TIMs Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Attend the 2013 Japan Academy Prize (VIDEOS)

On the morning of June 17, 2013, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan arrived at the Japan Academy headquarters in Ueno Park, Tokyo, to attend the 2013 Japan Academy Prize.

Each year the prize is awarded to an individual who has “…achieved notable research landmarks or who has authored outstanding academic papers or books.”  The winner of the 2013 Japan Academy Prize went to Professor Jun Matsuura, specializing in European Literature, from the University of Tokyo.

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