Japan Earthquake Anniversary 3-11 one year later after the 9.0 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear radiation meltdown disaster that killed 19,000 human beings.
Radioactive material is still leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant but Dr. Tamayuki Takano says that the Japanese are strongly determined to withstand and overcome it.
Arigato from Tohoku Japan earthquake victims – video uploaded by John Kobayashi.
Dear friends: 11 March 2012 … We deeply appreciate the support from around the world. Although we live far away on a small island in the east, we will never forget your warm heart … “Arigato!” from Tokyo Japan.
A single bluefin tuna sold for a record $736,500 USD at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2012. Wow, a $736,000 tuna.
A single 593 poundlb bluefin tuna sold for a record $736500 USD at the Tsukiji fish market auction in Tokyo Japan The best slices can sell for 2000 yen or $24 per piece in Tokyo sushi bars Fish is the new gold.
Kiyoshi Kimura, the winning bidder and President of Kiyomura Co’s Sushi-Zanmai restaurant chain, said he wanted to give Japan a boost after the devastating tsunami of March 2011.
The Japanese eat 80 percent of the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean bluefins caught, the most sought-after by sushi lovers.
Bluefin tuna is prized for its tender red meat. The best slices can sell for 2,000 yen [$24] per piece in Tokyo sushi bars.
“The flesh is magnificent red and the quality of fat is excellent. It is very delicious. The taste is unbeatable.” – Kiyoshi Kimura
Caught off northeastern Japan, the 593 lb [269 kg] bluefin tuna sold for a price of $1,238 per pound.
A $736,000 tuna. I’m in the wrong line of work. Fish is the “New Gold.”