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.
Emperor Naruhito expresses ‘deep remorse’ over his country’s wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony.
Japanese Emperor Naruhito expressed “deep remorse” over the country’s wartime past and prayed for world peace on Saturday, the 75th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War Two.
In a birthday message, the emperor also spoke of his wish to visit the Tohoku region to mark 10 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake.
The emperor’s activities have been substantially restricted in the past year due to the coronavirus epidemic, which prevented him from visiting many parts of the country.
Naruhito reflects on war actions at Covid-curtailed ceremony, marked elsewhere by former foes as Victory in the Pacific or VJ Day
Emperor Naruhito and his wife Empress Masako are scheduled to attend the afternoon event for the first time since the fifth anniversary.
TOKYO - Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his count…
Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions.
The 54-year-old younger brother of Emperor Naruhito, 60, has occasionally expressed his view that the imperial family needs to adapt to the times.
Emperor Naruhito, 60, officially declares his younger brother, also known as Prince Fumihito, the next in line to the throne of the world’s oldest monarchy.