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Akihito's legacy: a look back at Japan's Heisei Era

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 02:11

Japanese Emperor Akihito has spent much of his time on the throne soothing the wounds of World War Two, a war fought in his father's name. He's set to become Japan's first emperor to abdicate in nearly two decades on April 30th, but his message on remembering the sufferings of the war will carry on.

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Japanese Emperor Akihito has spent much of his time on the throne soothing the wounds of World War Two, a war fought in his father's name. He's set to become Japan's first emperor to abdicate in nearly two decades on April 30th, but his message on remembering the sufferings of the war will carry on.

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Akihito's legacy: a look back at Japan's Heisei Era

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 02:11