Magical Japanese

10m 00s
Broadcast on August 31, 2022 Available until August 31, 2025

The Japanese language is rich in words and expressions influenced by nature, history and culture. This episode looks at words related to fish. Surrounded by the sea, Japan is home to rich fishing grounds. Fish has long had a central role in Japan's culinary culture, and there are many unique expressions that feature fish. From his home in Kyoto Prefecture, poet and literary translator Peter MacMillan guides us through these words and the culture behind them.

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