I have visited the Yamakoshi Mountains with Tim a number of times and each time has been excellent. Seeing Koi of this quality is something I have always wanted to do and getting the chance to do so has made the hobby so much better, it helps more when you can go to the places […]

Roy Pillay – South Africa

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2 weeks till the All Japan Koi Show 2018

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Well the time is drawing closer and closer… Usually a relatively quiet trip is turning out (Like the others) to be a bit of a monster. We have already turned 3 people down for the 2018 trip, so if you do want information for the 2019 trip then PLEASE get in touch. I just need […]

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All Japan Koi Show from 2002.

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Well the next trip is almost upon us, I think less than 3 weeks to the main event. Just a few pictures of the Show over the last 16 years of visiting the All Japan Koi Show in Tokyo. Some great times have been had at the best Koi event in the World.

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Why I like the All Japan Koi trip

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

I visited the All Japan first back in 2002. It was something I had never done before because a week in Japan in February was really just a pure luxury for a dealer. No business was done, it was more just to show your face and say hello to breeders. The Internet was not massive […]

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The Video’s

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Just a quick re-cap of the video we took from the October 2017 trip. Mostly footage of Vlogs that Tim did and some of the drone footage taken from the Harvests and the breeders. Enjoy More to come from the up and coming All Japan Koi Show trip in February.

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Koitrips – Re-cap, and a Happy New Year!

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

We have not posted for a little while because the site is being moved over to our new dedicated server, we had quite a few issues with it previously because it was on a ‘cheap’ server which caused us hassle. Hopefully that will not happen anymore. It is amazing when I first put the site […]

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All Japan Koi Show – February 2018

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Well, as one trip closes, another one is in the planning stage. The All Japan Koi Show in Tokyo is the best Koi Show on the planet. You will see the VERY best Koi being exhibited. Sometimes you can see up to 3000 Koi from 12cm all the way up to 100cm and bigger, in […]

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Autumn 2017 Koi buying trip to Japan.

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

As soon as they come round, they seem to end just as fast! Another amazing Koi buying trip to Japan. We will post more on the individual Koi and experiences from the trip in more detail in the coming weeks. As mentioned previously we have had clients with us this trip who have been with […]

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Japan October 2017.

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

We have done a couple of Video blogs while we have been in Japan. The first is like a day with us in Japan where you see what we do and some of the breeders we see. The second is a full start to finish Harvest of Shintaro Koi Farms Nisai ponds. Some superb Koi […]

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Thats it, we are on our way to Japan!

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Well we are finally on our way to Japan. When you read this we will be flying out of Manchester Airport to Narita Airport in Tokyo. Narita express to Tokyo Station, Shinkansen to Nagaoka, 2 minutes to Hotel, check in, collect car, head to mountains… SEE KOI! We will be posting every day, more than […]

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What to take to Japan?

By Tim Waddington,
Filed in Japan

Niigata where we stay at this time of year is usually pretty warm. We always advise people to take a T-shirt for the day and maybe a jacket in the evenings. Last year at the Shintaro Number one Harvest we could have done with shorts it was that hot. We do get a bit of […]

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