Various Japanese fish counters You see many sea animals everywhere in Japan. They can be encountered at supermarkets, fish markets, travel advertisements, and TV shows. As you know, Japanese people love eating sea animals like fish, octopus, and squid because sea animals have been essential food for Japanese people since the old era. Japanese has so many ways to count fish that Japanese people sometimes make mistakes on which counter to use. We will introduce eight ways to count fish in this article. The first fish counter you should remember is 匹 (hiki). A basic Japanese counter for fish “匹 ...