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The end of the Heisei era – looking back at the life of Emperor Akihito

The end of the Heisei era – looking back at the life of Emperor Akihito

*Click on the images to see the full set. The early days Portrait of Akihito (Prince Tsugu at the time) at the age of three. (Photo by The Mainichi Newspaper/AFLO) […]

Society

Emperor Akihito’s 85th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo

Emperor Akihito’s 85th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo

Japan’s Emperor Akihito waves to well-wishers who gathered to celebrate his 85th birthday at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan on December 23, 2018. (Photo by Pasya/AFLO) Japan’s Emperor Akihito […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Japanese emperor Akihito celebrates 85th birthday

Japanese emperor Akihito celebrates 85th birthday

(All photos by Yoshio Tsunoda/AFLO) Japanese emperor Akihito celebrated his 85th birthday on December 23 at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. The emperor will abdicate on April 30 next year, […]

News, Society

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August 8, 2016, Tokyo, Japan – Emperor Akihito addresses to the nation, expressing his thoughts on abdication in a video message from the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Monday, August […]

Politics

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(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s Emperor Akihito hands an Imperial Decree to Tadamori Oshima, speaker of the lower house, during a […]