mackerel, designed for eating on the ISS by high school students

In space, no one can hear you slurp.

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We buy chocolate fish in a can from a store in Akihabara

Sweet mackerel! This is going to be one helluva taste test. 

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Can humans eat Japan’s premium cat food Nekkokan? It’s complicated…【Experiment】

We buy some extra-fancy Shimane cat food for our cat, but it looks pretty tasty to us too.

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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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Tuna born from mackerel: Japanese scientists develop surrogate tech to save threatened species

Last November the sushi world was struck with some bitter news: the Pacific bluefin tuna was placed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources’ (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. While not considered endangered like its close relatives, the Atlantic and Southern bluefin tuna, it has been proclaimed as a vulnerable species.

Bluefin tuna is considered the best of the best, its tender red meat is coveted by sushi chefs and sushi consumers alike. But what will happen if the Pacific bluefin becomes extinct? Foreseeing a future of sushi connoisseurs being forced to eat tuna-shaped cakes or playing with tuna models to try to get their bluefin fix, scientists have come up with a radical new idea: use mackerel to breed bluefin tuna. 

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We Attempt to Eat the “Ramen That’s too Disgusting to Eat”

Our fearless foodie correspondent Kuzo is traveling the world and tasting everything he can like the cafeteria food of Chernobyl, Melt-Proof Popsicles in China, and Gasoline Clams in North Korea.

However, Kuzo’s greatest challenge may in fact lie in his home country of Japan at a ramen restaurant in Hiroshima which is said to serve a ramen so disgusting it’s completely inedible.  Even the staff serving it is said to gag merely at its malevolently malodorous stench – all for the low, low price of 1,800 yen!

Could he finish his lunch without loosing it? The following is his report.

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