Will Smith makes sushi with Japanese YouTuber Bilingirl Chika
soranews24.com -- Nov 07
Hollywood actor Will Smith was in Japan recently to promote his new movie Gemini Man, and in between walking the red carpet for the Tokyo premiere and spending some time at TeamLab Borderless, the 50-year-old actor took some time out to make sushi with Japanese YouTuber Bilingirl Chika.

Fluent in both English and Japanese, Chika is one of the country’s most popular YouTubers, and though she’s interviewed some of Hollywood’s most famous actors in the past, meeting Smith was a big deal that had her feeling nervous before filming, especially when he arrived with an entourage of more than a dozen people.

The nerves didn’t show on-screen, though, as she met up with Smith to chat about his new film while showing him how to make a home-style rolled sushi known as “makizushi”.

In the video, Smith says that although he’s been to Japan and eaten sushi many times before, this would be his first time making sushi and seeing it in its “unprepared state”. For this home-style version, Chika presents him with a plate of ingredients that include: beef, avocado, cream cheese, egg, cucumber, salmon, okra, and natto.

After following Chika’s instructions on where to put the rice on his nori seaweed sheet, Smith adds some ingredients, going straight for the natto. He asks Chika what it is, and she explains that it’s fermented soybeans, which Smith seems keen for, but when he sees the sticky strands coming off it, he makes the face that many natto newbies make, and says this sushi will be for her instead.

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