Japan's lakes have long supported the livelihoods of those living near them. In this new episode, we will dig a little deeper into the freshwater bounty of Japan.
Lotus root grows in mud about a meter under water
Roughly 10cm in length, the Shirauo, or icefish is a delicacy
This activity that can only be enjoyed in the coldest depths of winter
In Japan freshwater clams have been eaten for over 1,000 years