Sushi in spaaace!


The National Sushi and Space Administration's @Spacesushipic account is your best source for keeping track of the stirring imagery of our program to launch delicious raw fish into space. (via IO9)

Sushi socks!


They're $5.39/pair from Otaku Mode.

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Sushi that looks like a Japanese Battleship


Brian Ashcraft sez, "A Japanese art student named Mayuka Nakamura created 'sushi warships' based on famous Japanese warships of the past. In Japanese, ikura is often served as 'gunkan maki', which means 'battleship roll sushi'. Nakamura took that imagery and went one step further by creating sushi that actually looked like real battleships."

Imperial Warships Made from Sushi Will Make You Fat (Thanks, Brian!)

The Story of Sushi, told in video with handcrafted miniatures

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Boing Boing pal Joe Sabia, who works with me to create our in-flight Boing Boing Virgin America TV channel, shares his latest project. This delightful short film was 7 months in the making, all done with hand-made miniatures. It's a promotional video for Bamboo Sushi, a restaurant in Portland.

Joe says:

Lori Nix/Kathleen Gerber were the brilliant miniature model makers. Vincent Peone directed. Michael T scored. Matt McCorkle did Sound FX.

Full cast and credits here.