His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan on the Balcony at the Imperial Palace on January 2, 2012 (VIDEO)

Per the Associated Press: His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan waved to cheering New Year well-wishers on Monday, January 2, 2011, and said he shares in disaster-struck nation’s pain as well as hopes for its recovery. Emperor Akihito appeared on a balcony at the Imperial Palace along with his wife Empress Michiko and their… Read More His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan on the Balcony at the Imperial Palace on January 2, 2012 (VIDEO)