SHIBUYA & NEW YEAR’S EVE: J-VLOGGING DAY 10

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!! Apologies for the lateness with this update but January 1st was a big day of rest…so much so that I didn’t start editing this until late at night! This vlog update shows us going back to Shibuya to check out a New Year’s Eve version of Hachiko who had a little friend on for show and then we head back to … Continue reading SHIBUYA & NEW YEAR’S EVE: J-VLOGGING DAY 10

A Look At Hachiko’s New Statue

We ran a post the other day about the new statue featuring Japan’s favourite canine reunited with his owner who sadly passed away, Professor┬áHidesaburo Ueno. The new statue has been erected at the university where the Professor used to teach, the University of Tokyo. Recently a reporter from Rocket News had the chance to go past the school and take some snaps and video. Continue reading A Look At Hachiko’s New Statue

Hachiko Finally Reunited With Owner

For those that don’t know about Hachiko, a brief background. Hachiko was an Akita breed dog that used to wait for his master everyday at Shibuya train station. One day, his master, a university professor named Hidesaburo Ueno, passed away and never came back to meet Hachiko. Ever the faithful canine, Hachiko continued to wait everyday at the station for nine years until he too … Continue reading Hachiko Finally Reunited With Owner

Summer In Shibuya

We’ve been following Japanese blogger, Danny Choo‘s Summer in Japan series and now it’s time for another installment. This time the spotlight falls on the mecca that is shopping, Shibuya. With the world famous scramble crossing which is the busiest in the world to everyone’s favourite dog Hachiko to the epicentre trademark building, Shibuya 109, there’s something here for everyone. Best place in Shibuya in … Continue reading Summer In Shibuya