Hachiko Statue, Shibuya, Tokyo. This is a statue of a dog who always waited for his master to come home on the afternoon train. One day, his master didn't come home. Still, the dog waited at the same time every day for years, until he died. I read a book about this and it's such a sweet story of devotion.

Hachikō statue (ハチ公) located in Shibuya, Tokyo. This is a statue of a dog who waited for his master to come home on the afternoon train. Still, the dog waited at the same time every day for years, until he died.

Shibuya Train Station in Japan - Statue of Hachi an Akita who went to the train station every day for 10 years after his owner died.

Hachiko - Shibuya Station JR Yamanote Line, Special Hachiko Exit Japan

Tokyo - Shibuya: Shibuya Station - Hachikō - read the story

Tokyo - Shibuya: Shibuya Station - Hachikō - read the story From the movie Hachi!

Hachiko statue at Shibuya, Tokyo: The love of a dog loyal even after death. Waited for his master at the train station until his death 11 years later. He would walk his master to the station and meet him when he came home.

Hachiko Statue, Shibuya, Tokyo "Hachikō was an Akita dog born in the city of Odate, Akita Prefecture remembered for his loyalty to his master.

Hachiko,  Shibuya station. This is the dog that the movie, "Hachi", was based upon. A true story of love & devotion.

Hachiko spent every day for 10 years after his master’s death waiting for his return in the usual place, until March 1935 when he was found dead on a street in Shibuya & was mourned by the whole village.

Hachiko!  Shibuya Station, Tokyo

Hachiko, Statue of famously loyal dog near Shibuya Train Station, Shibuya, Tokyo

A Moment of Silence: Hachiko died on March 8, 1935.

A Moment of Silence: Hachiko died on March 8, 1935.

新しい忠犬ハチ公像の除幕式=1948年 the 1948 inauguration ceremony of Hachiko, Shibuya sta.

新しい忠犬ハチ公像の除幕式=1948年 the 1948 inauguration ceremony of Hachiko, Shibuya sta.

New Hachiko statue at the University of Tokyo honors Hachiko's owner, professor of agricultural engineering Hidesaburo Ueno.

The Infamous Hachiko ~ A new Hachiko statue had been erected at the University of Tokyo to honor this famous pup's owner, Professor of Agricultural Engineering, Hidesaburo Ueno.

Commemorate the Year of the Dog - pay tribute to the famous Hachiko at the Shibuya crossing in Tokyo. Wish you were there? Submit a recipe now!

Commemorate the Year of the Dog - pay tribute to the famous Hachiko at the Shibuya crossing in Tokyo. Wish you were there? Submit a recipe now!

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