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The Endangered Appeal of Japanese Eel

The number of Japanese eels has been dropping steadily, leading to rising prices. Roswell Hosoki, creator of a manga series on eel cuisine, shares his thoughts on this problem, while also explaining more about the culinary charms of eel.

Eels: Mass Consumption Threatens the Future of a Favorite Japanese FoodIda Tetsuji

While Japanese consumers feast on cheap imported eels, stocks of the fish are shrinking fast. It is up to Japan to take proper measures to conserve this resource.

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