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End of the Heisei Era: Japanese government to announce new era name on 1 April

Japanese netizens pitch in with guesses on what it might be.

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J-Pop singer to perform song written and composed by the emperor and empress at upcoming ceremony

Singer Daichi Miura of Dragon Ball Super fame is selected to perform a song created by some unlikely collaborators–the Imperial Family of Japan.
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Donald Trump will probably be the first foreign leader to meet with Japan’s new emperor

State visit likely to occur in late spring/early summer of next year.

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Japanese Emperor’s abdication date set, end of Heisei era now officially on the horizon

The Japanese Prime Minister made the announcement today, following a meeting held by the Imperial Household Council.

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Japanese Emperor abdication date revealed by government officials in new report

The date will bring an end to Japan’s current Heisei era.

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