Here's what amazed me, as a naive Hoosier girl brought up far from any ocean, the first time I set foot in a Japanese supermarket:
...and that's just in front of me. There's an equal amount of fish available behind me. That entire corner of the store is dedicated to the Fruits of the Sea. I'd never seen so much fish in one place in the whole of my life, except for Hamburg's Fischmarkt. But that's down by the port--you sort of expect to see whole fish for sale in a place like that early on a Sunday morning.
...Sanma, 88Yen... each. Healthy, yes. But we may want to reconsider, given the ill-health of the world's oceans.
...this is why I rarely take Teddy shopping with me. That child can *not* keep his hands off the fish:-))
...Teddy couldn't stop touching the mussels, either. These were 98Yen. Not in Indiana, they ain't!
Happy shopping, Happy Thanksgiving (if you're in America), and Mata Asobou, ne!