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...
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
Hachiko and Ueno Dedication It’s in front of the Woonsocket train station – the same spot where Hachi waited in the film. I just had to see the new statue, and the station looks the same! Even the building (where the bookstore was located)...March 16, 2015/11 Comments
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Hachiko’s owner wasn’t just some man who adopted a helpless puppy from the freezing cold. Professor Hisaburo Ueno had many scholastic accomplishments that often go unnoticed due to Hachi’s incredible story. Hachi fans will be delighted...February 20, 2015/13 Comments
Looking for a way to bring this emotional story to life? This Hachikō book, “Pawprints in Japan” is perfect for remembering such a loyal, loving dog. It’s just what you need! “Pawprints In Japan” is an enthralling Hachiko...July 10, 2013/11 Comments
Our star and co-producer, Richard Gere, was my first choice from the beginning. The story of Hachikō is really about the deep spiritual connection between kindred spirits, and Richard’s strong beliefs and charitable works gave integrity and strength to...