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Popular Paws # 5: Akita Inu

October 15, 2007 by ann

Akita Inu: "Gin" from Silver Fang (1986)

This is a story of an Akita Inu pup called Gin (Japanese for "silver") who leaves his owner, to join a pack of dogs. The pack gathers strong dogs from all over Japan to fight a deranged bear and his minions. The Japanese Cartoon: Silver Fang, was inspired by a news article which told of hunting dogs that had been abandoned by their masters and had begun living as wild animals...

Akita Inu:Gin

The dogs communicate with each other through speech, though it continues to be barks and whines to human ears. Other dogs from the film include: a German Shepherd, a Great Dane, A Weinmaraner, a Cocker Spaniel, a Japanese Kai Ken dog, a Rough Collie, a Siberian Husky, a Dachshund, a Japanese Tosa Inu fighting dog and a Japanese Kishu Inu dog. The Japanese Akita Inu has been declared a national treasure in Japan since 1931 and this breed was originally bred to fight, and hunt bears. No wonder an Akita Inu played the main character in this Japanese story that became famous all over the world.

Akita Inu: Gin

Akita Inu

Comments

It's all for the best part

It's all for the best part and that they knew for better times. - Lindsay Rosenwald

It was one of the most

It was one of the most inspiring story ever told about dogs. A story worth remembering. - Kris Krohn

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