Imperial Family of Japan

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Visit the Kumamoto Prefecture. (VIDEOS)

On Monday, October 28, 2013, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan continued their visit to the Kumamoto Prefecture in southern Japan.

The day began with a tour of the newly restored Kumamoto Castle in Chūō-ku and a visit to the Kumamoto Prefecture government offices.  Whilst at the government offices Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko met with the governor of the Kumamoto Prefecture, Mr. Ikuo Kabashima, as well as other local government officials, and the prefecture’s official mascot named Kumamon.

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