Emperor Akihito

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

Windows for the Crown Prince: Akihito of Japan

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


Tomoshibi Light: Collected Poetry by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko

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


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

Charlie May Hogue Simon (Hardcover)


Princess Masako: Prisoner of the Chrysanthemum Throne

Ben Hills (Paperback - Dec 27, 2007)


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)


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

Emperor of Japan Akihito; Empress Michiko (Hardcover)


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)


Fukushima: The Death Knell for Nuclear Energy?: The Japanese Tsunami 2011

Columba Press


Vintage photo of Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan born 23 February 1960 is the eldest son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, which makes him the heir apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne.


Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Paperback)


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



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

King [Kingu] Literary Magazine (Paperback)


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

U.S. Postal Service (Unknown Binding)

Nuclear Nation

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


Japan 10 Yen Coin #2

JABB Coin Consultants

Vintage photo of Emperor Akihito with Sayako, Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan


Japan Moves to Allow Its Emperor to Abdicate. But Just This Once.
The bill, which will be considered soon by the full Parliament, makes a one-time provision for Emperor Akihito, 83, to retire from the throne and be succeeded by his elder son, Crown Prince Naruhito. Emperor Akihito, a hugely popular figure in Japan who ...
'Female-led Imperial Family branches' part of draft bill for Emperor's abdication
In a concessional move, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is set to allow the establishment of female-headed branch houses of the Imperial Family to be specified in a draft additional resolution to a special bill to allow Emperor Akihito's ...
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 ...
Japan Cabinet Allows Emperor Akihito to Hand Over Throne to Crown Prince
Japan's Cabinet has approved for legislative debate a bill to allow 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to abdicate. Underscoring the urgency of the situation, a government panel tasked with making recommendations on the abdication issue said late last month in ...
Japanese Cabinet approves bill to let Emperor Akihito give up throne
May 19 (UPI) --Japan's Cabinet announced Friday it approved a bill allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate, opening a path for his son to succeed him. The bill still requires parliamentary approval and only applies to the current situation, in which Akihito ...
Japan Moves Forward on Bill to Allow Emperor Akihito to Abdicate Throne
On Friday, the Japanese cabinet approved a bill that would allow 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to abdicate his throne. The bill does not abolish the monarchy; as CNN observes, Emperor Akihito is ready to pass the throne along to his oldest son, 56-year-old ...
The Japanese Government Has Approved a Bill That Lets Emperor Akihito Abdicate
The Japanese government has given approval to a bill that, if passed in the legislature, will permit Emperor Akihito to abdicate the "Chrysanthemum Throne", the BBC reports. Akihito, who is 83, gave strong hints last August that he was thinking of stepping ...
Japan's Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Cabinet approved Friday a bill to let 83-year-old Emperor Akihito abdicate and allow his elder son Crown Prince Naruhito to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne. The abdication will be Japan's first in 200 years. Akihito indicated his ...
Japanese Emperor Akihito allowed to abdicate throne: Everything you need to know about ‘God’s descendant’
For the first time in the history of Japan, the government has passed a bill that allows the Japanese Emperor Akihito to abdicate the Chrysanthemum throne and let his son, Crown Prince Naruhito to take over. Akihito would be the first emperor to abdicate ...
Japan’s Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Cabinet has approved for legislative debate a bill to allow 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to abdicate. The legislation endorsed Friday would allow Crown Prince Naruhito to succeed his father as emperor. Akihito’s desire to abdicate ...
Akihito - Wikipedia
Akihito (明仁?, born 23 December 1933) ( English pronunciation (help · info)) is the reigning Emperor of Japan. He is the 125th emperor of his line according to ...
Akihito - Emperor -
Born into the oldest hereditary monarchy in the world, Akihito became the 125th emperor of Japan in 1990. Learn more at
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 ...
Spain's King Felipe VI meets with Japanese Emperor Akihito ...
Spanish King Felipe VI has met with Japanese Emperor Akihito in his first visit to Japan since ascending to the throne.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visit Sumo Tournament
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attended the opening of the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament at the Ryogoku Kokugikan
Japan’s Emperor Akihito on first-ever visit to Vietnam ...
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday for a visit to promote goodwill and soothe some of the wounds of ...
Japanese Emperor Akihito to Abdicate on New Year's Day ...
Japanese Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate and allow his oldest son to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne at the start of 2019. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government ...
Hirohito - Wikipedia
When his grandfather, Emperor Meiji, died on July 30, 1912, Hirohito's father, Yoshihito, assumed the throne and Hirohito became the heir apparent.
Emperor Akihito said to be planning abdication 'within a ...
Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate within a few years, a government source said Wednesday. The 82-year-old Emperor is still active but in May the Imperial ...
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress - The Imperial ...
On 7 January 1989, upon the demise of Emperor Hirohito (posthumously Emperor Showa), His Majesty Emperor Akihito acceded to the throne as the 125th Emperor of Japan.