FILE PHOTO: Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko wave to well-wishers during a public appearance for New Year celebrations at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, January 2, 2019. REUTERS / Issei Kato / File Photo

What will the imperial couple do in retirement?

When Emperor Akihito abdicates in 30 in April, he and Empress Michiko will leave the throne after decades

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Emperor of Japan asks to teach young people about the horrors of war

The Emperor of Japan made his last birthday before his abdication in the coming year, asking that generations

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