Hachikō Monogatari (ハチ公物語, "Hachikō monogatari") is a Japanese language film starring Tatsuya Nakadai, Kaoru Yachigusa, Mako Ishino, and Masumi Harukawa. The film, directed by Seijirō Kōyama, is a tragic, true story about Hachikō, an Akita dog who was loyal to his master, Professor Ueno, even after Ueno's death. The film was released in 1987 and was the top Japanese film at the box office that year. Hachikō Monogatari is a melodramatic film that tells the true story of friendship, trust, and affection of Japan's most faithful dog "Hachi", whose bronze statue, to this day, stands watch over Shibuya Station, Tokyo.
|Kaoru Yachigusa||Hidejiro Ueno / Shizuko Ueno|
|Mako Ishino||Chizuko Ueno|
|Kumeko Urabe||Tabacco shop owner|
|Hairi Katagiri||Oyoshi, maid|
|Tatsuya Nakadai||Shujiro Ueno|
|Takuji Aoki||(as Taku Aoki)|