Sumo on Ice
"Would you mind bringing me a Western utensil?"
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The Great Screen Of Japan
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"My hands—as you can see—are tiny and made of porcelain, so let's be careful."
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"I'm big in Japan."
A panhandler and his dog stand next to a sign that reads "Bill and his talking dog"; the dog beside him speaks in Chinese and Japanese.
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"He feels he can do more good working within the system."
"We're in Japanese waters, that's for sure."
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"And this tattoo is an old English proverb."
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"He may be only a junior partner, but remember - his mother destroyed half of Tokyo."
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"Tuesday nights are Ed's Kabuki League bowl-offs."
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"I hear he's huge in Japan."
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"Forget the Japanese. New York is still the information capital of the world."
"If you tasted like a Umami, where would you be hiding?"
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Darwin's Origin of Sushi.
"I was at my sister's today. They have two pots."
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Netsukes of New York.
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"We've stayed together for the sake."
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"You call this guacamole?"
"From right to left, you have your tekkamaki, your futomaki, and then your yamaimo roll. The little pile of pink stuff is ginger, the green one's wasabi. And, of course, you already recognize your vodka martini."
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"I didn't know that any of your Living National Treasures played golf."
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