Japan's Emperor Akihito celebrates for New Year

Japan's Emperor Akihito celebrates for New Year

Japan's Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko lattend the New Year's Day celebration at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Jan. 1, 2019. The Emperor, Empress and other members of the Imperial family celebrated the New Year with ambassadors to Japan from various nations.The Emperor, Empress and other members of the Imperial family celebrated the New Year with ambassadors to Japan from various nations. The Emperor's abdication will be on April 30, 2019, and his eldest son, Crown Prince Naruhito's succession to the throne on the following day May 1st. ( The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images )

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