Skip to content

An Enduring Friendship

May 21, 2006

In Japan, Mr. Crumpet eagerly sought out the famous bronze statue of Hachiko at Tokyo's Shibuya Station.

Hachiko was an Akita dog who always greeted his owner, Professor Eisaburo Ueno of Tokyo University, when he came home from work on the evening train. One fateful day in May 1925, Ueno died of a stroke at the university. For the next ten years up until his own death, Hachiko returned to Shibuya-eki each and every day to faithfully wait for his beloved owner's return.

"That's true loyalty, Orange Bear," says Mr. Crumpet. "Why, I don't think you'd wait five minutes for me."

Orange Bear wrinkles his nose. "Dead or alive?"

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: