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Kingyo | A Book Review

Kingyo | A Book Review

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pue3CLj9Oo  Pros This book has beautifully photographed and composed images of goldfish and goldfish artifacts from Japan. The short story contained in this book, called “A Riot of Goldfish” is fascinating and well-written.  A joy to read! Cons It’s not meant to be a practical book about goldfish care, it’s meant as more of…
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Yujin Goldfish Gashapon Unboxing + GIVEAWAY!

Yujin Goldfish Gashapon Unboxing + GIVEAWAY!

 Video Link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SA-Nr3fmaD4 This week I ordered a full set of Yujin goldfish gashapons from Ebay and I made an unboxing video so you could all join in the excitement!  I also have a subscriber GIVEAWAY for you guys this week!  I am giving away the panda telescope, the white bubble eye, the single tail telescope,…
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Yujin Goldfish Gashapon Collection

Yujin Goldfish Gashapon Collection

Several months ago I discovered these goldfish gashapons and began collecting them!  Gashapons are Japanese capsule toys dispensed from coin operated machines similar to the ones seen at grocery stores in the United States.  The Japanese versions dispense higher quality toys that cost more and are often considered collector’s items.  The word gashapon is a…
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Day 13 of Quarantine

Day 13 of Quarantine

Quarantine for the butterflies has been uneventful (that’s always a good thing!).  I’ve started feeding them Repashy Spawn and Grow and I think they prefer the taste of this over the Soilent Green.  I like to toss in a big cube and watch them tear pieces off like tiny little sharks!  Okay, so the cube…
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Goldfish Art – Kenshiro Iwata

Goldfish Art – Kenshiro Iwata

I’m always on the lookout for unique and interesting goldfish art, and I recently stumbled across an awesome artist!  His portfolio website is all in Japanese, and I don’t know the first thing about the language, but here’s what I could glean from it by using Google Translator.  Kenshiro Iwata was born in the town…
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Goldfish Salvation

Goldfish Salvation

Vimeo: Goldfish Salvation The ICN has a new art show called “Goldfish Salvation” featuring work from artist Riusuke Fukahori.  You really must watch the video linked to above, it’s amazing to see the way he makes these!  Below are some still images. Here’s an article about the artist and the exhibit:Goldfish Salvation Show