His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan attended a book party for the 3rd edition of Mr. Tetsuji Nakabō’s book, Fishes of Japan with Pictorial Keys to the Species, this afternoon at Tokai University in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. The book was originally published in 1993 and again in 2000. This latest edition includes Emperor Akihito’s “…contribution to the book.”
In other news, the Imperial Household Agency announced that the emperor and empress will visit India sometime this Fall. The Japanese government is working out the details at this time.