His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan Leaves for South Africa. (VIDEOS)

On December 9, 2013, His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan departed from Tokyo International Airport to attend the memorial service for the late Mr. Nelson Mandela in South Africa.  The future emperor is accompanied by the former Japanese Prime Minister, Mr. Yasuo Fukuda.

The crown prince and Mr. Fukuda will return to Tokyo on Wednesday, December 11, 2013.