March 12, 2019

My Trip to Tokyo: Seeking Hachiko

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When I first spotted Hachiko's statue at Shibuya Station, it was love at first sight. Soon after being introduced to his story, I adopted a Shiba puppy and named him after the loyal dog. We were inseparable for sixteen years, all the...

“Richard and his furry friend are big in Japan”- USA Today

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This Richard Gere dog film based on a true story, Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, makes it big in Japan as the story of one loyal dog’s undying love lives on. USA Today by Cindy Clark, 9/25/10– In this Richard Gere dog film, he stars as Professor...

September 25, 2010/1 comment

Richard, Lasse talk about “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale”- New York Times

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Hachi: A Dog’s Tale star Richard Gere talks about his iconic role as Professor Parker Wilson in this dog film and how one dog’s monumental story impacted his life. This is no ordinary dog film. Hachiko’s true story reached from Japanese...

September 25, 2010/3 Comments

Skip City International D-Cinema Film Festival, Japan

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The Skip City Film Festival received a total of 810 feature and short submissions from a record high 85 countries, and featured movie entertainment from the cutting edge of digital technologies from around the world. Hachi is a household name in Japan, so...

August 1, 2010/1 comment

Japanese Ambassador Hosts Hachi

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Washington, D.C., Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Ichiro Fujisaki and his wife, Yoriko, hosted a screening of Hachi: A Dog’s Tale at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery along with the Japan Information and Culture Center in collaboration with the Japan...

December 16, 2009/No comment
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