The International Nishikigoi Specialists Magazine from Japan
The magazine RINKO, first published in May,1975, is the first Nishikigoi journal in the world. We offer various fields of information concerning Nishikigoi. RINKO is a networking site created for Nishikigoi fanciers. Almost all of the important articles from the Japanese edition of RINKO magazine are covered in digest form.

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Contetns of RINKO 2014

RINKO620 #620(2014/12/15)
Okayama Momotaro-koi's 1st Dealers Auction of the Season / Sale and Auction at Sakai Fish Farm / Dainichi's 1st auction in this season -- This marks in-season of auction in Niigata / Miyuki Miyoshi Travels in Saudi Arabia -- City by the sea, Jeddah (Last volume) / The 9th Yomogihira Young Koi Show -- Marusho Yorien-bred Taisho Sanshoku wins / The 61st Nagaoka Nishikigoi Show -- Nogami Kohaku wins two straight victories / My Proud Koi / Tokai Fest, Fall 2014 Autumn

RINKO619 #619(2014/12/01)
The 54th Niigata Nogyosai Koi Show -- Nogami Kohaku wins the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Prize / Emptying the mud pond of Marudo Koi Farm -- Promising 4, 5 and 6-year-old koi scooped out one after another / The 34th Uonuma City Nishikigoi Show -- Shinji Murata achieves three wins in a row / The 6th Odakan Koi Exhibition -- Nationwide brand-name koi entertain visitors to their heart's content / Yokohama Cup Koi Show 2014 & Nishikigoi Seminar -- An annual koi show full of events!

RINKO618 #618(2014/11/15)
'My Rule' to Enjoy the Koi -- An Interview with members of the Fukuoka Yumebunkai society / Miyuki Miyoshi Travels in Saudi Arabia (First Part) -- The capital of the country, Riyadh / My Proud Koi / The 4th Wakagokai Young Koi Show / The 5th Shikokuchuo Rikokai Koi Show

RINKO617 #617(2014/11/01)
Chuetsu earthquake disaster 10th anniversary of the reconstruction of Chuetsu earthquake -- The 7th Nagaoka-Ojiya Joint Nishikigoi Show / Narita's 2014 Thank-you Party / The 35th BKKS National Koi Show -- photos by Alexander Sanchez and Ricky Stoddart text by Steve Gibbins / What one likes, one will do well. -- Affection towards koi helps extend knowledge of koi / The 10th Toyama Young Koi Show

RINKO616 #616(2014/10/15)
A range of Ueno Showa, from dignified to refreshing -- Ueno Fish Farm / Appreciation of Kohaku's pattern (1) -- Nothing is more desirable than Maruten Sandan / My Proud Koi / The 28th Hong Koung Koi Show

RINKO615 #615(2014/10/01)
A busy man snatches some moments of leisure when he can Tadashi Nakanishi ~I feel the most blessed when I am viewing my koi -- (Hiroshima Prefecture) / Natsu Okage (Summer Thanks) Sale -- Narita Koi Farms Japan / Flash News of Spawning (part 3) / Zennihon Airikai Ehime Toyo the 11th Young Koi Show / ZNA Yamaguchi Nagato the 31st Young Koi Show / ZNA Yamaguchi Suo the 40th Young Koi Show

RINKO614 #614(2014/09/15)
A Visit to Dealers -- Sakura Nishikigoi of Shizuoka / Useful advice on selecting young koi by Kazuki Yamamoto, managing director of Narita Koi Farms Japan / The Koizumi Cup Koi Show -- Isa Showa, entered by Mr. Tsubura Mogi, wins! / My Proud Koi / The 11th Spring Nishikigoi Festival / ZNA Yamaguchi the 45th Koi Show / The 6th Kyurinkai Minamikyushu District Young Koi Show

RINKO613 #613(2014/09/01)
Okawa Nishikigoi Center -- Solidarity among family members grows Okawa's koi favorably / Oishi Fish Farm -- "We've got great pleasure from "Yari-no-Kohaku" which we had almost given up on spawning this year!" / Rikohen -- "I always try to recall the words of the late Mr. Mano" / Watanabe Fish Farm -- "Inscrutable are the ways of Heaven," yet we become all the more eager to do a task with more challenge / Flash News of Spawning -- part 2 / The 15th Ooedo Koi Show / Kumamoto Nishikigoi Breeders Assoc. the 40th Koi Show / The 21st Nishikigoi Shinyukai Koi Show

RINKO612 #612(2014/08/15)
A Visit to Koi Fanciers -- An interview with Koichi Ikezaki of Toyama Prefecture -- Ways of enjoying koi for future generations / Beauty of Japan -- Nishikigoi in Japanese scenery -- Sakuraya-Yama-no-ie "Shizukawa" / The 2nd Koikichi Club Young Koi Show -- Mr. Tsutomu Arai's "Masai Sanke" wins the title / My Proud Koi / The 8th Hiroshima Young Koi Show / Kyurinkai Fukuoka Chikuhobunkai the 6th Koi Show

RINKO611 #611(2014/08/01)
Oya Koi Farm (Niigata) -- Koi farmers and koi interweave with each other to create a story of life / Flash News of Spawning / The 22nd Kyushu District Koi Show / The 11th Kumamoto Higorinkai Young Koi Show / The 2nd International Junior Koi Show -- Best Koi Gallery

RINKO610 #610(2014/07/15)
Groping for charms of Nishikigoi from a different point of view -- Yasuhiko Asada (Osaka) / A Bridge between People and Koi -- Nishikigoi-no-sato / "Dream Koi" -- The 31st All Japan Young Koi Show / Koi and Pond -- Shinchi Garden in Yasukuni Shrine / My Proud Koi / Nishikigoi Shuminokai the 9th Koi Show / ZNA Nagasaki the 32nd Koi Show / Oita Hokubu Nishikigoi Aikokai Godo the 5th Koi Show

RINKO609 #609(2014/07/01)
The 2nd International Junior Koi Show / Token of Appreciation -- Thirty Nishikigoi sent to Suginami-ku,Tokyo from Ojiya City / Narita Koi Farm's condensed event -- The finest Tosai of Sakai, Okawa, Ueno and Matsue assemble at Narita Koi Farms! / Spring Sale! -- by "Echigo Nine Breeders"

RINKO608 #608(2014/06/15)
The 31st All Japan Young Koi Show (Part II) / The 24th Nagano Young Koi Show / My Proud Koi / Sticking to raising ideal koi -- Taiyo Group Fishland / Activating agent for nursery ponds -- The Power of 'Marine X' -- The outcome seen at breeding spots in Ueno Fish Farm / Visit to Koi Aficionados -- "I never dreamed of going crazy about koi!" -- Mr. Mitsuo Kuramochi

RINKO607 #607(2014/06/01)
The 2nd International Junior Koi Show -- Mr. Hendrawan Sudarpo's Migita Sanke wins / Momotaro-Koi -- The 5th Koi Auction for Traders & Victory Celebration / The 6th Dainichi Auction -- Bidders get excited at choice Tosai and Nisai koi / The 11th Odakan Cup Show & Display and Sale -- Michael Yip wins the cup with his Maruyama Kohaku / The 31st All Japan Young Koi Show (Part I) / 2014 Oedo Nishikigoi Festival -- Hideo Suzuki's Hirasawa Kohaku wins!

RINKO606 #606(2014/05/15)
The 8th Hiroshima Young Koi Show -- Tadashi Nakanishi wins with his Sakai Sanke / Omosako Koi Farm holds its first display and sale -- "Festival of Sumi" / About Hikarimono for beginners -- HIKARIMONO -- Profiles of new diversified stars / My Proud Koi / The 48th Fukui Koi Show / The 9th Kyurinkai Kumamoto Koi Show / The 8th Kyurinkai Fukuoka Koi Show

RINKO605 #605(2014/05/01)
The 31st All Japan Young Koi Show -- Mr. Zhi Cheng Pan's Sakai Kohaku win's the title / The 14th Niigata Nishikigoi Auction / The 22nd Kyushu District Koi Show -- Kohaku owned by Kiyoshi Maekawa wins / The 41st Kanto Koshin District Koi Show / 2014 Nishikigoi of The World The 45th All Japan Koi Show -- Yume Koi Ten

RINKO604 #604(2014/04/15)
Small-sized koi can still guide you to the profound way of koi -- Oishi Fish Farm in Hiroshima / Niigata a special and precious place to me -- German Koi Dealer -- Mr. Jurgen Wazian of Koinet / A vist to the pond -- At Yoshinobu Minagawa's garden in Fukuoka Prefecture / My Proud Koi / The 10th Kumamoto Higorinkai Koi Show / The 32nd Nishikigoi Fair

RINKO603 #603(2014/04/01)
The 45th All Japan Koi Show / Okayama Momotaro-Koi -- Auction for koi dealers

RINKO602 #602(2014/03/15)
Maruchiku Koi Farm's new indoor pond / An Interview with Kenji Hijikata -- The arrival of a long-wait breeding pond swells my hopes / My Proud Koi / The 8th Kyurinkai Kyushu District Koi Show / Kansai District Koi Show 2013

RINKO601 #601(2014/03/01)
The 45th All Japan Koi Show -- Mr. Joseph Wongfs Momotaro Showa wins the championship / Koi dealer as a happiness deliveryman -- O-mo-te-na-shi, selfless hospitality in the style of Yasuharu Otani / The 14th Hokuriku District Koi Show / The 10th Kyurinkai Oita Koi Show

RINKO600 #600(2014/02/15)
The 38th Tokai District Koi Show / Dainichi OB-Kai 2013 -- Breeding duo of Mr. Nuttawut and Dainichi Koi Farm wins the 3rd WDC / Toyohiro Hayashifs Ask-Any-Question Room of, by, and for Nishikigoi lovers / My Proud Koi / The 33rd Uonuma City Koi Show / The 47th JA Echigo Ojiya Koi Show

RINKO599 #599(2014/02/01)
The 49th ZNA International Koi Show / Yumeten Exhibition / The 41st Kanto Koshinetsu District Koi Show -- Takao Morijiri's Sakai Sanke wins / The 5th Super Breeders' Auction in Narita Koi Farms / Kansai District Koi Show 2013 -- Hidenori Nakamoto's "Momotaro Sanke" wins / The 60th Nagaoka City Koi Show

RINKO598 #598(2014/01/15)
The 50th Hiroshima Nishikigoi Show -- Sakai Fish Farm wins the grand championship with an offspring of "Dynamite Ochiba" / The 38th Tokai District Koi Show -- Ms. Tomoko Nakamori's "Murata Kohaku" wins the grand championship / The 14th Hokuriku District Koi Show -- Takeo Inamura's "Kachi Sanke" wins the grand championship/ So many men so many ponds -- Making a profound study in his hobbies, while enjoying appraisals of his koi and breeding skills at koi shows / The 6th Ganriki Contest at Marumi Koi Farm -- An all-participating-type event enjoying "transformation" / My Proud Koi / The 5th competition to design water tank ornaments

RINKO597 #597(2014/01/01)
The 44th All Japan Rinyukai Nishikigoi Show -- Dainichi-bred Kohaku, entered by Pan Zhi Cheng, wins / The 49th ZNA International Koi Show -- Yukio Omachi's Dainichi Kohaku wins laurels / Ogata Koi Farm's 2nd Treasured Koi Auction -- Great variety of koi attracts bidders / The 8th Kyurinkai Kyushu District Koi Show -- Takeyuku Mori wins the championship in two consecutive seasons / "Take a look from the side" column

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