Tokyo

Join Andrew as he returns to the vibrant and trend-setting city of Tokyo for more unforgettable adventures in food from legendary seafood markets to becoming a horumon chef for a day serving up intestines from cows and pigs.

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    June 23
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Chef Yamada shows Andrew how every bit of the tuna, including its bloodline and tail, can make a delectable meal. 960 1280

  

Chef Yamada serves the giant tuna head and performs a ceremony of reverence for this beloved but increasingly rare fish. 960 1280

  

A perfect stranger shares some of her sashimi with Andrew -- proof of the famous Japanese hospitality. 960 1280

  

Participants in Cosplay (short for 'costume play') become characters to escape the roles of strict Japanese society. 960 1280

  

'Help, I've fallen for Cosplay, and I can't get enough!' Playing dress-up is a popular pastime in Tokyo. 960 1280

  

Quirky inventor Dr. Yoshiro Nakamatsu greets Andrew and invites him for a ride in his water-powered car. 960 1280

  

Dr. Nakamats has photographed every meal he has eaten over the last 37 years. He plans on living to the age of 144. 960 1280

  

Cooking horumon was no problem for Andrew. Understanding the slightly drunken Japanese customers was a different matter. 960 1280

  

Visitors to the Meiji shrine are asked to leave their wishes hanging on an ancient tree in the courtyard. 960 1280

  

A pair of sumo wrestlers pair off in their daily morning training session. These athletes live and train together. 960 1280

  

A sumo wrestler, called a rishiki, consumes as many as 20,000 calories a day; however they are very muscular and limber. 960 1280

  

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