Tokyo's Toyosu market opens doors to eager public

National Oct 13, 2018

Tokyo's Toyosu market opens doors to eager public

by Sakura Murakami

The Toyosu wholesale food market opened its doors to the public for the first time Saturday, allowing tourists to wander the massive complex, browse exhibits and dine at some of the famous restaurants that relocated from the Tsukiji district last week. Many were impressed by ...

Tsukiji: Still a fish in troubled waters

Film Oct 5, 2016

Tsukiji: Still a fish in troubled waters

by Kaori Shoji

Director Naotaro Endo first started filming "Tsukiji Wonderland" in 2014, and it had been partly intended as a farewell to Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market, which faces a makeover and move after serving sellers and buyers for 80 years. When the film was made, the market ...

WMF calls for Tokyo's Tsukiji wooden buildings to be preserved

National Oct 16, 2015

WMF calls for Tokyo's Tsukiji wooden buildings to be preserved

The World Monuments Fund (WMF) on Thursday released its 2016 World Monuments Watch list, calling for the preservation of 50 cultural heritage sites at risk in 36 countries, including some 30 small wooden buildings in Tokyo's Tsukiji district. The buildings came into existence after the ...