A fisherman’s account of fishing in the Kuroshio Sea

A literal case of the early bird catching the worm, or rather fish in this case, Mr. Kazutaka Hamakawa departs for the black sea every morning aboard his boat, the Oseimaru, way before the crack of dawn. He leaves at 4:00 am, a time when the obsidian sea and sky seem to merge into one endless reality save for the glittering stars, which enables you to distinguish one part from the other.