Koi fish is considered as the symbol of aspiration and stepping forward in life based on a Japanese legend. According to this, once a Koi fish is able to climb the falls near the Dragon Gate of Yellow River, it will get transformed into a dragon. Koi fish is full of colors and life so it is also the symbol of liveliness in a person. As per most of the Japanese people, the Koi fish symbolizes the firmness of a person during the adverse and difficult situation. When a person gets the Koi fish inscribed as the tattoo on the body then it means the person can fight till the last during any type of situation in life. The koi fish is found in different fountains and ponds and it is one of the best and the most popular tattoo symbols in Japan. Slowly the popularity of the koi fish tattoo is increased in various other countries too. The koi fish symbolized beauty of a person also. This tattoo symbol depicts strength, determination, a person’s ability to overcome obstacles, a person’s struggle to achieve high goals. It means good luck also. The color and number of koi fish and the direction of their swimming has different representations.