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Go for a different style
Japanese food has a very wide range styles and tastes. For many people who have not yet sampled Japanese food, it is recommended to start out with something more accessible to international tastes like a Teriyaki or a Yakitori.
Soon, you will work your way towards Sushi. Also, make sure that the person preparing the food is qualified.