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Why do Japanese Eat Poisonous Puffer Fish?

That’s because they are bland and have a nice and sweet taste to it. As you know, puffer fish have nerve toxins called tetrodotoxin in their livers and ovaries. If you eat the poisonous part, you will develop symptoms of poisoning such as numbness and vomit, and in some cases, death.

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Are Cicadas Summer Insects in Japan?

Japanese people feel the beginning of summer in July when cicadas begin to cry. The peak of summer is in August, when they give off the loudest cry. Then in September, they become quiet and made us realize it is late summer.