The emperor set a hopeful tone in his first video message since ascending the Chrysanthemum Throne in May, thanking medical staff involved in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Naruhito (徳仁; born 23 February 1960) is the Emperor of Japan. He acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne on 1 May 2019, beginning the Reiwa era, following the abdication of his father, Akihito. He is the 126th monarch according to Japan’s traditional order of succession. — Wikipedia
Princess Mako, a niece of Emperor Naruhito and the eldest daughter of Crown Prince Akishino, turned 29 on Friday, marking her birthday at a time when publi
The news marks the first time for Emperor Naruhito, who ascended to the throne in May 2019, to issue a video message to the public.
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Emperor Naruhito expressed his respect and gratitude to people who are working strenuously to contain the coronavirus crisis.
“His majesty is very worried about the current infection situation of the COVID-19 disease,” Yasuhiko Nishimura, grand steward of the agency, said at a news conference.