Akita statue

I happened to find this nice metal statue and bought it, it’s of an Akita and made in Japan around 1950, there’s unfortunately no maker’s marks or anything on it. As the mold seams can be seen clearly, it’s a … Continue reading

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Hachi story, Japan

I recently bought a DVD of the new “Hachiko: A dog’s tale” movie, it’s a very moving must-see film and real life story. I won’t go into all the background story and history- they are plastered all over the web … Continue reading

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