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Sakana-no-Furusato Bandaijima Fish market near Toki Messe. さかなのふるさと万代島
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Crab
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Crab
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Salmon
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Officially called the Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market, this sprawling complex handles mainly fish, but also fruits and vegetables. This is outside the market building.
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The market is near Tsukijishijō Station on the Toei Ōedo Line and Tsukiji Station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. The first subway arrives at around 5:20 am. First you walk through the fruit section..
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Fruit section.
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Watch out for these speeding trolleys. They are almost everywhere.
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There is no map of the place so you may or may not find the tuna auctions. It's also easy to get lost in the market. This is the fresh fish tuna storage area.
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Never saw this much tuna in my life.
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These fish can be huge, bigger and heavier than a sumo wrestler.
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All the fish are labeled. They might indicate where the fish was caught (or raised).
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Tails are cut off to show the flesh color.
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Buyers check the color of the flesh to determine how fatty the fish is.
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Cut-off tails
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Headless tuna carcasses
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Tuna head
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The market building has many signs of its old age.
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Frozen tuna auctions at Tsukiji Fish Market.
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Frozen tuna auctions. Buyers signal the auctioneer. Also see my YouTube video here.
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Frozen tuna anyone?
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Headless frozen tuna.
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These frozen fish did not show any signs of melting. Wonder how long it takes for them to defrost.
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Each fish is worth thousands or tens of thousands of US dollars.
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Looks good to me.
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Tying a ribbon on fish.
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Frozen tuna head
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Tuna belly, the fatty part of the fish for toro sashimi.
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Looks yummy.
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After the auctions are over, they haul out the fish using a variety methods.
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Hauling these tuna on this lift looked easy.
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All full and ready to go. Gee, how much is all that tuna worth??
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Smaller trolley for a smaller haul.
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Hand-drawn cart.
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Hand-drawn cart, good for four fish.
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Good exercise in the morning.
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The fish is taken to the fish stalls in the market.
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The frozen tuna is cut up into quarters lengthwise by a band saw.
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The band saw easily cuts through the frozen flesh. Also see my YouTube video here.
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Quite a few more to cut up.
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After the fish is cut, they shave it with an ax.
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Cutting up a fresh fish. They use a long, sharp knife, and not a band saw.
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Tuna knives
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I wonder how long it takes to be able to cut up a giant tuna.
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Where the head was attached.
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The fresh tuna is cut up into smaller blocks.
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This size is easy to sell to mom and pop sushi restaurants.
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Fresh tuna
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Caught in the Pacific Ocean.
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The tuna flesh between the rib-like bones is also choice meat. It is scraped off with a spoon.
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Packaged to sell.
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The huge fish market consists of rows and rows of fish monger stalls, divided by narrow aisles.
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Styrofoam and plastic cartons contain all kinds of fish.
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Cutting fish. See how they do on my YouTube video here.
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Fish waiting to be decapitated.
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OK, which one's next?
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Puffer fish swim happily, ignorant of their ultimate fate.
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Fish and more fish...
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Fish in ice
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Eels
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Sea urchin (uni), one of my favorites.
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Oysters
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Shellfish
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Sea urchins
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Shellfish
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Squid in black ink
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Octopi
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Tako
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Shrimp
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Prawns
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Prawns
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Frozen crab
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Styrofoam cartons trashed. Also see my YouTube video here. Another YouTube video here.
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The Setagaya Boro-ichi is held on Dec. 15-16 and Jan. 15-16 annually.A large outdoor flea market of used and new clothing, antiques, household items, food, plants, and crafts.
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All sorts of knickknacks on sale. Some 700 stalls line the a few narrow streets near Setagaya and Kamimachi Stations on the Tokyu Setagaya Line.It can get pretty crowded when it's not raining.
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Boro-ichi started over 400 years ago in 1578 when Odawara daimyo Lord Hojo Ujimasa opened a market place in this area. It started out selling old clothing and used goods, so it came to be called "boro-ichi" (rag market). Today, vendors also sell antiques, used books, food, household items, and all kinds of knick-knacks.
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Old kimono.
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Molds
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Monchhichi
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Hanten
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Household shrines
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Household shrines, kamidana
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Maneki neko or beckoning cat
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Tools and knives
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Wristwatches
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Small cameras
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Cutting boards
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Gyotaku print (Fish print)
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Way to daikan mochi.
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Long line to buy daikan mochi, one of the famous things about the boro-ichi.
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Making daikan mochi on site.
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Three flavors of daikan mochi.
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Busy preparing and packaging the mochi.
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Mochi sellers
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Kinako (sweet soybean flour) daikan mochi
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Azuki daikan mochi.
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They really pile on the azuki.
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Near the shrine are potted flowers for sale.
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Very fragrant pieces of wood such as hinoki cypress.
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Amazake
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Taiko drums for sale
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Mochi mortars for sale.
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Pins for collectors.
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Setagaya Boro-ichi in the old days.
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Setagaya Boro-ichi in the old days.
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Also crowded at night.
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View of Mondecool from Nagahama Station.
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Second floor entrance to Mondecool (Heiwado), a new two-story shopping center that opened in Feb. 2015.
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Mondecool supermarket on 1st floor.
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Mondecool 2nd floor shops include a shop selling local products.
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Ibukiyama coffee shop on 2nd floor.
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First floor of Mondecool has the restaurant, Joyfull. Right next to Nagahama Station.
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Joyfull is new and pleasant.
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Joyfull menu. Very cheap.
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Lunch at Joyfull. Food is good.
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Old Nagahama Heiwado store being torn down in Jan. 2016.
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Old Nagahama Heiwado store being torn down in Jan. 2016.
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A low-rise shopping-restaurant complex will be built on the old Heiwado site.
     
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