Imperial Family of Japan

Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Visit the Tochigi Prefecture. (VIDEO)


On May 21, 2014, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan arrived in the Tochigi Prefecture to begin their two-day visit to the region.

According to Kyodo News, the visit is “…in line with their wish to observe the recovery of the environment once destroyed by mineral poisoning from the prefecture’s Ashio Copper Mine.”