Hachikō was a Akita dog, famous in Japanese culture for his loyalty to its owner.

Physical appearance

The bronze statue of Hachiko was in a sitting position on top of a pedestal.


Its fierce loyalty and devotion was greatly respected and honoured by Japanese people.


Early life

He used to greet its master every day when he came home from the train of the Shibuya Station. One day its master died, and Hachikō spent the rest of its life waiting at the station.

In honour of its devotion, a statue was erected at the Shibuya Station.

Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword

Scooby-Doo saw it when he visited Japan, and wanted one just like it. He eventually got this wish when he helped save Japan (and the world) from the Black Samurai.



  • Hachikōis based on the real Akita Inu, who lived from 1923 to 1935


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