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TSUKIJI WONDERLAND

原題
Tsukiji Wonderland
Original Title
Tsukiji Wonderland
Production Year
2016
Running Time
110min
Genre
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Color
Color
Director
Cast
Jiro ONO 小野二郎 (Chef of the three-Michelin star sushi restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro)
Rene Redzepi (Chef of the two-Michelin star restaurant Noma)
Theodore C. Bestor (Cultural Anthropology professor at Harvard University)

The documentary film about The Tsukiji Market, which is the biggest fish and seafood market in the world. Why does Tsukiji continue to fascinate people around the world over the years?

Synopsis
The Tsukiji Market, which is called "Japan's Lively Kitchen," is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. The market was built about 80 years ago, when it has moved from Nihonbashi area to Tsukiji area in central Tokyo. It continues to attract people throughout its rich history. Fish and seafood from Tsukiji begins to color the Japanese tables and functions as the core of "Washoku," the Japanese cuisine which is added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2012. This film will show you the passion of people in Tsukiji and the important essence of Japanese traditional cuisine.