For the past few years, Hidetomo Kimura has been dazzling fish lovers with his high-concept aquatic displays. Called "Art Aquarium," they are probably like nothing you've ever seen.

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As Time Out Tokyo notes, Kimura, a self-styled "art aquarium producer," creates kaleidoscopes as he references traditional Japanese motifs and culture. In the video below, you can get a quick explainer of some of his creations:

And here are some photos, courtesy photographer Koji Shimamura at Fashion Press, and Art Aquarium's Facebook page:

This year's Art Aquarium, with its 5,000 goldfish, will be on display in Tokyo's Nihonbashi until September 23.

約5000匹の金魚が泳ぐ水中アート「アートアクアリウム2014」開催 [Fashion Press]

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Photos: Fashion Press/Facebook/GIF

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