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Hachi-ko (1987)
"Hachikô monogatari" (original title)

 |  Drama, Family  |  1 August 1987 (Japan)
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The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death

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Shujiro Ueno
Kaoru Yachigusa ...
Hidejiro Ueno
Toshinori Omi ...
Ogata
Toshirô Yanagiba ...
Moriyama
Mako Ishino ...
Masumi Harukawa ...
Okichi
Taiji Tonoyama ...
Hashimoto
Yoshi Katô ...
Kondo
Hisashi Igawa ...
Maekawa
Shigeru Izumiya ...
Yasui
Kei Yamamoto ...
Serizawa
Kumeko Urabe ...
Tabacco shop owner
Chôei Takahashi ...
Mase
Saburô Ishikura ...
Machida
Shirô Kishibe ...
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The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death

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The breed of Hachi the dog is called Akita, and it's a rare breed. At the times of Hachi, there were only 30 living Akita dogs in all of Japan. See more »

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Referenced in Nana: Strawberry Glass and Lotus Flower (2006) See more »

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Garasu no kanransha
Music by Tetsuji Hayashi
Words by Masao Urino
Arranged by Tetsuji Hayashi
Performed by Tetsuji Hayashi
Courtesy of Vap Inc.
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Great Movie
2 December 2010 | by (Iran) – See all my reviews

This film was great . I watched it several times and I cried. There is another version of this movie which is made in 2009 . and I cried a lot ... This film is based on a true story and it is sooooooooo emotional . I loved 2 versions of this movie . Both of them are great . I think in some aspects , the American version is better and in some aspects , the Japenese one... You can buy this movie and its subtitles in English are in the internet . Watch this movie and enjoy . When I watched this movie , I found out that some movies like Titanic are like a joke when they are compered to such a deep and emotional and truthful storied Like Hachico. The Hachico story is based on truth and the statue of Hachico is built in Tokyo .


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