The new era is an opportunity to learn about majestic words both common and obscure.
By Matthew Coslett 5 min read
Japan's Emperor Akihito has stepped down. Here we look back at his reign over the Heisei era.
Widespread closures and sky-high prices mean that 45% aren't happy about this year’s extra-long holiday.
Could we see an empress rule Japan in the next era?
From political musings to lewd jokes, "Reiwa" has got people talking.
Think Emperor Akihito’s abdication is a typical matter of protocol in Japan? Think again.
Japan’s new era will start on May 1 and is all about people “beautifully” nurturing culture.