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Zaiyu Hasegawa pauses for a moment when I comment on the diversity of the clientele at Den, his restaurant in Tokyo’s Jinbocho neighborhood.

“It’s by word of mouth, I think. People come and they tell their friends, ‘You should go here. It’s fun!’ ” he says, explaining the variety of people. He pauses again and laughs. “I don’t really get told it’s delicious, but people always say Den is fun.”

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