Nishiki-koi in Japan is popular not only in Japan but also overseas. Its beauty is called "swimming jewels" or "swimming works of art".
Demand for Japanese Nishiki-koi is 3 to 7 for domestic and overseas exports, and the pace of increase overseas demand is much higher than domestic one, so this ratio is expected to increase further.
It is said that the reason why Japanese Nishiki-koi is attracting attention overseas is that when overseas Japanese culture lovers built a Japanese garden at home, they started to keep Nishiki-koi in the pond. In addition, keeping Japanese Nishiki-koi is regarded as one of the "symbols of affluence", and the demand is increasing among the wealthy people in countries with rich economic conditions.