Akita (秋田, autumn ricefiel?) is a Japanese name. It may refer to:

Trivia about akita

  • This royal breed of Japan is commonly used there as a police & guard dog
  • The akoto,the akita,the akeenu
  • An excellent watchdog, this breed is named for a town on northern Honshu island
  • Helen Keller brought the first of these Japanese dogs to the United States in 1937
  • An excellent guard dog, it's the national dog of Japan
  • For 10 years after his master's death, a dog of this breed waited daily for his return at a Tokyo train station