Hachi-ko

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  • Genre(s): Drama Family
  • Release year: 1987
  • Running time: 107 min
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... read more

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.

Original Release

08/01/1987

Cast

Kaoru Yachigusa Hidejiro Ueno / Shizuko Ueno
Mako Ishino Chizuko Ueno
Masumi Harukawa Okichi
Shigeru Izumiya Yasui
Kei Yamamoto Serizawa
Kumeko Urabe Tabacco shop owner
Chôei Takahashi Mase
Shiro Kishibe Customer
Hairi Katagiri Oyoshi, maid
Hisashi Igawa Maekawa
(see additional cast & crew)
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