Koi Kichi 2 is much more than a book about koi. It’s a lifetime’s chronicle. This detailed journey to understanding is born out of one man’s pursuit of a dream, and of his simple love of the art that is Nishikigoi.
Koi 2 Kichi is a genuine gift of unique knowledge from one Koi enthusiast to every other. This work breathes life into the most beguiling of subjects, its simple complexity captures the very essence of Nishikigoi. The pages beautifully and sensitively reflect the nature of the people they chronicle, and like them Koi 2 Kichi will endure, captivate and inspire Koi generations to come. Including DVD
Book One – ‘The Path to Understanding’ or ‘From Mistake to Mystique’, 312 pages.
This book covers everything Nishikigoi from their humble beginnings to the incredible tategoi produced today. It also covers every aspect that surrounds the overall hobby of keeping Koi which ranges from pond and filter design/construction, landscaping, water management, parasitic/bacterial problems and remedies, vital accessories, Koi shows and tategoi.
Book Two – ‘The Path to Yamakoshi’ or ‘The Highways and the Byways’, 259 pages inclusive of the fold-out area map of Yamakoshi and the DVD.
This book covers the Nishikigoi producers of Niigata in fine detail and also gives four separate tours throughout Yamakoshi which are fully complimented by the totally unique fold-out area map, the equally unique village maps and the excellent, professional DVD covering, in fine detail, all the same four tours.