Most famous Japanese Akita (Akita Inu), Hachiko. This dog is under the word LOYAL in the dictionery!!!
HACHIKO: The True Story of the Royal Dogs of Japan and One Faithful Akita
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The Akita dog breed is believed to have descended from the ancient and now-extinct Matagi Inu dogs, which were used for hunting wild boar, Sitka deer, and Asian black bears by the Matagi tribe and other northern natives of Japan.