Tag - goldfish



Japan Times
Jul 1, 2021
‘The Goldfish: Dreaming of the Sea’: A coming-of-age tale told with talent and lyricism
Miyu Ogawa displays gravity and vulnerability in Sara Ogawa's first theatrical feature, which centers on a teenager who lives in a group home and coaxes a new arrival out of her shell.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 14, 2021
Artist wins copyright claim over goldfish-filled phone booth
In its defense, a merchant's association which erected a similar work in Nara Prefecture claimed that putting goldfish into a phone booth is 'nothing but an idea.'
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art / Kateigaho International Japan Edition,Kateigaho International Japan Edition
Aug 3, 2019
Riusuke Fukahori: Seeing oneself on the other side of the water's surface
Though Riusuke Fukahori is now so famous that his name is almost synonymous with goldfish both in Japan and overseas, he didn't always have the urge to paint the domesticated fish.
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LIFE / Lifestyle / Kateigaho International Japan Edition
Jul 27, 2019
Ryo: Summer memories of kingyo-sukui goldfish scooping
Goldfish began as a rare luxury, but had become popular pets by the mid-Edo Period (1603-1868).
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 11, 2019
Japanese artist's plagiarism claim over goldfish-filled phone booth rejected by Nara court
A court has rejected a plagiarism claim by an artist who argued a merchants' association in Nara Prefecture had copied one of his artworks featuring a telephone booth filled with water and dozens of goldfish.
Japan Times
Apr 4, 2018
Goldfish-filled phone booth to be removed from Nara shopping street after accusations of plagiarism
An art installation featuring a telephone booth filled with water and dozens of goldfish will be removed from a spot in front of a coffee shop in Nara Prefecture after the work was said to be plagiarized, the local body managing the property said Wednesday.
Japan Times
Oct 11, 2016
Japanese goldfish experts explore use of bubble eyes in medicine
Known as a center of the goldfish industry, the city of Yatomi, Aichi Prefecture, is exploring a medical spinoff from the bubble eye goldfish.
Japan Times
Jun 23, 2016
Enthusiast teaches Japanese art of goldfish scooping
A common sight at summer festivals is people crouched over pools trying in vain to catch goldfish with a paper scoop.
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Events / Events In Tokyo
Jul 29, 2014
'Eco Edo' art aquarium is a different kettle of fish
Japan loves goldfish, especially in the summer, during which festival goldfish-scooping games are always popular and yukata (light summer kimono) and hand-held fans often sport goldfish patterns. The delicate sound of the furin wind chimes and images of fish swimming in clear water evoke a relieving...
Japan Times
Jul 17, 2013
Nagoya hosts rare goldfish in first-of-its-kind display
Three distinctive Japanese goldfish species, "jikin," "izumo-nankin" and "tosakin," were put on display at a special exhibition in Nagoya on Wednesday — the first time the three have been shown together, organizers said.


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