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Japan observes 73rd anniversary of end of World War 2

Japan observes 73rd anniversary of end of World War 2

(Photo by Nicolas Datiche/AFLO) Japan marked the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attended the memorial ceremony at Tokyo Budokan Martial Arts […]

Traditional Japan

Japan Emperor Greets New Year Well-wishers

Japan Emperor Greets New Year Well-wishers

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko wave to well-wishers with other members of the royal family from the […]

Traditional Japan

Japan Emperor Akihito 81st Birthday

Japan Emperor Akihito 81st Birthday

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s Emperor Akihito, accompanied by members of his family, appears on the veranda of the Imperial Palace […]

Traditional Japan

Emperor Akihito 80th Birthday at the Imperial Palace

Emperor Akihito 80th Birthday at the Imperial Palace

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Flanked by his family, Japan’s Emperor Akihito waves to flag-waving well-wishers celebrating his 80th birthday during a […]

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The 68th anniversary of Japan surrender in World War II ceremony in Tokyo

The 68th anniversary of Japan surrender in World War II ceremony in Tokyo

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) August 15, 2013, Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito, left, accompanied by Empress Michiko and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, foreground, takes […]