The growth of Akita Inu at the withers is from 60 to 70 cm, the physique is strong, powerful, the back is straight, the loin is wide, muscular. The chest is developed, deep, the stomach is tucked up. Neck muscular, without dewlap. The head is medium, the forehead is wide, the skin on it is without folds, the transition from the forehead to the muzzle is well pronounced. The muzzle has a wide base, it is slightly elongated, not pointed, with a scissor bite. The nose is straight, the lobe is black. The ears are medium, triangular with rounded ends, looking up. The eyes are medium, the outer corners are raised, dark brown. Hind and forelimbs are powerful and well developed. Paws are round, tight, thick. The tail is set high, tucked behind the back. The coat is straight and coarse, the undercoat is thick.