Plastic Food Samples

Japanology Plus mini

5m 00s
Broadcast on September 25, 2021 Available until March 31, 2025

Japanology Plus explores Japanese life and culture. In this five-minute digest, we look at plastic food samples: astonishingly accurate replicas of real dishes. They can be found at the entrances to restaurants all across Japan, helping potential customers choose where to eat. They're made by expert artisans, who make molds of real food.

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