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#Akihito

# akihito - Monday 8 August, 2016

Japan's Emperor Akihito hints that he wishes to abdicate due to failing health

However there’s currently no legal mechanism for him to step down.

# akihito - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Japan's Emperor: Fukushima nuclear crisis 'causes deep worry'

In a rare TV appearance, Japan’s Emperor Akihito admitted he was “deeply worried” by the crisis facing his country.