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Author Aoike Yasuko resumes Brother Falco manga

Author Aoike Yasuko of From Eroica with Love fame decided to relaunch her Shūdōshi Falco (Brother Falco) manga in the February issue of Akita Shoten's Princess Gold magazine on January 16. It had been a decade since the manga was last regularl...

Old Kaneko Family Home Akita

旧金子家住宅Right next door and virtually an annex of the Akita City Folklore & Performing Art Center in Akita is the Old Kaneko Family Home.This fine, old wooden building was originally an Edo era merchant's home and storehouse rebuilt in...
by Japan Visitor on Jan 17, 2013

What to give to my akita to help her coat look its best?

Question by Scooby Dooby Doooo: What can I give my akita that will help her coat look it’s best? My 5 month old akita is in the middle of blowing her coat, is it normal during this time for her to feel rough and to look dull? Her tail isn’...
by Russian Dog on Jan 9, 2013

Would a pitbull have a chance in beating an Akita in a fight?

Question by : Is there any way a pitbull would ever have any chance whatsoever in beating an Akita in a fight? Assuming it’s not some freakishly small Akita. Ever seen a tweety bird take down an eagle? I haven’t. Quick answer: Answer by K...
by Russian Dog on Jan 9, 2013

Cute Akita Puppies Pictures

Cute Akita Puppies PicturesAkita puppies nursed by its mother for several months to be able to find their own food.Akita Puppies PhotosAkita puppy is very cute and has a color combination of black and white feathers...

Peacock Indian Restaurant Akita

ピーコック インド料理Though somewhat far from the center of Akita and a taxi is your best option to get there, Peacock was certainly worth the journey.Delicious curries (including vegetarian options), a spacious layout, friendly staff and...
by Japan Visitor on Dec 31, 2012

10 dog movies to ruin your holidays

Because we know the holidays aren’t just about feelgood times in the company of family you can’t stand during the …Continue reading »...
by The House of Two Bows on Dec 28, 2012

Hotel Metropolitan Akita

秋田駅Adjacent to Akita Station, the ALS Hotel Metropolitan Akita, owned by the JR group, is one of Akita's more upmarket hotels.Facilities at the Hotel Metropolitan Akita Station include the Sazanka restaurant serving local Akita delica...
by Japan Visitor on Dec 27, 2012

Choosing The Guard Dog

Most experts just judge the effectiveness of dogs they are familiar with, while ignoring unfamiliar less local dogs. 1.      Tosa Inu The Tosa Inu is a stately, massive dog. 2.       American Akita The American Akita, separate from the Aki...

Ando Miso Soy Sauce Brewery Kakunodate

安藤醸造The Ando Miso Soy Sauce Brewery in Kakunodate was established in the late Edo Period in 1853.The historic brick building, which dates from just a little later in the early Meiji Period, is free to enter for visitors to sample local miso a...
by Japan Visitor on Dec 7, 2012

Buses in Akita

秋田バスAkita city can easily be navigated on foot or rental cycle though there is also a comprehensive system of local buses radiating out of both exits (East & West) of Akita Station.Akita buses are green and white with local bus servi...
by Japan Visitor on Dec 6, 2012

Kawabata Entertainment Area Akita

川反通りThe Kawabata entertainment and red light district on the Asahi River in Akita is the town's major play area and attracts visitors from all over the mainly rural prefecture. The Kawabata area is jam packed with restaurants, izakaya, cafes...
by Japan Visitor on Dec 5, 2012

How many times a day do i have to walk my Akita Inu dog?

Question by : How many times do i have to walk my Akita Inu? i currently have an akita inu puppy who is 17 weeks old. ive been told that i should walk him 3 times a day 3 times. two 10 min walk and one 20 min walk until he is 6 months. is [...]...
by Russian Dog on Dec 3, 2012

Akita Nairiku Jukan Railway

秋田内陸線The Akita Nairiku Jukan Railway is a popular sightseeing railway running from Kakunodate Station through beautiful and sparsely populated countryside north to Takanosu.However during weekdays the line is little used and the company ope...
by Japan Visitor on Nov 30, 2012

Akita Station

秋田駅Akita Station won't win any awards for architectural excellence but it's extremely functional with a good range of shops, convenience stores, cafes, restaurants and the Topico department store - a good place to pick up souvenirs of Akita Pre...
by Japan Visitor on Nov 28, 2012

Akarenga Red Brick Folk Museum Akita

赤れんが郷土館The red rick former central branch of Akita Bank dates from the early 20th century and has been renovated and turned into a repository of Akita's most representative arts and crafts.Designed by local architect Yamaguchi Naoaki, t...
by Japan Visitor on Nov 28, 2012

How to calm my male Akita when my female Akita is in heat?

Question by jcgonzmo: How do I calm my male akita if my female Akita is in her heat cycle? I already separated them so they do not mate. I know I need to spay her after her heat cycle. My dog is 10 years old so I won neuter him. Right now, my dog is...
by Russian Dog on Nov 24, 2012

Akita Prefectural Museum of Art Hirano Masakichi Museum of Fine Art

平野政吉美術館, 秋田県立美術館The Akita Prefectural Museum of Art also houses the Hirano Masakichi Museum of Fine Art which is the main draw for visitors, as this part of the museum displays a large collection of the paintings of Tsuguh...
by Japan Visitor on Nov 24, 2012

How to choose between an American Akita and an Alaskan Malamute?

Question by Thursday: How does one choose between an American Akita and an Alaskan Malamute? What are the key differences between these two breeds, that should be one’s deciding factors when choosing between the two. Quick answer: Answer by Nat...
by Russian Dog on Nov 14, 2012

Kiritanpo

きりたんぽKiritanpo is a delicacy of Akita Prefecture and consists of cylinders of mashed, freshly boiled new rice, which are then toasted on cedar skewers often over an open flame. Kiritanpo feature in Japanese nabe (hotpot) and are also eaten...
by Japan Visitor on Nov 8, 2012


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