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1. Maguro nigiri (A lean cut of tuna)

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2. Ika nigiri (Squid)

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3. Sake Nigiri (raw salmon)

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4. Kappa maki (cucumber sushi)

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5. Tamagoyaki (sweet egg omelette)

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6. Salmon roe (salmon eggs)

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7. Tekkamaki (tuna thin roll)

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8. Unagi (broiled freshwater eel with a sweet sauce)

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9. Saba (Mackerel)

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10. Inarizushi (rice wrapped in sweetened, fried tofu pocket)

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11. Toro (fatty bluefin tuna belly)

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12. Tobiko nigiri (flying fish roe)

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13. Uni (sea urchin gonads)

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14. Akami (top loin of Bluefin tuna)

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15. Iwashi (sardine)

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16. Amaebi (raw sweet shrimp)

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17. Ebi nigiri (broiled shrimp)

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18. Akagai (ark shell)

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19. Tako (octopus)

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20. Anago (saltwater eel)

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Hopefully this helps you if you ever have to order sushi in Japan! Which one is your favorite? Did you learn something new?

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