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Japan sushi boss pays US$117,000 for giant bluefin tuna

Tuesday's auction winner, Kiyoshi Kimura, president of the firm behind the popular Sushi-Zanmai restaurant chain, said he was "glad to make a winning bid in the last New Year auction at Tsukiji". He has won the bidding every year since 2012.


A JAPANESE sushi boss paid more than US$117,000 on Tuesday for a giant bluefin tuna as Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market held its last New Year auction ahead of a much-needed modernisation move.

Bidding stopped at a whopping 14 million yen for the enormous 200-kilogram fish - a