Thursday, 21 November 2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako hold lanterns during a national celebration to mark his enthronement at the entrance of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan November 9, 2019. Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako are expected to make an appearance and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is also scheduled to make a congratulatory speech. Koji Sasahara/Pool via REUTERS

Japan's Emperor Naruhito delivers a speech as Empress Masako listens during a national celebration to mark his enthronement at the entrance of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan November 9, 2019. A national festival to celebrate the enthronement of New Japanese Emperor Naruhito was held at the Imperial Palace Square. Koji Sasahara/Pool via REUTERS

Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako wave to well-wishers during a celebration event, a day before Emperor and Empress' royal parade in front of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan November 9, 2019. The festival started in the afternoon with a celebratory parade of traditional Japanese folk dance groups from around the country and music bands of the Metropolitan Police Department and the Tokyo Fire Department performing. REUTERS/Kim Hong-ji

Well-wishers wave Japanese flags during a celebration event to mark the enthronement of Japanese Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo, Japan November 9, 2019. Tomohiro Ohsumi/Pool via REUTERS

Well-wishers holding paper lanterns and Japanese flags shout 'banzai' or cheers during a celebration event, a day before Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako's royal parade in front of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan November 9, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Well-wishers wave Japanese flags as Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako make an appearance during a celebration event, a day before Emperor and Empress' royal parade in front of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan November 9, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato