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Japan's 'Tuna King' laments Tsukiji fish market move

Mr Kimura (centre) abandoned plans to help build a leisure facility at the new site, which was set to feature a 1,000-seat food court, about 140 restaurants and retailers, as well as Tokyo's biggest hot spring, known as an onsen.


KIYOSHI Kimura's ear-to-ear grin is tough to miss in Japan - it's splashed across ubiquitous billboards advertising his nationwide sushi chain.

But the self-styled "Tuna King" isn't smiling about plans to move Tokyo's famous Tsukiji market, the world's biggest fish-emporium,