Sumo wrestlers make beefy salute to first day of Japan's new era

Sumo May 1, 2019

Sumo wrestlers make beefy salute to first day of Japan's new era

Sumo's biggest stars joined some 70 fellow heavyweights of the sport in using their bodies to spell out the two kanji characters representing Japan's new imperial era name, as the country celebrated the enthronement of its new emperor Wednesday. The wrestlers from the top two ...

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 ...