Young Italian Fan Pens Love Letters to Hachi

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An Italian girl’s devotion has become part of Japan’s long adoration of its most famous and loyal dog. Ten-year-old Stephanie watched “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale,” and began writing a series of notebooks about Hachiko’s true story. Stephanie, now 15 and a...

April 7, 2015/7 Comments

Champion Racehorse Named After Hachiko Claims Another Race in India

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  A horse with Hachiko’s name ​claimed yet another race in India! Hachi’s story has not only reached all of us humans, but has even gone on to touch the life of a champion reacehorse, too. One year ago, to the day, Hachiko the horse won...

March 15, 2013/No comment

Japan earthquake and tsunami anniversary: the man left behind in Fukushima

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The untold human suffering and property damage left in the wake of the Fukushima disaster in Japan has been well-documented, but there’s another population that suffered greatly that few have discussed – the animals left behind in the radioactive...

March 6, 2012/1 comment

Katherine Heigl Inspired by “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale”

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Katherine Heigl is making headlines and no, it’s not for her upcoming movie “One for the Money,” but for her initiative to save homeless canines inspired by Hachiko’s loyalty. The actress recently blogged for iVillage’s CelebVillage series voicing...

January 24, 2012/No comment
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