Emperor turns 79; reassures well-wishers he is in good health

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  • 7

    semperfi

    Congratulations to the Emperor ! . . . . . . Emperor Akihito , with Michiko, his wife, have represented Japan with great dignity and grace these last 23 years . . . . .and I wish him all the best .

  • 4

    kimuzukashiiiii

    I do like the Japanese emperor a lot.

    He seems to be the only one in charge around here who seems to have his head screwed on.

  • 3

    luvjptiw2

    my grandfather who was the navy survived from the war. when Emperor Showa appeared on TV, he always stood up and saluted for the Emperor.

  • 3

    The passage

    A very happy birthday. Just 79, so a mere whippersnapper in Japanese longevity terms! All the very best!

  • 1

    detlef langer

    Congratulations to my Emperor-in-law! I wish him all the very best! May he live long in good health!

  • -2

    Serrano

    "the bitter cold ( in Tokyo )"

    ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha It was almost balmy in Tokyo today.

    I wish the emperor and everyone else who hasn't done anything bad well.

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