Outrage from TV viewers has resulted in angry letters being sent to Japan’s Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization, with regard to a show where celebrities leisurely indulged in food far too expensive for any normal person.
The food item in question was abalone, a large edible sea snail, worth a ridiculous ¥90,000 (~$1,000) a piece.
In Japan food and cooking shows comprise a very large percentage of television programming, and ones depicting celebrities enjoying expensive dishes are no less commonplace. It is for this reason the outburst is rather inexplicable in its reasoning…
Via Itai News.
Will we be seeing complaints about too many expensive cars on TV next?