Prince Akishino comments on the role of the family

The Imperial family will continue to play their part for the people after the imperial succession in May,…

Emperor visits ancestral mausoleums

On Wednesday, the emperor visited the mausoleums of emperor Jimmu, considered the first mythical emperor of the…

Emperor visits Ise Shrine to complete 2 enthronement rites

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako visited Ise Jingu, a Shinto shrine in the province of…

Daikyo-no-Gi banquet is held at the Imperial Palace

The second and final round of the Daikyo-no-Gi banquet organized by the Emperor in Daijosai took place…

Emperor performs the Daijosai ceremony

Daijokyu-no-Gi, the centerpiece of the Daijosai ceremony related to the Emperor's enthronement, took place at the Imperial Palace…

2020 Royal Exhibition to Celebrate Bonds between Britain and Japan

A collection of about 200 Japanese artworks will be exhibited at a special exhibit…

Thousands of people watched the Emperor's parade in Tokyo

About 120.000 people left Sunday to watch a parade celebrating the emperor's enthronement…

Naruhito thanks the audience for celebrating his enthronement

Emperor Naruhito expressed gratitude to about 30.000 supporters who gathered at the entrance of the…

Princess Mako, niece of Emperor Naruhito, turns 28

Princess Mako, niece of Emperor Naruhito and eldest daughter of Crown Prince Fumihito, completed…

Imperial banquet featured traditional dishes tailored to dignitaries

The dignitaries sat down for a feast of traditional Japanese delicacies on Tuesday night at the Palace…

3 Japanese Arrested in Protests Against Imperial System in Tokyo

Three people were arrested on Tuesday during a protest against Japan's imperial system in…

Korean president sends personal letter to Japanese emperor

South Korean President Moon Jae In sent a personal letter to the Japanese emperor Naruhito, said a…

Emperor wishes the happiness of the people during ceremony

The enthronement ceremony was held on Tuesday at Seiden State Hall in the Imperial Palace to…

Dignitaries attend the enthronement ceremony

Heads of state, royalty and dignitaries from around the world arrived in Tokyo to attend the…

Emperor Naruhito proclaims ascension to the throne

Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his accession to the throne on Tuesday in a secular ceremony with…

Tokyo on high alert, visitors arrive for Naruhito ceremony

Tokyo is raising its alertness to the highest level when VIPs began…

Daijokyu's construction accelerated for imperial ceremony

The Imperial Domestic Agency is accelerating construction work by the end of this month to…

Prime Minister of South Korea will attend the emperor's enthronement ceremony

South Korea's prime minister plans to visit Japan next week in what would be…

190 Countries Will Attend Imperial Ceremony in Japan

Up to 140 aircraft with foreign dignitaries are expected to arrive at Haneda and Narita airports in the…

Convertible will be used at Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony

The luxury convertible that will take Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako through the streets of…

Parade rehearsal performed for the emperor's enthronement ceremony

A rehearsal for Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony was held Sunday in Tokyo, restricting…