"Japan officially began a new era on 1 May when Crown Prince Naruhito
ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne as the new emperor.
The day before, his father Emperor Akihito became the first Japanese
emperor in more than 200 years to abdicate, bringing the Heisei imperial
era to an end."
Via Su Ann Lim.
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