The Akita Inu dog is the main character in the film Hachiko Story. Good, everyone knows, at least, the American remake of a popular Japanese film, with Richard Gere in the title role. However, not everyone knows that this is the saddest story in the world is actually real.
Indeed, there was a representative of the Akita Inu breed, named Hachiko Hatiko. He had a master — a professor and scholar, Hidesaburo Ueno, whom the dog accompanied every morning to the station, and in the evening came again to meet the master from work. Continue reading