There are dog breeds that are well known all over the world, with an old, large pedigree – even a child will immediately recognize them. And there are well-known apart, common in a particular country or on a continent. A noisy story, a cinematic debut can easily bring the breed to the world stage, make it super popular. So it happened with the Akita Inu breed. After the film Hachiko, with its dramatic history, the general public learned about the Japanese Akita Inu, and today it is at the top of the popularity rating.