The word budo means grape this refers to the pattern as well as the colour. This is a white koi fish with red (hi) pattern like a Kohaku. The black (sumi) on the Hi pattern gives it a purple appearance.


Goshiki means five colours, that mean that goshiki is koi fish wtih five colour they are red, white, blue, black and purple. There are many different styles of Goshiki, which can make it a difficult koi fish to identify.


This is a black koi fish with white along the shoulder and dorsal area, along the sides above the lateral line is blask too. The head of kumonryu must be white. The pattern of kumonryu may not be stable.