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Emperor Akihito's Abdication Easier Said Than Done
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Holiday trip

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko wave to well-wishers as they board a shinkansen bullet train at Tokyo Station Monday to depart for their villa in Nasu, where they will spend their Japan Today, 7 hours ago
Emperor Akihito's Abdication Easier Said Than Done Russian International Affairs Council, 6 days ago

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Imperial abdication talk poses question of Japan's next era

As the news reverberated throughout Japan earlier this month that Emperor Akihito intended to relinquish his throne while alive — in the first such move in about 200 years — the nation was struck by one of the biggest implications of his exit: ...
 Japan Times6 hours ago
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Pair of Blossoms left off 7s

Reuters LONDON (Reuters) — Wingers Akihito Yamada and Yoshikazu Fujita, who both played a part in Japan's stunning rugby World Cup campaign last year, have been dropped from the country's rugby sevens squad for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the ...
 The Japan News4 days ago Yamada, Fujita dropped from Japan's sevens squad for Olympics  Japan Times1 week ago Yamada, Fujita omitted from Japan sevens squad for Rio  Yahoo! Singapore1 week ago Olympics-Yamada, Fujita omitted from Japan sevens squad for Rio  Reuters UK1 week ago

Navigating succession under Japan's Imperial system

Emperor Akihito's reported intention to abdicate in a few years because of his advanced age has shocked the nation, made headlines and triggered discussion among intellectuals on how the Imperial throne should be succeeded. But since the first ...
 Japan Times3 days ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Emperor Akihito's potential abdication raises tricky issues

TOKYO --A heated debate is raging in Japan about the delicate and divisive question of whether the nation's emperor should be allowed to step down and let his heir ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne. For an ordinary elderly citizen whose strength is ...
 Nikkei Asian Review5 days ago
Japan Times

Emperor, empress meet with Palau president at imperial palace

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Monday held informal talks over lunch with visiting Palau President Tommy Remengesau at the Imperial Palace, the Imperial Household Agency said. The imperial couple greeted the ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 week ago

The Emperor with the common touch

Japanese Emperor Akihito has, for decades, been rewriting the rules to an antiquated imperial institution. He is the first monarch in a long bloodline extending 2,500 years to marry a commoner - Empress Michiko is daughter to a flour-miller - whom ...
 Asiaone6 days ago

Akihito: The Emperor with the common touch

Japan's Emperor Akihito (centre) and Empress Michiko look out at overturned ships and the damaged fishing port in Otsu town in Kitaibaraki, about 70km south of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on April 22, 2011. Reuters ... week ago

Government sources clarify Emperor's position on abdication

Emperor Akihito does not necessarily intend to relinquish the throne early, but has indicated he is prepared to abdicate if he becomes unable to fulfill his duties, government sources said Saturday. The Imperial Household Agency is considering ...
 Japan Times1 week ago
Mainichi Daily News

Emperor Akihito's possible abdication reflects his sense of responsibility (2016/7/15)

Emperor Akihito's wish to abdicate as reported in recent news apparently reflects the strong sense of responsibility he has over his duties as the first emperor to succeed the title under Japan's current Constitution. "I believe that his wish ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 week ago
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