End of an era: Saying goodbye to Heisei on social media

National Apr 30, 2019

End of an era: Saying goodbye to Heisei on social media

April 30, 2019, marks the end of the Heisei Era as Emperor Akihito abdicates after over 30 years on the throne. People (and companies) on social media looked back at the Heisei Era with nostalgia and sadness, but mostly excitement for the impending Reiwa ...

In pictures: The Imperial Couple

National Apr 29, 2019

In pictures: The Imperial Couple

Emperor Akihito, who will abdicate Tuesday, has reigned for three decades from 1989 through the Heisei Era as a "symbol of the state and of the unity of the people" with Empress Michiko at his side. The Imperial Couple have made it their mission to ...