Japanese/Australian born in Kanagawa, Japan - Translator by trade, I hunt, breed, and show the Nihon Ken.
Yep, very nice
Could you perhaps explain just why you like this one? :)
Good rich colors, feminine face, good structure and lines, and she's got a great temperament too. She's just a very beautiful dog.
An interesting post. I would love to know what it is about the modern Akita that inspires such a lack of love, as you put it. That, and maybe you could show us an example of a historical Akita which you feel represents your ideal?