Tokyo, Japan
19 June 2014

Known in Tokyo as the city’s fashion district, Shibuya is famous for its bustling intersection where students, young couples and shoppers scramble in all sides of the junction at the same time, creating a surge of crossing pedestrians that completely stops the traffic.

Upon crossing the street next to the Shibuya station, a monument of an Akira dog named “Hachiko” can be found. It became famous after a film was made entitled “Hachiko” that tells a story of a very loyal dog who waited for his master’s return every day on the same spot by the train station until he died.

Ironically, the monument of “Hachiko” today has become a meet up place in Shibuya district.

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