Statue of Shiro the Dog on Aka Island with bridge connecting to Geruma Island in the background, Keramas, Okinawa, Japan

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Statue of Shiro the Dog on Aka Island with bridge connecting to Geruma Island in the background, Keramas, Okinawa, Japan
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Shiro the dog was in love with the dog Marilyn from the neighbouring island of Zamami. When his owner moved to Aka, Shiro swam to Zamami every morning and back in the evening until the death of Marylin. The story was popularized due to a movie.
Location: Aka Port, Aka Island, Keramas, Okinawa, Japan