Ponzu (ポン酢) is a citrus-based sauce commonly used in Japanese cuisine. The element pon arrived in the Japanese language from the English word punch. Su (酢) is Japanese for vinegar, and hence the name literally means vinegar punch.
Toshiyuki Nishida (西田 敏行 Nishida Toshiyuki, born 4 November 1947 in Koriyama, Fukushima) is a Japanese actor. In Japan, he is best known for his fishing comedy series, Tsuribaka Nisshi (“The Fishing Maniac’s Diary”), which currently spans 21 movies.
The skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, is a medium-sized perciform fish in the tuna family, Scombridae. It is otherwise known as the aku, arctic bonito, mushmouth, oceanic bonito, striped tuna, or victor fish. Skipjack tuna is used extensively in Japanese cuisine, where it is known as katsuo (鰹 or かつお). Besides being eaten seared (katsuo tataki, 鰹のタタキ) and raw in sushi (寿司 or すし) and sashimi (刺身 or さしみ), it is also smoked and dried to make katsuobushi(鰹節 or かつおぶし), the central ingredient in dashi (出汁 or だし) (a common Japanese fish stock).
Mizkan (ミツカン Mitsukan) is a Japanese company that produces vinegars (including seasoned rice vinegars, balsamic vinegars, and wine vinegars), mustards, salad dressings, authentic Asian sauces, nattō, and other food products.