• Kyodo


An English-language website featuring stories about Akita dogs, a popular breed known for their good looks and loyalty to their owner, has been launched by a local newspaper company in northeastern Japan.

The English version of the Akita Inu News by the Akita Sakigake Shimpo opened with four articles. The company plans to add more English articles to the website on a regular basis.

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