A monitor on a street in Tokyo announces the enactment of a law on June 9, 2017, to allow 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to pass the throne to his elder son Crown Prince Naruhito in what would be Japan's first abdication in two...More
June 09, 2017 License
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attend the national tree planting festival on May 28, 2017 in Uozu, Toyama, Japan.
May 28, 2017 License
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko talk on the way to Vietnam on February 28, 2017 in flight.
March 02, 2017 License
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko stroll near the Hayama Imperial Villa on January 31, 2017 in Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan.
January 30, 2017 License
Japanese Emperor Akihito (C) attends a banquet at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo to celebrate his 83rd birthday on Dec. 23, 2016.
December 23, 2016 License
Pedestrians look at a monitor showing Japan's Emperor Akihito delivering a speech in a video message on August 8, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. Japan's Emperor Akihito addressed to the nation in a rare video message on his worry that it may...More
August 08, 2016 License
Emperor Akihito attends the celebration for the New Year on the veranda of the Imperial Palace on January 2, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan.
January 02, 2015 License
Emperor Akihito Of Japan greets the public at the Imperial Palace on December 23, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Emperor Akihito of Japan turned 81 on December 23, 2014.
December 23, 2014 License
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko dance during a ceremony to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the International Ladies Benevolent Society at Hotel Okura on April 12, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.
December 19, 2013 License
Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko of Japan pictured together wearing their traditional wedding attire of a sokutai for him and a junihitoe for her on their wedding day in Tokyo, Japan on 10th April 1959.
March 12, 2015 License