Bit of a weird one, this. Kenichi Nishi has linked to a project called ‘Dog Days’ on his blog. From what I can work out, using this Babelfish translated page, Dog Days seems to be a CD that you play to your dog to keep it happy. Interesting stuff. I know a lot of people who put the radio on when they leave the house so their dog doesn’t feel lonely and I guess this CD is a natural extension of that. Or maybe I’ve completely misunderstood the expalanation on the website. If anyone can shed some more light on this then please do.
But how does this relate to Nishi, you’re probably asking. Well, the dog on the website and, presumably, on the sleeve of the CD is Nishi’s much-loved pet, Tao. For those who don’t know, Tao features heavily on Nishi’s blog and has also appeared in many of his games including Chibi-Robo, Giftpia and Lack of Love. That makes him the most famous dog currently alive, in my opinion.