I had two great meals, first, lunch at Shokudo, well attended by Yakuza Yooey. Nah, nicely tattooed, but I don't think they allow females into that organization. I had a sake flight of junmai daiginjo Kubota Manjyu (Niigata), junmai daiginjo Dassai 50 (Yamaguchi) and junmai Otokoyama (Hokkaido), a bit pricey for three tiny cups. Also a glass of Kirin beer. The dishes were Tori gomoku sticky rice, a sashimi sampler and clam miso soup.
Then an OTEC dinner with Yoko and Toshitsugu Sakou, chairman of all the important ocean organizations in Japan, and Rob Varley of Lockheed Martin. We started with drinks at House Without a Key:
Note that the background is the same as shown in my blog photo. Then a gorgeous sunset: