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Japan's 'fake food' more appetising than the original

Mr Mishima spraying paint on a plastic food replica at the company's studio in Tokorozawa, a suburb of Tokyo. He doesn't think replicas are going to fade into culinary history just yet.

Tokorozawa, Japan

THEY may look good enough to eat, but Japan's mouthwatering food replicas are only for show as restaurateurs compete for the attention of hungry customers.

They're common sights in this food-obsessed nation, with everything from sudsy beers and perfectly glazed

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