Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, with his US$3.1 million tuna. Photo: AFP Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, with his US$3.1 million tuna. Photo: AFP
Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, with his US$3.1 million tuna. Photo: AFP
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‘I bought a good tuna’: Japan’s sushi king shells out record US$3 million at Tokyo’s new year fish auction

  • Top price was double the previous record of 155 million yen set in 2013 and ‘higher than originally thought’, said buyer Kiyoshi Kimura

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Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, with his US$3.1 million tuna. Photo: AFP Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, with his US$3.1 million tuna. Photo: AFP
Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, with his US$3.1 million tuna. Photo: AFP
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