The Japanese Wagyu cows are began in Kobe, Hyogo Japan. Kobe is the origination of the most legendary and delightful Japanese Wagyu beef. The price of this legandary and the most delicious meat starts from well over $150 per pound. What is special about this meat, that makes it so pricey? This is the first question that comes into people's mind. Yes, it is very true that we all have the same question to answer. The reality is over $150 per pound is a very cheap price for real authentic Japanese Kobe Beef. There are several factors that make this meat very pricey.