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As it happened: Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony

Livestream of the ceremony in which Emperor Naruhito will proclaim his enthronement before at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

The 59-year-old monarch will make the announcement after ascending to the 6.5-meter-high canopied takamikura throne, while Empress Masako, in a layered court kimono, will be seated on the adjacent michōdai throne during the ceremony.

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