Japan's publishers wait in suspense for next era name

/ Dec 3, 2017

Japan's publishers wait in suspense for next era name

Calendar, diary and fortune-telling businesses are anxiously awaiting for the government to announce the name of Japan's next Imperial era, which is set to begin on May 1, 2019, the day after the Emperor abdicates. In modern Japan, a gengō (era name) lasts for the ...