Auction Success…..

Auction Koi

Auction success…….! Just because we are back from our buying trip to Japan does not mean for one minute our buying is over…..we are still feverishly looking at what’s available through the online auctions,and success was had at the last Ogata Auction we managed to purchase the above superb very high quality Jumbo Tosai along […]

Saturday 11th February 2023 Heading Back To Tokyo

Well all good things come to an end…today we make a start on our journey home so got to catch the Shinkansen from Kurume to Shin-Osaka them from Shin-Osaka To Shinagawa in Tokyo and the Narita express to Narita where we will stay the night before flying home Sunday,

Friday 10th February 2023 Day 5 Okawa Koi Farm

Today we will head back to Okawa Koi farm today to maybe select a few more Koi that we have been asked to look for by customers check over  a couple of Azukari Koi we have there,also discuss further possible purchases once his final Tategoi selections have been made,then whilst there also discuss a few […]

Thursday 9th February 2023 Day 4 Ueno Koi Farm

Today we will visit Ueno Koi Farm to hopefully select some really nice Tosai Showa as well as look at 2 Azukari Koi we have there,its always such an enjoyable day when we visit this farm and the hospitality shown to us by Ueno San is 2nd to none,we have now been going to this […]

Wednesday 8th Feb 2023 Day 3 Ogata Koi Farm

Another full day again selecting Tosai at Ogata Koi Farm,today was spent in the fish house which contains the very good quality Tosai there are 5 ponds in which you can choose to select from we ended up selecting from 2 and were very happy with our selection,one of the ponds was one with many […]

Tuesday 7th Feb 2023 Day 2 Ogata Koi Farm

Japan day 2

Today we will be visiting Ogata Koi Farm where we hope to purchase many Tosai of many different varieties we will post more info later………… Very good day we selected 300 superb quality small baby Koi in many different varieties,these are slightly bigger than those selected in previous years but we felt out of the […]

Monday 6th Feb 2023 Day 1 Okawa Koi Farm

After finally getting to our beds after more hrs on the go than i can remember i managed to get at least a few hrs sleep…..Day 1 beckons which will be a visit to Okawa Koi Farm……..More to follow later on any new purchases made….. Today was a very good day with so many really […]

Sunday 5th Feb 2023 Arrived And On Route Down South

Well finally we are heading down south firstly on the Narita express to Shingawa then the Hikari  Shinkansen to Shin Osaka then from there onto the Sakura Bullet train to Kurume where we will be based for the duration on our stay, its been an eventful trip so far all was going well until Neil […]

Last Orders Before We Leave For Japan….

Spring Trip

Please Note: As we are heading off to Japan this Saturday don’t forget to place any orders you may have this week as our last day to ship anything out before we leave will be this Friday 3rd Feb 2023, You can of course continue to place orders whilst we are away and these will […]

Japan Spring Tosai Buying Trip Feb 2023

Japan Trip

Japan Is Calling……! Well it’s been a long 3yrs since we were last in Japan, in fact we were actually in Japan at the AJKS in January 2020 just as this virus was kicking off world wide,who ever thought what we were all going to have to endure over the preceding 3yrs……!well hopefully that’s now […]