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Sushi with a slice of fish on the top of a rice ball. A dab of Wasabi is usually in-between the two.

Nigiri or Nigirizushi

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Maki or Makizushi

A type of sushi usually wrapped in seaweed. Inside can contain a large variety of ingredients. It's usually dipped in soy sauce.

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A type of sushi usually wrapped in seaweed. Inside can contain a large variety of ingredients. It's usually dipped in soy sauce.

Maki or Makizushi

4

Inari or Inarizushi

Sushi rice stuffed into a fried tofu sack. It is sweet, doesn't need to be dipped in soy sauce, and is usually the easiest for foreigners to eat.

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Sushi rice stuffed into a fried tofu sack. It is sweet, doesn't need to be dipped in soy sauce, and is usually the easiest for foreigners to eat.

Inari or Inarizushi

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Raw Fish

Sashimi

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Chirashi or Chirashizushi

Chirashi is a type of sushi salad. It can include sashimi, but it doesn't all the time. It's hard for foreigners to eat due to the strong flavor.

8

How many main islands and prefectures are the in Japan?

There are four main islands and 47 prefectures.

9

What is the climate in the northern part of Japan like?

It has cold winters with a great amount of snow.

10

What is the climate in the southern part of Japan like?

They are mainly tropical.

11

How hot are the summers in most of Japan?

Over 110 degrees Fahrenheit, hot and humid.

12

What happens climate-wise during the early summer?

An intense rainy period.

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Nigiri or Nigirizushi

Sushi with a slice of fish on the top of a rice ball. A dab of Wasabi is usually in-between the two.

14

What is the most popular type of ramen?

The type in Shouyo broth.

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What are the two types of thick and thin noodles called?

Udon- Thick Noodles
Soumen- Thin Noodles

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What does a bowl of Shouyu Ramen usually contain?

-Ramen Noodles
-Moyashi
-Nori
-Shinachiku
-Naganegi

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What is a common topping of Shouyu Ramen?

Chashu

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Rice Bowls

Donburi

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What is Shouyu made from?

-Fermented Soybeans
-Water
-Salt