Hachikō was a Japanese dog. He was an Akita dog and he became famous for his loyalty to his owner, which actually continued for many years after his owner's death. He waited for him to return for over 9 years!
His Personal Life
He was born in 1923 and he died in 1935 in Tokyo. His owner was agricultural scientist, Hidesaburō Ueno.
Many films have been based on Hachikō's story, such as the American adaptation of the Japanese film "Hachiko Monogatari" by director Lasse Hallström. The 2009 film, "Hachi: A Dog's Tale", which starred actor Richard Gere.
Hachikō photo gallery
F.A.Q. about Hachikō
When is his birthday?
Hachikō's birthday is on November 10, 1923.
In how many days is his birthday?
Hachikō's birthday is in 350 days
How old was Hachikō when he died?
He was 12 years old.
When did he die?
He died in 1935.
How old would he be today?
Hachikō would be 100 years old if he was alive today.