My Tokyo Guide
See something interesting? Click on the heart button in the article to add a page from this site to My Favorites.
Main content starts here.
Updated: April 2, 2018
You may have heard of koi carp beauty contests, but did you know goldfish are also highly prized in Japan? Goldfish Exhibition in Shibamata, a neighborhood in eastern Tokyo, is one of the few places you can find that executes large-scale commercial goldfish breeding in the city. Carrying up to 1,000 goldfish of an impressive 24 species (though there are around 300 in the world), including the so-called Edo Akane and Edo Nishiki varieties. If you are looking for a companion for the aquarium at home, however, you will have to look elsewhere: none of these pure-bred fish are for sale.
HOME > Goldfish Exhibition