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Hiroshima Dreaming

Hiroshima Dreaming

Hiroshima Dreaming

Over the past few years the Koi breeders of Southern Japan have enjoyed a tremendous growth in popularity. Employing new techniques they have in many cases managed to match and even surpass the success achieved by those in Niigata. For the first time some of these farms are featured on the interesting DVD. Focusing primarily on Sakai Hiroshima the DVD also visits both Omosako and Narita Koi farms as well as featuring the Hiroshima Koi show and other interesting sights around the area. Sakai Fish Farm are the largest producers of Nishikigoi in the world and have won The All Japan Show 3 times in the last 6 years; an unrivalled achievement! We go behind the scenes at this incredible facility to show you the harvesting of their mudponds and the unique methods used on the farm

Run time: 60 minutes. PAL (Region 0) format. This DVD will play in all computer based DVD drives, and most home DVD players.

Price: $27.91

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Nishikigoi Existence The Yamakoshi Trilogy

Nishikigoi Existence The Yamakoshi Trilogy

Nishikigoi Existence The Yamakoshi Trilogy

3 hours of priceless Koi material on a single DVD - the single most comprehensive and concise visual interpretation of the phenomenon of Japanese Koi ever made. Nishikigoi Existence - The Yamakoshi Trilogy is a series of 3 programmes filmed on location in Niigata, Japan, over a period of 18 months and many trips. It follows the lives of some of the greatest masters of Koi ever, from in-depth interviews, through the fascination culling process, to the pinnacle of mud pond harvesting. This limited edition box set, available for the very first time on DVD, is a fascinating insight into the Japanese Koi industry, providing a unique behind-the-scenes view of what is, and always will be, the birthplace and home of Nishikigoi. Breathtakingly filmed and highly entertaining and informative, Nishikigoi Existence - The Yamakoshi Trilogy is something that will be treasured by Koi keepers from all over the world for many years to come. These three programmes received incredible critical acclaim upon their release and have gone on to become the definitive visual work on Japanese Koi it is, quite simply, something all serious Koi keepers should own.

Nishikigoi Existence - Part 1
The Japanese are an incredibly proud and honorable people, rarely allowing outsides to infiltrate their unique Nishikigoi culture. The importance of these programmes cannot easily be measured part 1 introduces the breeders of Yamakoshi to you, with unique one-to-one interviews where some truly incredible information is given. This beautifully photographed programme also introduces the stunning visual landscape, at a time when the area is deep in snow and when to farm the land seems almost impossible.

Nishikigoi Existence - Part 2
It is the culling and feeding operation that dominates part 2 of The Yamakoshi Trilogy, something never before shown in a professional presentation, as the breeders select from literally hundreds of thousands of fry Nishikigoi that in a few years time will be those of dreams. Shown in incredible close-up detail, the secrets that have remained inside Niigata are finally revealed as the breeders allow us into their operations, sharing the mysteries behind the culling of Koi. Nishikigoi

Existence - Part 3
The concluding part of the trilogy follows some of the most well-known names in Nishikigoi as they harvest their mud ponds of the Koi that have spent the summer growing. The pinnacle of the season for the breeders, it is incredible to see the unique way in which the Koi emerge from the muddy waters into the glorious Niigata sunshine. Visually spectacular, this programme also features the never before seen manuscripts of the very first Koi ever to be brought from Niigata for the Tokyo Exhibition of 1914. This footage alone is worth the price itself, simply to see a unique piece of history. This programme captures the spirit of Niigata like never before.

Producer: New Vision Videos, Run-time: 180 minutes. PAL (Region 0) format. This DVD will play in all computer based DVD drives, and most home DVD players .

Price: $48.19

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Springtime in Koi Land

Springtime in Koi Land

Spring Time in Koi Land

So much is made of the autumn harvest of koi, but we often forget that at many other times of the year the Japanese koi industry is just as busy. In this highly enjoyable and informative programme, we take an in-depth look at Niigata in the springtime, when the finest koi breeders in the world prepare for another busy season of producing koi. Parent koi, Japanese filtration systems, choosing yearlings, packing and shipping koi - all this and much, much more is covered here. Niigata is the undoubted home of koi and during this excellent programme you are transported to the very heart of the Japanese koi industry, to meet the men who breed the magnificent Nishikigoi we all adore.

Producer: New Vision Videos, Run-time: 50 minutes. PAL (Region 0) format. This DVD will play in all computer based DVD drives, and most home DVD players.

 Price: $27.91

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Niigata Secrets with Geoff Kemp

Niigata Secrets with Geoff Kemp

Niigata Secrets

 

Geoff Kemp first began keeping Koi in the early 1980’s and after a steep learning curve in those formative years went on to become one of the most prominent judges in the BKKS. Respected across the world for his undoubted knowledge and tireless enthusiasm, Geoff has now produced this new video - KOI SECRETS.

Throughout the course of the programme, Geoff draws on his many years of accumulated knowledge to share with the viewer some of the tricks of the trade, learned through his experience of selecting high grade Koi directly from . This highly informative video will teach you how to better appreciate the important factors which can make one Koi better than another.

Fundamentally important subjects such as SKIN QUALITY, BODY SHAPE & PATTERN POTENTIAL are covered in depth in an attempt to enable you to buy a better grade Koi for your money. Whether a relative newcomer to this absorbing hobby or a confirmed Koi nut, KOI SECRETS is a must have production for all those serious about learning more.

This DVD includes the free bonus program "Koi Secrets"

Producer: New Vision Videos, Run-time: 130 minutes. PAL (Region 0) format. This DVD will play in all computer based DVD drives, and most home DVD players.

Price: $33.16

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Nishikigoi The Move, The Niigata Journey

Nishikigoi The Move, The Niigata Journey

Nishikigoi The Movie:

The Niigata Journey

A totally unique, enthralling insider’s view of the very heart of Nishikigoi culture, the movie chronicles the Autumn Koi hunting adventures of the incomparable Peter Waddington.

Filmed exclusively in the hallowed Koi villages of Niigata, not only does The Niigata Journey get to the very essence of Koi, but it also captures many other fascinating aspects of the Japanese Koi culture including exclusive footage of the masters of Nishikigoi at work AND some quite breathtaking material of Koi harvests so fantastic that all who see it will be amazed.

In addition to incredible Koi sequences The Niigata Journey also includes some breathtaking film of this awe inspiring landscape. Possibly never again will a film such as this be made - it is a collector’s item and a movie for ALL Koi enthusiasts, with more than an hour and a half of unequalled, totally priceless, Koi material.

Producer: New Vision Videos, Run-time: 90 minutes. PAL (Region 0) format. This DVD will play in all computer based DVD drives, and most home DVD players.

Price: $40.16

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