Banderín de carpa
Carp streamers (koinobori banners) are flown on Children's Day in Japan, a national holiday. The holiday was originally a celebration of boys and is still sometimes referred to as "Boy's Day." Boys and girls are now celebrated on Children's day. A carp is a type of fish that typically swims and feeds at the bottom of a body of water. The largest carp (fish) streamer is meant to symbolize the father, the medium carp the mother, and any smaller carp the number of children in the household. A celebration held on May 5th for children and those that take care of children.
Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.
- This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
- In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.
Emoji General Information
|Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank)
|1152 of 2393
|Google Android Picture
|Google Hangouts Picture
|LG Emoji Picture
|Samsung Emoji Picture
|Phantom Open Emoji Picture
|Not created yet
|"Short Code" Name
|Children, Kids, Boys, Celebration, Happiness, Carp, Streamers, Japanese, Holiday, Flags
Japanese Carp Koinobori Windsocks
Unicode Category Information
|Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Usually made of cotton these are brightly colored wind socks that are usually flown on May 5th of each year, Japanese Boy's Day.
Proposed Unicode Information & Notes
|Names & Annotations
Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes
| #480 こいのぼり 「koinobori」 U+EAE7 SJIS-F3BB JIS-7A3D
| #313 #old406 こいのぼり 「koinobori」 U+E43B SJIS-FB7B
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