Mr. Mamoru Kodama
After 5 years, he founded Miyoshiike, a speacilized dealer of Niigata Nishikigoi 40 years ago.
He has won grand champion at All Japan Nishikigoi Shows 5 times and is recognized as a top eye holder of Nishikigoi.
The famous Koi that he has dealt with are “Kohaku,” “Loran,” “Daiya no Kamen,” and many more. In 1990,
Mr. Kodama partnered with a company in Taiwan and he started teaching them the breeding of Koi.
In 1993, he launched a breeding farm in Okinawa until 2000.
At about the same time, he started to write articles on Niigata Koi breeders in the magazine “KOI USA”,
and still continues to do so. Japan Koi Online has introduced almost 60,000 Niigata Koi throughout the USA. This would not have been able to be done without the network he established with the breeders in Niigata for 40 years.
has 10 acres for Koi, which make for a much large scale of operation.
Sakai Koi farm is probably one of the most famous breeders in the world now. Koi from this farm are known to grow very big and many of them are awarded top prizes. Many times they have won including Grand champions at All Japan Nishikigoi Show.
Sakai Awards Koi