(VIDEOS) His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan Addresses the Nation.
Imperial Family of Japan

(VIDEOS) His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan Addresses the Nation.

On Monday, August 8, 2016, His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan addressed the people — via a pre-recorded video message — of Japan hinting that he would like to abdicate the ancient Chrysanthemum Throne.  Here is what the 82-year-old emperor had to say: “A major milestone year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of … Continue reading