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Emperor Naruhito proclaims ascension

Aaron Favila, AP

Posted at Oct 22 2019 12:57 PM

Emperor Naruhito proclaims ascension

People stop and watch as the enthronement ceremony for the 59-year-old Emperor Naruhito is broadcast live Tuesday in Tokyo, Japan. Naruhito ascended to the throne in May after his father Emperor Akihito’s abdication on April 30, 2019 after 30 years of the Chrysanthemum Throne.