Based on the true story of a professor and the special bond he shared with the abandoned puppy he found at the train station. It is about the devotion and love of a dog for his master.
Hachi the dog and the professor walks to train station every morning when he comes to work, but the dog comes back every afternoon to wait for his master arrival. Until one day the professor suffered a heart attack and died. After the professor died, Hachi continued to show up at the train station to wait for his master patiently until the next nine years.
A statue was erected in honor of Hachi after he died.