I wonder how many rites there are to complete in the 1st year for the Emperor. the visit to Ise Shrine was certainly admirable and some people could even see them embarking on the shinkansen back to Tokyo!
With the new emperor, we are discovering a year round full of secretive sometimes and at least never seen before rituals and events, yesterday was the once in the reign rituel to Daijosai, this creates discussions around cost, division between state and religion, etc.
nearly 9 years after the March disaster earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Tohoku region, the Fukushima plant remains an environmental worry for the world and a headache for Japan as well I am very surprised that nobody seems to be aware that the reactors have not cooled down yet, that tons and tons of […]
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/liveblog/2/ – visits to the shrines inside the Imperial Palace – this morning
Cannot wait to watch this tomorrow! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity both Japanese citizens and us who happen to live in Japan when this historical change happens! Banzai! take a look at the process