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Japan's historic Tsukiji fish market holds final New Year auction

Jan 05, 2018 - 5:48 PM

After more than 80 years in operation, the world's biggest fish market, a popular tourist attraction in an area packed with restaurants and shops, will move to Toyosu on October 11

TUNA MARKET. President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, displays a 190-kilogram bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2018. Photo Kazuhiro Nogi/ AFP

Pricey gold samurai helmets on sale for Japanese boys

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The ornamental samurai helmets are unveiled ahead of Children s Day on May 5 a seasonal family event

An employee of Japan's jeweler Tanaka Kikinzoku Jewelry displays the all-five samurai helmets made of pure gold and sterling silver at their main shop in Ginza shopping district in Tokyo on March 17, 2016.   The helmets will be on sale from March 17, ahead of Children's Day on May 5, a traditional festive event to celebrate the growth of children. / AFP / KAZUHIRO NOGI

Pufferfish a hit in Japan despite the risks

Jul 07, 2012 - 12:56 PM

That eating pufferfish could be fatal is part of the thrill

THE FATAL (AND TASTY?) Fugu. Screen grab from YouTube