Did you know that the Pokémon Magikarp and Gyarados are based off of an ancient Chinese legend called the carp and the dragons gate or the koi and the dragons gate? In this well known fable, a carp goes on a journey up the yellow river, facing challenge after challenge in order to become a mighty dragon. This is my take on the inspired journey.
Click here to read about my own personal experience swimming up the river to my own Dragons Gate - http://kylethetarotguy.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-carp-and-dragons-gate.html
Note - I do not own Pokémon or any other Nintendo products, and this is used for informational purposes only.