On April 12, 2012, His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan held an audience with His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Afterward, they attended a luncheon along with various Japanese and Bahraini dignitaries.
His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain also hosted a reception “… in honor of His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan…” held at Akasaka Palace. Click here to read His Majesty’s speech. (in English)
Sources: Bahrain News Agency and Daylife