To say that the year 2011 was a difficult one for the Imperial family as well as for people of Japan is an understatement and so far 2012 began with a rocky start. A 7.0 earthquake shook Tokyo, Japan on Sunday as His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito led his country’s New Year celebrations by urging… Read More A 7.0 Earthquake Rocks Tokyo, Japan As H.I.M Emperor Akihito Celebrates the New Year (VIDEO)
During a press conference H.I.H. Prince Akishino of Japan “urged for a retirement age for Emperors.” Confused? Click here to read an article from BBC News.
This afternoon, January 24, 2011, Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito attended the 150th anniversary of the Amity Treaty between Germany and Japan, “The treaty was signed to establish diplomatic and commercial relations between the two countries.” During the celebrations Crown Prince Naruhito gave a speech as well as hosted a reception at the National Art Center… Read More Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan Attends the 150th Anniversary of the Japan-Germany Amity Treaty
Crown Princess Masako of Japan turned 47 years old this past December 9, 2010. The little seen Crown Princess of Japan spent the day with her family at the Imperial Palace in Japan. The life of Japan’s Crown Princess is a sad one. Ever since she married the awesome Crown Prince Naurhito the once vibrant… Read More Happy Belated Birthday Crown Princess Masako of Japan