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Hachiko’s new statue is now open to the public, and we’ve got pictures and video from our visit

Last month, we got our first peek at the brand-new statue of Hachiko, in which Japan’s most famous dog is reunited with his loving master after almost a century apart… 489 more words


rbbjr reblogged this on R.B.Bailey Jr and commented:

I heard of the story about Hachiko and his owner, saw the statue in Shibuya and saw a snippet of the movie, featuring Richard Gere. It's a sad, but heart-warming story indeed. Glad they could be reunited at last. You can read more about Professor Ueno and Hachiko in the link below.


I took a walk around the area I was staying at in Tokyo the night before I left to return to Melbourne. Later, two months afterwards, I wasn’t quite sure of posting this along with my other Japan Chronicles series on my website. 42 more words

Street Photography

Nagi Shokudo @ 15-10 Uguisudanicho, Shibuya-ku

Whilst Tokyo’s Shibuya district may be best known for its razor-sharp youth culture and sensory bombardment of lights, noises and people, it also has a few secrets that provide a calming counterbalance to such overwhelming urbanity. 546 more words


Japan: Shibuya (Hachiko Statue/ Shibuya Station)

Shibuya (渋谷) is one of the twenty-three city wards of Tokyo, Japan and a major center for youth fashion and culture. Packed with shopping, dining and night clubs, it is one of Tokyo’s most colorful and busiest districts. 559 more words


Touring Tokyo

Tokyo is Japan’s capital and the world’s most populous metropolis. With its modern living and old fashioned values, it can be terribly crowded yet insanely quiet. 296 more words


That faithful dog; again!

We were out with our guests until late afternoon yesterday leaving me no time to offer anything original.  (Of course, there’s an inherent assumption in that last sentence! 704 more words


I knew that the road sign had some practical use


Shibuya pedestrian bridge.