Emperor's evacuation to Kyoto weighed after Fukushima nuclear disaster

National Jan 2, 2021

Emperor's evacuation to Kyoto weighed after Fukushima nuclear disaster

The government led by the now-defunct Democratic Party of Japan unofficially proposed that then-Emperor Akihito evacuate to Kyoto or somewhere further west immediately after the eruption of the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, a former administration official has said. However, the Imperial Household Agency flatly ...

Former emperor and empress move to Takanawa Imperial Residence

National Apr 1, 2020

Former emperor and empress move to Takanawa Imperial Residence

Former Emperor Akihito and former Empress Michiko moved to the Takanawa Imperial Residence, their temporary home, in Tokyo's Minato Ward on Tuesday. The emperor emeritus and the empress emerita had moved out of the Imperial Palace in Chiyoda Ward after the former's abdication last year ...