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local which Hara doesn't run with you might call a mainstream restaurant , the specialty here is will meet , the menu here in one of Japan's oldest willing towns anything from deep fried will not gets too well bacon , the now we have many families with small children that was all restaurant hi can someone , Japan set to resume commercial whaling on July first after its planned withdrawal from the international whaling commission and institution that banned the practice in the eighties since the ban Japanese will meet like this comes from an animal willing expedition on the grounds of scientific research where the meat then ends up in shops and restaurants around the country Japan's withdrawal from the commission drew widespread condemnation but under the new arrangement Japan's overall will supplies could actually decrease as hunting would be in Japan's territorial waters instead of the northern Pacific or the Antarctic it would also be done in a sustainable manner on species of whales whose numbers have recovered thanks to the band someone local in a month I think freestyle to commercial whaling is the perfect opportunity for people to understand and showed interest in our culture what the last name , the demand for will meet in Japan peaked after the second World War and into the sixties what began to decline in popularity after cheaper meets became available according to government data in twenty sixteen well consumption is estimated at zero point one percent of all meat sold in Japan a number they say is unlikely to change much even as the country's willing practices do