Emperor Akihito

Akihito (明仁, Japanese: [aki.çito]; English pronunciation ; born 23 December 1933) is the Emperor of Japan.

CNN's Will Ripley reports on the historic televised speech by Japanese Emperor Akihito -- the third a Japanese emperor has delivered since 1945.

Tomoshibi Light: Collected Poetry by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko

Emperor of Japan Akihito, Empress Michiko (Hardcover - Oct 1991)


Windows for the Crown Prince: Akihito of Japan

Elizabeth G. Vining (Paperback - Mar 1, 1990)


Emperor Akihito and postwar Japan (history book y)

(Paperback Shinsho - Jun 2, 2016)


The sun and the birch;: The story of Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko

Charlie May Hogue Simon (Hardcover)


From Emperor Akihito says March exhibition "feel.

(Tankobon Softcover - Apr 29, 2017)


Princess Kiko of Japan (Queens and Princesses)

Tim O'Shei (Library Binding - Sep 1, 2008)


His Majesty the Emperor Akihito (1995) ISBN: 4883420000 [Japanese Import]

(Tankobon Hardcover)


Non-fiction Emperor Akihito (Kawade Bunko) (1990) ISBN: 4309472001 [Japanese Import]

(Paperback Bunko)


Emperor Hirohito and Emperor Akihito (2009) ISBN: 4062128586 [Japanese Import]

(Tankobon Hardcover)


Document Emperor Akihito - What was raised new Emperor (Kodansha Bunko) (1989) ISBN: 406184587X [Japanese Import]

(Paperback Bunko)


Vintage photo of Princess Cristina greet Emperor Akihito


Princess Masako: Prisoner of the Chrysanthemum Throne

Ben Hills (Hardcover - Dec 28, 2006)


Tomoshibi Light: Collected Poetry by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko by Emperor of Japan Akihito (1991-10-01)



Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Paperback)


Imperial Crown Prince Akihito Investiture: Special Japanese Royal Family Illustrated Commemorative

King [Kingu] Literary Magazine (Paperback)


Unknown Emperor Akihito

(Tankobon Hardcover - Oct 12, 2016)

Japan Emperor Akihito's family : a reference aid (SuDoc PrEx 3.10/7:LDA-15988)

U.S. Postal Service (Unknown Binding)

Vintage photo of Empress Michiko born Michiko ShÅda on 20 October 1934, is the Empress consort of Japan as the wife of Emperor Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan reigning from 7 January 1989. She succeeded her mother-in-law, Empress Nagako (KÅjun), consort of the late Emperor Hirohito (ShÅwa)


Kaiserpaar Akihito Emperor Japan Wedding Michiko Shoda 1959 Japanese Heisei 平成明仁 Tennō 皇后美智子正田美智子 - Coffee Cup Mug



Nuclear Nation

Katsutaka Idogawa, Banri Kaieda, Goshi Hosono, Emperor Akihito (DVD - Oct 21, 2014)


Ancient capitals want to host retired emperor, empress
Kyoto and Nara are each inviting Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko to spend their retirement years in the ancient capitals after the emperor abdicates the throne. Kyoto Mayor Daisaku Kadokawa said at a June news conference that he will submit a proposal ...
Kyoto and Nara hope to host retiring Emperor upon abdication
He hopes that Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will “stay as long as possible in Kyoto.” Emperors previously reigned from Kyoto for nearly 1000 years. This earned the city the name of “thousand-year capital.” In 2013, Kyoto submitted a ...
Exit the Emperor
In a television pre-recorded broadcast in August 2016, the current Emperor Akihito, aged 83, expressed his wish to abdicate as he was less confident of discharging his national duties because of his age. In the current Imperial House Law, there is no ...
Mainichi president, reporter accused of confidentiality breach over article on Emperor
The article that was run in the May 21, 2017 morning edition of the Mainichi Shimbun reported that Emperor Akihito was shocked by a statement made by conservative members of an expert panel discussing his abdication. The letter of complaint states that the ...
Japan’s Emperor Akihito to Abdicate— First in 200 Years
June 16, 2017 emerged as an important date in the history of Japan’s imperial family. It was on this day that the special one-time law, passed on June 9 allowing the Emperor to abdicate, was promulgated by the National Diet of Japan. All political ...
Imperial Couple Visits NYK Maritime Museum
Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko paid a visit to the NYK Maritime Museum in Yokohama on July 17, 2017, a national holiday known as Marine Day. Yasumi Kudo, NYK Chairman and Tadashi Abe, director of NYK Maritime Museum greeted the Imperial ...
Japan's parliament to consider bill allowing Emperor Akihito to step down
Tokyo (CNN)Japan's cabinet approved a draft bill Friday that, if passed into law by parliament, will allow aging Emperor Akihito to abdicate. Last summer, the 83-year-old Emperor voiced concerns that his advanced age may begin to affect his ability to ...
Japan passes landmark bill for Emperor Akihito to abdicate
Japan's parliament has passed a one-off bill to allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate, the first emperor to do so in 200 years. The 83-year-old said last year that his age and health were making it hard for him to fulfil his official duties. But there was no ...
Japan's ageing emperor's abdication is approved amid worries of a succession crisis as eldest granddaughter, 25, is set to become a commoner when she marries her college sweetheart
The Japanese government has approved Emperor Akihito's abdication from the Chrysanthemum Throne in the first such case in two centuries. The one-off bill, signed off by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet, has sparked a possible succession crisis in the ...
Japan cabinet approves Emperor Akihito abdication bill
The bill allows only for the abdication of Akihito, who says he fears his age might make it hard to fulfill his duties. If Akihito is allowed to abdicate, it would be the first time a Japanese emperor has stepped down since 1817 [File: Itsuo Inouye/Reuters ...
Akihito - Wikipedia
Akihito (明仁, Japanese: ; English pronunciation (help · info); born 23 December 1933) is the Emperor of Japan. He is the 125th Emperor of his line according to ...
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Akihito - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Akihito (明仁天皇, Akihito-tennō?, born 23 December 1933) is the reigning emperor of Japan, the 125th emperor of his line according to Japan's the ...
Emperor Akihito - Time
The Japanese government has approved a bill that will permit Emperor Akihito to abdicate the "Chrysanthemum Throne."
Japanese Emperor Akihito considering abdication ...
Japanese Emperor Akihito is thinking about stepping down because of his advanced age -- a move that would mark the first abdication of the nation's monarch ...
Japan: Emperor Akihito Allowed to Abdicate |
Japan's parliament has passed historic legislation that allows the country's emperor to step down from the throne
Japan's Emperor Akihito visits tsunami victims - no comment
Japan's Emperor Akihito visited an evacuation centre for earthquake and tsunami victims in the Tokyo area, his first face to face meetings with evacuees ...
Japan Moves Forward on Bill to Allow Emperor Akihito to ...
On Friday, Japan's cabinet approved a bill that would allow 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to abdicate his throne.
Japan passes landmark bill for Emperor Akihito to abdicate ...
Emperor Akihito is expected to step down in 2018, and be succeeded by Crown Prince Naruhito.