4 months From Heisei to Reiwa: how Japan changed under Emperor Akihito Rappler
TOKYO, Japan – Japan marks the end of an era with Tuesday's abdication of Emperor Akihito, and the outgoing monarch leaves behind a much-changed country. Crown Prince Naruhito will inherit a Japan vastly different from that of the start of his father's reign, when the country was in the grip of an economic bubble and ... more