Emperor Naruhito is said to have a strong modern as well as a strong peace strain.
01 May 2019 2:27 AM
Akihito, who has had treatment for prostate cancer and heart surgery, said that his age would make it hard for him to carry out his duties.
30 Apr 2019 11:26 AM
The transition from the Heisei to the new Reiwa era is a significant landmark in Japan’s post-war history and politics.
30 Apr 2019 12:18 AM
Abdication of Japanese Emperor stirs female succession debate.
08 Apr 2019 4:29 PM
The government-sponsored ceremony at the National Theatre in Tokyo was attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Empress Michiko.
24 Feb 2019 5:44 PM
The 26-year-old eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito cited time constraints as the reason to delay the formal engagement.
07 Feb 2018 4:02 PM
The much admired Emperor and his wife are often seen making visits to disaster victims and carrying out other official duties.
01 Dec 2017 9:52 AM
He was accompanied by his wife Empress Michiko.
20 Sep 2017 1:56 PM
The princess said that she will marry Kei Komuro, who was a classmate of hers at Tokyo’s International Christian University.
04 Sep 2017 8:51 AM
Citing health issues, the 83-yr-old monarch had expressed his desire to take a back seat in '16 after 30 yrs on the Chrysanthemum Throne.
09 Jun 2017 9:45 AM