Episode 1 | 26m 47s
Japan has mesmerized American foodies for generations and a new wave of Japanese culinary culture continues to intoxicate us. Exploring American manifestations of otaku, the Japanese trope that combines cutting-edge pop culture with fetishistic obsession, Danielle visits New York’s first cat cafe; a Brooklyn izakaya run by a Frenchman; and a California suburban mom who's a star of the bento-box.
Expires: 05/01/21Video has closed captioning.
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