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Meet the Director of the Cup Noodles Museum

Ramen Museum Technology Yokohama

At the Cup Noodles Museum, which opened in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture in September 2011, visitors can experience the "Creative Thinking" of Momofuku Ando, the inventor of instant ramen.

When Ando died in 2007, age 96, the New York Times published an editorial appreciation to Ando titled simply, "Mr. Noodle." Shigeo Suemura interviewed the new Museum's director, Yukitaka Tsutsui, for Highlighting Japan.

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