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Enjoy 'conveyor belt' sushi at home

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Yoshiaki Shiraishi invented conveyor belt sushi after a visit to the Asahi Brewery. As the owner of an understaffed sushi restaurant, he started the first conveyor belt sushi restaurant in Higashi Osaka in 1958. Called kaitenzushi or revolving sushi in Japanese, conveyor belt sushi restaurants have become more ubiquitous as affordable dining options. Priced from as low as ¥110, these sushi restaurants make it so anyone can enjoy sushi whenever they want. 

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This coming Golden Week, why not host a conveyor belt sushi party from home? Nitoryu from Lithon is a portable conveyor belt sushi device with an attachment for nagashi somen or flowing noodles. It comes with sushi molds for easy assembly, seven sushi plates and runs on two AA batteries. On sale for ¥11,000

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What's the point?

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The point is to have fun!

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That's a fun item!!

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Instant landfill.

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I think we call it a Lazy Susan which is much cheaper but does not self-rotate.

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Buy two and put glasses of beer on the other.

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It seems to me that children would love this and that it would be nostalgic for the adults. The restaurants that used to have this are crimped by people licking chopsticks and other acts of anti-social intrusions so this is a good alternative. And what's wrong with a little fun?

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JPY 11,000 for a tiny Lazy Susan? LOL.

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