Saito: The Sushi God of Tokyo

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  • Sushi Saito is a 3 Michelin Star sushi restaurant, and many regard it as the best in Japan. We got to spend the day with Saito, to ask him about his work, and to eat his soul shattering sushi.

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  • Runtime: 17:5
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Comments: 6 885

  • alexis
    alexis 3 hours ago

    loved this video (:

  • VigorousVicious
    VigorousVicious 5 hours ago

    I'm Japanese but I haven't eaten sushi at that type of bar
    I've only eaten it at kaitenzushi restaurants ;_;

  • DinDrukven
    DinDrukven 16 hours ago

    that background track that start's at the 6 min point who is that ?!? thanks

  • Miriam Fatima
    Miriam Fatima 16 hours ago

    E muito gostoso adoro .sushis 🍣🍣🍱🍱🍤

  • Robert WHITLEY
    Robert WHITLEY 17 hours ago

    This dude is totally amazing at his skill and it is totally delicious in everyway. I want some more of his craft, work, and food, mmm... yummy!!

  • cutiekazoe10
    cutiekazoe10 1 day ago

    This was fascinating. Thank you!!

  • gabesaurus22
    gabesaurus22 1 day ago +1

    aren't you guys those koreaboos from eat your kimchi? lol not surprised how cringey you act in japan as well.

    TELEVISIBLE 1 day ago

    They are eating weed not sushi ! Over the top reaction to the point that it make the sushi bad

  • Eden Witelson
    Eden Witelson 1 day ago

    there was something about these two that annoyed me(and not the fact that they are eating sushi)

  • Alan Spartan
    Alan Spartan 1 day ago

    I never thought a food's video will make cry...

  • Apollo III de Guzman

    This Sushi God- I just realized we have the same exact jacket. :-) a good omen

  • Al Bundy
    Al Bundy 2 days ago +1

    Foreigners are not allowed to eat at his place. I understand why...but sad.

    • Simon and Martina
      Simon and Martina 2 days ago

      +Al Bundy that's not the case. Foreigners are allowed to eat here. We eat here. But it's just very difficult to get a seat here unless you are friends with a regular.

      It's not a racist thing. It's just that this restaurant is extremely popular.

  • woodsidepark
    woodsidepark 2 days ago

    great video

  • Chris M
    Chris M 2 days ago

    Great video guys! good job and congrats :)

  • Joost Kempen
    Joost Kempen 2 days ago

    Shuch a Buzzfeed couple ;D And even that expensive fish has plastic in it these days rip

  • WarriorOfTissueLand
    WarriorOfTissueLand 2 days ago

    I was wondering why this video has many dislikes when it was edited very nicely, then I saw the comments. Never change, Youtube. lol

  • Αλμπάν Πάπα
    Αλμπάν Πάπα 2 days ago +1


  • Make Calbe Laugh
    Make Calbe Laugh 2 days ago

    i shouldn't watch this after mid night, it makes me hungry

  • Dominik MJ
    Dominik MJ 2 days ago

    I seen this video more than once - and it has to be really highlighted, that not only this is an amazing chef, but Simon and Martina are also incredible youtube hosts!

    Well - I have to admit, that sometimes they are a bit “hipster annoying” - but as long as they churning out videos like that - I am just speechless and forgive :)

  • どんおい
    どんおい 2 days ago


  • James Sikdar
    James Sikdar 2 days ago

    The Japanese perfection in everything is immaculate!

    FOOD VENTURE 2 days ago

    Amazing video! Can truely feel his passion!

  • HOTD Z
    HOTD Z 3 days ago +1

    Honestly, I want to dislike this video because of Martina's expressions, it's so unrealistic. But I can't, I love sushi and I respect Saito-san.

  • Mike Spike
    Mike Spike 3 days ago

    Ronda Rousey?

  • 5tonyvvvv
    5tonyvvvv 3 days ago +1

    I wanna see his tits!

  • Yulianus Aluba
    Yulianus Aluba 3 days ago

    A sushi feast with a friend, really fun

  • Larry the Lobster
    Larry the Lobster 3 days ago

    His chakra is strong

  • Ely Glez
    Ely Glez 3 days ago

    In loveeeeee 😍

  • Jimmy Lipata
    Jimmy Lipata 3 days ago


  • mane Gucci
    mane Gucci 3 days ago

    sushi fukushima

  • Enhesa
    Enhesa 3 days ago

    Does he make all his staff shave their heads?

  • Trav C
    Trav C 3 days ago

    probably insanely overpriced. 1 slice of sashimi = $100

  • Michael Millard Anyog

    over acting couples

  • Felipe Fonseca
    Felipe Fonseca 4 days ago

    I live in Brazil. I love sushi. What am I supposed to do now??????? Oh man!!!! :(

    Saito..... you are the GUY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Veera kartik
    Veera kartik 4 days ago

    Big Bow to chef satio for his passion and craftsmanship !!! respect!!!

  • RCnBalt
    RCnBalt 4 days ago

    I really enjoyed the editing style and the shots taken throughout this video

  • utagawa hiroshige
    utagawa hiroshige 4 days ago


  • lightsaberification
    lightsaberification 4 days ago

    Next stop for you guys is jiro's sushi restaurant i hope

  • Nakuma
    Nakuma 4 days ago +1

    I normally never comment on anything, but it's so sad that there's so much dang hate in the comments, from people who doesn't know about this channel and its point. "they are so annoying", "how dare they show excitement over food", "i hate how they dress". That is so ridiculous to comment about. The point of their channel is to show their adventures and passion for food. If you want a video about the sushi and nothing else, go watch a documentary. This video is so touching, since you can feel how excited and passionate they are about the food. All of that because of their lovely faces and reactions!

  • Leonie Katoa
    Leonie Katoa 4 days ago

    hahaha 😂😂 these people look like they're questioning life. does this magician have a wife? I want them to adopt me cause i think that's the only way I can taste his masterpiece.

  • soph Min
    soph Min 5 days ago

    this video is so well made!!

  • Looshioe
    Looshioe 5 days ago

    food wars with less dramatic visuals

  • 0riginee
    0riginee 5 days ago +1

    reaction over 9000 ! #overreacting

  • Nick Doe
    Nick Doe 5 days ago

    He looks like Chris Elliott

  • christian gequinto
    christian gequinto 5 days ago


  • The Geckomancer
    The Geckomancer 5 days ago

    I feel commenting on his concentration actually detracted from the video a tiny tiny bit. It speaks for itself. This man LIVES his work. There is no trick of the camera that could make someone look that invested in what they are doing. That man has made his craft into a meditative exercise. It's clear when he is making a piece of sushi nothing else in the world exists.

    My jealousy is unending. I want.

    Also. Props to the editor. I love the way you did this video.

  • john Merrick
    john Merrick 6 days ago

    What are the songs?

  • Thomas Gartner
    Thomas Gartner 6 days ago

    nice presentation with the kina

  • bboy1481
    bboy1481 6 days ago

    what about jiro?

  • Chuchnus
    Chuchnus 6 days ago

    Jiro Ono is sushi God

  • trent sohnle
    trent sohnle 6 days ago

    Love the sushi and the art of it. Not so much on the zen hipster vibe, but that's cool. Different strokes for different folks. The sushi documentary parts were awesome. Well done.

  • Imados 009
    Imados 009 6 days ago

    His food may be great but when I eat I wanna eat and no dancing lol. RAMEN

  • Vasman Basi
    Vasman Basi 6 days ago +1

    Shinomiya's title right there

  • PsychoticLeprachaun
    PsychoticLeprachaun 6 days ago

    Everyone in that restaurant looked like they were busting the greatest nut of all time each time they put the sushi in their mouths

  • francesco piromalli
    francesco piromalli 6 days ago

    Rly hate the way she eats

  • Ping
    Ping 6 days ago

    room temperature is the right temperature? how convenient

  • damiano tascio
    damiano tascio 7 days ago

    you render a meal as a Nolan's movie

  • Supernova Gaming
    Supernova Gaming 7 days ago

    They once said no human could ever be perfect....

    The sushi master has become one, with the perfection of sushi.

  • Supernova Gaming
    Supernova Gaming 7 days ago

    I love nigiri sushi, the only thing I don't like are the scallops, the texture s just too rubbery

    • Simon and Martina
      Simon and Martina 6 days ago

      Oh! The scallops I've had in Japan aren't rubbery, they have the texture of mangos (?) and are extremely sweet! Maybe come visit Japan and try it out ;)

  • Humberto Ruiz Jr.
    Humberto Ruiz Jr. 7 days ago +1

    More white assholes teaching the rest of us HOW TO.....hope you choke on the blow-fish

    • Pizza Slut
      Pizza Slut 2 days ago

      Humberto Ruiz Jr. Go back to Mexico and stfu. Rude bastard.

    • Simon and Martina
      Simon and Martina 6 days ago

      +Humberto Ruiz Jr. I'm sorry you're so angry about this. We wanted to share our experience at an amazing restaurant. Guess that means we should die.

  • Bill B.
    Bill B. 7 days ago

    Cool video except for the eating scenes. Watching them eat makes me cringe.

  • Jimmy Chan
    Jimmy Chan 7 days ago

    People complaining out Placebo Effect. What's wrong with that effect if that really does stimulate your overall eating experience. Its exactly like how people keep on telling that acupuncture is a placebo effect, but turns out that this placebo effect had my extreme Asthma cured, which was uncurable according to the doctors. Tell me, why would people keep on complaining about placebo effect?

  • David Cauley
    David Cauley 7 days ago

    Why are they all bald?

  • Yikai Lin
    Yikai Lin 7 days ago

    ain't u supposed to eat sushi with ur hand?

    • Simon and Martina
      Simon and Martina 7 days ago

      No. You can eat it with your hand or with chopsticks. It doesn't matter.

  • Hans Hoerdemann
    Hans Hoerdemann 7 days ago +2

    My first Simon and Martina video, and this was mesmerizing and wonderful.

  • Hawry Qader
    Hawry Qader 7 days ago

    but i wonder how much is cost?

  • Hawry Qader
    Hawry Qader 7 days ago

    omg.. incredible

  • ABetterWeapon
    ABetterWeapon 7 days ago

    I less than three Saito.

  • Daim ephist
    Daim ephist 7 days ago +1

    totally overacting

  • Joey Tang
    Joey Tang 7 days ago

    why are all of his staffs bald

  • Jose Martinez
    Jose Martinez 7 days ago

    This isnt the greatest sorry lol

    • Simon and Martina
      Simon and Martina 7 days ago

      +Jose Martinez oh. Interesting! Where have you eaten sushi that you would say is better? How would you compare the taste?

  • Gabriel Johannson
    Gabriel Johannson 7 days ago +1

    The chef and his staff are true masters. The guy and woman talking and eating are wankers

  • Siddharth Nandi
    Siddharth Nandi 7 days ago

    Right here is a very wise man

  • Ruben Laguna
    Ruben Laguna 8 days ago

    Yo eh comido ROOLL en PERU pero la verda no es nada del otro mundo

  • ViktorCi Cich
    ViktorCi Cich 8 days ago

    God damn it I ended up in the food part of youtube again at 2AM

  • Trí Đoàn
    Trí Đoàn 8 days ago +2

    Why his employees are all bald

  • golfhm427
    golfhm427 8 days ago

    You taste the mans love for what he does. Very passionate

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  • Muhamad Aliff
    Muhamad Aliff 8 days ago


  • Taz Lazuli
    Taz Lazuli 8 days ago

    Hi Simon, Martina. I watched this video when you first released it (you've been my favorite youtube channel for about a year now, so I haven't missed a video) and I absolutely loved it. Hell, I might have even left a comment from my other account. Either way I just wanted to thank you for creating amazing content.

    Your videos have actually inspired me to go out more, and explore the world, and in fact i'm planning to fly out to Japan for my birthday.

    The other thing I wanted to tell you guys: I'm a music producer, and I make "chillhop" type music. Jazz infused hip hop instrumentals that would be perfect for background. A good few youtubers use my music in their videos and i'd be more than happy to allow you guys to do the same. Sorry for the little self plug, I had to do it! 😁

    Anyways much love from LA. Looking forward to more videos soon.

    Oh! P.S. You can find my music @ 😊

  • MrGingrbread
    MrGingrbread 9 days ago

    Goddamn WEEABOOS are everywhere!

  • H Kn
    H Kn 9 days ago

    i thought you guys would wanna try three-michelin-starred Jiro

  • stan giles
    stan giles 9 days ago


  • Joe Prado
    Joe Prado 9 days ago


  • Hmoud Al-amiri
    Hmoud Al-amiri 9 days ago

    I don't know why but I felt like they were being rude to him by eating sushi this way and making stupid face expressions and being so out of place?!

    • Simon and Martina
      Simon and Martina 9 days ago

      +Hmoud Al-amiri no worries! To answer your question, filming this was a special arrangement, and took a couple of months to plan. For our regular reservations, though, it's a loooong wait. We filmed this in December and made a reservation right away. We just had our reservation in June. Our next opening: February.

    • Hmoud Al-amiri
      Hmoud Al-amiri 9 days ago

      Simon and Martina I'm sorry... excuse me for my misunderstanding of your situation I did not take that into consideration but I did say that "I don't know why" I felt like I shouldn't think that but it felt strange maybe because I was taught to always act in a certain way in front the hand that is feeding me but you do have my apologies!
      note: how long did you wait to get an extravagant reservation like this?

    • Simon and Martina
      Simon and Martina 9 days ago

      +Hmoud Al-amiri he said specifically that there's no right or wrong way to eat sushi, so long as you eat it quickly. And we were there specifically to shoot this video. We rented out the whole room for this video. Everyone there was our friend. So we didn't disturb anybody, and the chef knew what kind of video we would shoot

  • Julienne Maeura Zephi Guzman

    I was drooling for pretty much the rest of the day...
    OH! She has a skeleton hand hair pin! i have one of those too, i wonder if she got hers off WISH? XD

  • Atik Hasan
    Atik Hasan 9 days ago

    Sushi is catfood . but gotta respect the passion 🤣🤣🤣

  • honetlyreal
    honetlyreal 9 days ago

    10:13 what that side dish beside the sushi?

  • Woojoo333 Poseidon
    Woojoo333 Poseidon 10 days ago

    another fcking japan travel channel. jesus christ

  • DK0018 Games
    DK0018 Games 10 days ago

    Great documentary. He is definitely an artist.

  • mari S
    mari S 10 days ago

    omg Martina can I recommend you my favorite restaurants you might also love?!?! (cus I'd love to see the videos you're gonna make)

  • Giotto Vongola
    Giotto Vongola 10 days ago

    i once in a lifetime went to a good sushi restaurant
    Was it worth probably not the money but definitley if you have the bucks a nice experience but i Especially looked for one where i could eat with my hands wanted to keep it real

  • Dylan Otto
    Dylan Otto 10 days ago


  • VIBuddy #Parallel #0801

    one of my least favourite things is when a bunch of crybabies with nothing better to do, find their way into the comment section of a high-quality video from hard working people. and then they proceed to complain about NOTHING useful whatsoever.
    Saito himself says VERY CLEARLY in this video that he wants people to describe his work with more than just "delicious". so simon and martina show their utmost appreciation for it, in a small part of an almost 20 minute video, and people just whiiiine...

    anyway, simon, martina, this video was honestly excellent, your reactions actually made me feel like i knew exactly what that experience was like. and im not a huge seafood person but it made me want to be there. let alone that the camerawork, sound design, editing, and the respect you showed saito was all highly commendable. very nicely done :)

  • Kevin Start
    Kevin Start 10 days ago


    • Simon and Martina
      Simon and Martina 10 days ago

      +Kevin Start you're not the only one. I'm surprised too.

  • SisnBroGamers
    SisnBroGamers 10 days ago

    This city is way different from the anime world

  • Eli Apple
    Eli Apple 11 days ago

    i think. they are all a tad crazy

  • Eli Apple
    Eli Apple 11 days ago

    i will just take a good slice of pizza

  • renodeen 1
    renodeen 1 11 days ago

    I seriously thought this was a trailer for a sushi movie. Lol

  • Burro De Asada
    Burro De Asada 11 days ago

    Didn't this guy play for the Los Angeles Dodgers?

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