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Little Tokyo Community Profiles - 2010

Frying Fish: In for the Long Haul

David Minguez

As a young man, Sadahiko Akimoto met his wife Yuko when she emigrated from Japan to the U.S. after college because his mother and uncle told him that Yuko was the one he should marry. Once married, Yuko Akimoto experienced a difficult cultural adjustment, and became frustrated with feeling foreign …

Frying Fish: Little Tokyo Los Angeles

community history

The Frying Fish, America's first kaiten-sushi restaurant, is also one of the first businesses established in the Little Tokyo shopping mall complex. It's owners, the Akimotos, have a long history …

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