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Sharpening. Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo, Japan. By J. Luis Andrade.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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The Tsukiji Fish Market was intense. We went just as they were closing up for the day (Around 10 AM I believe?) and had to be really careful not to get in the way. Forklifts and bikes all over the place. It was an interesting experience.