Japanese RINKO (printed) 2023 January issue is now on sale

ZNA International, Niigata Nogyosai, Hiroshima Nogyosai, The 1st Sakai Cup, World Nishikigoi Summit… lots of autumn event reports

Front cover features Mr. Benedict Campos’s Amazing Sakai Kohaku, 3 years old and 90cm!

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RINKO was published in 1962 as the first Nishikigoi magazine in the world. Dr Takeo Kuroki organized Oita Airinkai (koi club) with 53 members. He wrote the most articles which were written on A5 size paper, printed in black and white and 28 pages long with his wife’s artwork on the front cover. When Dr Kuroki met our founder Shuji Fujita, they consulted on publishing his first book “Nishikigoi”. This created hundreds and thousands of “koi-kichi” (koi lovers/people crazy about koi). Their work together resulted in the success of RINKO Issue 15, the first cover printed in color. Since then their journey of introducing Nishikigoi culture to the world has blossomed.