The Adventures of Little Carp is a Chinese cartoon based on the folklore of the carp that became a dragon. Young carp Bubbles lives in Carp Lake with his grandmother, who tells him about the legendary ruler, the Dragon. Evil Snake pretends to be the Dragon and goes with Bubbles to the lake, but Bubbles' grandmother thinks he is an impostor. After being exposed, Evil Snake turns her into a bubble. Bubbles then goes to find the real Dragon to revive her and the five dragon scales to defeat Evil Snake.