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24 next year ahead of his relinquishment of the throne -- the first by a Japanese monarch in more than 200 years. His elder son Crown Prince ... the abdication of the emperor. The emperor and empress are currently having a four-day rest at the imperial villa in Hayama, Kanagawa Prefecture, until Thursday.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko beamed with pride when asked about the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as they took a stroll near the Hayama Imperial Villa, where they are enjoying a rest. “(Team Japan) is achieving gratifying results,” said a smiling Akihito in praise of Japanese Olympians' ...

Empress Michiko of Japan has written 50 waka poems for a book of her own poetry that was recently published in Germany. ... Aber sie wog schwer” (English: “Just a little mulberry, but it weighs heavily”), was published in January and launched at the Japanese Embassy in Germany. The poems were ...
The wedding, which had been set for November, was to be a momentous occasion for the country and the Japanese royal family, led by Emperor Akihito, who plans to abdicate in April 2019. But the couple said they were now having second thoughts about marrying so soon. "It is because of our immaturity ...
Nobuyoshi Kuraoka, the first restaurateur to bring a sushi bar to New York City at Restaurant Nippon, died on January 13 at 86 years old. Kuraoka was also the first chef to legally serve poisonous blowfish in the United States, invented negimayaki, or grilled beef rolled around scallions, and pursued an ...
A funeral service has been held near Hanoi for the wife of a former Japanese soldier who had remained in Vietnam after World War Two. Nguyen Thi Xuan died on Thursday at the age of 93. The couple had 3 children. In the early 1950s, Xuan's husband had to return to Japan due to growing political ...

Warsaw Philharmonic plays before Japanese emperor ... Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michito were the guests of honour at a concert by the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra at Tokyo's Suntory Hall on Monday. ... The concert was attended by the Polish ambassador to Japan, Jacek Izydorczyk.
Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The Emperor and Empress will visit Okinawa Prefecture in late March, it was learned Friday. ... in August 2016, the Emperor, while showing his strong hope to step down, said he feels that his travels to various places around Japan, in particular, to remote places and islands, ...
My 92-year-old Okinawan grandmother and surviving relatives who lived in Japan-occupied Okinawa before and during the war, remembers how the Imperial Japanese government and military treated Okinawans and still harbors resentment toward Japan in general. On the other hand, she found the ...
Ahead of his abdication next year, Empress Michiko reflected on the path her husband Emperor Akihito has followed in a poem recited Friday at the annual New Year Poetry Reading ceremony at the Imperial Palace. This year's theme for the waka (poems) was go, which means word in Japanese.
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will not go to the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament later this month, the Imperial ... In the latest scandal rocking Japan's traditional sport, Harumafuji ended his 17-year career in November after admitting to assaulting fellow Mongolian ...
The Kosho Hajime new year lecture event, in which leading experts from the academic community deliver lectures to Emperor Akihito and Empress ... Kazui Tashiro, a 71-year-old professor emeritus at Keio University, gave a lecture on historical trade between Japan and the Korean Peninsula, using written ...
The calendar year of 2017 for Japanese women's volleyball ends with the Empress's Cup. One December 23rd, the semifinals were played at Tokyo's Ota Ward Gymnasium. The women's semifinals had NEC Red Rockets face Toyota Auto Body Queenseis in one match, while Toray Arrows meet the Denso ...
His thought is to pursue the ideal role of an emperor as the constitutionally defined symbol of Japan while having contact with many people. Much of the public must have felt sympathy with him. Regarding the continued recuperation efforts by Crown Princess Masako, who is to become the new empress, ...
Japan's parliament enacted a one-off law last June to enable him to pass the throne to his elder son Crown Prince Naruhito. With the ... The crown prince was the first child to be raised by a Japanese emperor and empress as his parents abolished the imperial family's traditional nanny system. Crown Prince ...
The Crown Prince also said it is important to play the roles of the Emperor as the constitutionally defined symbol of Japan and the unity of the Japanese people, while inheriting the long-established Imperial Family tradition that the Emperor and Empress have also cherished. But at the same time, ...
Crown Prince Naruhito, on the occasion of his 58th birthday on Friday, vowed to "pursue self-improvement" ahead of his accession to the Chrysanthemum Throne on May 1, 2019. Speaking about the emperor's constitutional role as symbol of the state in the upcoming new era, the crown prince said, ...

BERLIN--Fifty “waka” poems by Empress Michiko have been published in German. A book launch was held at the Japanese Embassy in Berlin on Jan. 16 to celebrate the collection, published by Herder. The book is titled "Nur eine kleine Maulbeere. Aber sie wog schwer" (Just a little mulberry, but it weighs ...
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited their future home on Friday, an Imperial property they will temporarily move to after the Emperor abdicates on April 30, 2019. The Takanawa Imperial Residence in Tokyo's Minato Ward is the former home of Prince and Princess Takamatsu and has been vacant ...
Korea was a colony of Japan from 1910 to 1945, and he is often ... the film opens with a scene in which Kim fights against a Japanese man at a tavern ... whom he believed was the assassin of Korea's Empress Myeongseong.
... of the 120th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties with Japan. ... Akihito and Empress Michiko, is scheduled with the princess to meet ... of Japanese descent living in the South American country soon after ...
The Japanese government will decide the date for the emperor's abdication ... the emperor's title will be “joko” and the Empress' will be “jokogo.
Japan's Emperor Akihito, second from left, and Empress Michiko, led by a ... Akihito has noted an ancient Japanese document citing a link ...
Why the Japanese developed Mumbai-Ahmadabad high-speed rail line ... Fit for royalty: Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko take a ...
In 2016, the number of Japanese tourists entering Thailand was 4th ... visit to Thailand of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan in ...
That's not uncommon in Japan — actually that's pretty good since you ... Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko pictured with their ...
... the lush mifuneyama rakuen garden in the historic japanese prefecture ... once hosted japan's imperial family, emperor akihito and empress ...
That's not uncommon in Japan — actually that's pretty good since you ... Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko pictured with their ...
Whether it's your first time in Japan, or you're coming back to explore more, ... doesn't include restaurants, as some have signs only in Japanese). ... in the modernization of Japan, and Empress Shoken and to commemorate ...
KOROR (Palau government) — Invited by Japan High Priestess ... Peleliu where their imperial majesties, the Emperor and Empress of Japan, ...
Japan's Princess Mako is engaged to law clerk Kei Komuro. ... Japanese Emperor Akihito (seated third from the left) and Empress Michiko (on ...
TOKYO -- Japanese Emperor Akihito's oldest grandchild, Princess Mako, said ... and her grandparents, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko.
On Sunday morning, Princess Mako introduced Komuro to the Emperor and Empress at the Imperial couple's residence at the Imperial Palace ...
... Mako, the first grandchild of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, ... Komuro has reignited debate on the dwindling Imperial family of Japan.
YAO, JAPAN—The Asahi Shimbun reports that archaeologists in ... built on the orders of the Empress Shotoku, who ruled from A.D. 767 to 770.
Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The Emperor and Empress plan to visit flood-hit northern areas of the Kyushu region in late October, Imperial ...
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are planning to visit in late ... places throughout Japan, particularly to remote places and islands, are ...
... the couple's engagement after reporting to the Emperor and Empress, ... The last marriage of a Japanese princess took place in October ... Crown Prince Naruhito, in what would be Japan's first abdication in two centuries.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are planning to visit in late October southwestern Japan areas hit hard by recent torrential rain to offer ...
'The Mahaprajnaparamita-sutra and Japanese Zen Buddhism: From The ... princes to Empress Shoshi, who was the Empress of Japan during ...
Japan marked the 72nd anniversary of its surrender in World War II on ... including Tuesday's, although Japanese premiers have touched on the ... The ceremony was attended by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing innovation over pure ... with a grand ceremony attended by the empress and emperor. But not ...
On July 26th, the Japanese V.League released the schedules for both the ... which is when the Emperor's (Men's) and Empress (Women's) Cup ...
The emperor and Empress Michiko will visit the Koma Shrine, located in ... This will mark the first time for a Japanese emperor to visit the shrine.
The 29 year old Akinradewo will now join a team that historically has been a force in Japan, including winning the Empress Cup for the past five ...
But of the 19 people in the Japanese royal family, just five are men, ... Empresses are not unheard of in Japan: Though emperors used to have ... Mako could just as easily perform the duties of an empress, minimal as they are, ...
VietNamNet Bridge – Chairman of the Viet Nam-Japan Friendship ... by the Japanese Emperor and Empress and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, ...
A group of South Korean people held a ceremony in Dalian, northeastern China, on Sunday to mark the 107th anniversary of the execution by the Japanese of a Korean national hero who assassinated a top Japanese official more than a century ago, as a ...
According to sources, the crown prince's family would move to the Imperial Palace after renovations are completed following the Emperor and Empress' departure. During the renovations, the crown prince would commute from the crown prince's residence to ...
That doesn't stop the need for China's little emperors/empresses having to support two parents and help support up to four grandparents all the while they entire their major retirement saving years themselves.


 

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