commentary: 火鉢セット (hibachi set)

Hiroi Michiaki: And this, this is a hibachi set. In the set there’s a kettle. And I think there’s charcoal in here. Charcoal.

Mrs. Hiroi: Yeah. There’s charcoal in it.

Hiroi: And here there’s a tea cup. What is this? I think it’s a pitcher.

Mrs. Hiroi: Yeah.

Hiroi: If there’s no more water, you put it in from here. And in the old days, green tea was like a luxury, and you would usually only drink hot water. You would only drink green tea on special occasions.


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