New Emperor Greets 140,000 People

New Emperor greets 140,000 people

Japan's Emperor Naruhito has made his first remarks in front of the public since ascending the throne earlier this week.

The Imperial Household Agency said more than 140,000 people visited the Imperial Palace on Saturday to celebrate the Imperial succession. Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako, and other members of the Imperial family appeared on the palace balcony six times during the day to greet the public.

People Welcoming New Era Of Reiwa

People welcoming new era of Reiwa

People in Japan marked the beginning of the Reiwa era in a variety of ways.

A woman who took part in one of the countdown events said she hopes that people can make their dreams come true in the new era.

New Emperor Addresses The People

New Emperor addresses the people

It is the first day of a new era in Japanese history full of celebrations and rituals. Emperor Naruhito took the throne at the start of Wednesday and that ushered in a new era called Reiwa.

The Emperor has just taken part in two key ceremonies to mark the occasion.

Emperor Thanks People For Support

Emperor thanks people for support

Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate, bringing the three-decade-long Heisei era to a close. A ceremony to mark the occasion was held at the Imperial Palace.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke on behalf of the people of Japan.

People Reflect On Heisei Era

People reflect on Heisei era

Many people are reminiscing about the Heisei era... and thinking about the Reiwa era to come.

A woman in her 70s says, "Now that I think about it, Heisei was a really good era."

People Train For Disaster 3 Years After Big Quake

People train for disaster 3 years after big quake

People in Uki City, Kumamoto Prefecture, have renewed their preparedness for natural disasters one day before the third anniversary of the deadly quake that hit the region.

About 80 people, including Buddhist monks from nearby temples, gathered at a public hall in the city on Saturday. They first observed a moment of silence to mourn the victims.

Hokkaido Quake Leaves Many People Stranded

Hokkaido quake leaves many people stranded

The strong earthquake in Hokkaido on Thursday has left a number of people stranded. The authorities have confronted the problem by opening provisional shelters.

The Hokkaido Railway Company, also known as JR Hokkaido, says passengers remain on several trains that stopped between Minami-Chitose and New Chitose Airport and elsewhere.

Quake Leaves People In Cold, Stranded On Trains

Quake leaves people in cold, stranded on trains

Authorities in Hokkaido have opened shelters for people left stranded on trains or out in the bitter cold following the strong earthquake on Thursday.

The Hokkaido Railway Company, also known as JR Hokkaido, says passengers remain on several trains that stopped between Minami-Chitose and New Chitose Airport and elsewhere.

2019 Honda Super Cub First Ride Review | The Nicest People Love This Little Bike

2019 Honda Super Cub First Ride Review | The nicest people love this little bike

Long before Honda Civics and CR-Vs dotted American roads, Soichiro Honda was hatching a plan to seduce U.S. consumers with a gotta-have-it ride. "Old man" Honda dreamed of an affordable two-wheeler that could meet a few simple but critical guidelines: produce at least 4 horsepower from a quiet, efficient motor, be rugged enough to handle almost any road, and welcome any and all riders with an ergonomically friendly package. After a research trip to Europe, Soichiro and his team rolled up their sleeves and developed the Honda C100 "Super Cub," which made its way to the United States in 1959.

Kumamoto People Urged To Stay Vigilant For Jolts

Kumamoto people urged to stay vigilant for jolts

Officials at Japan's Meteorological Agency are urging people quake-prone Kumamoto Prefecture to remain vigilant against further risks.

Toshiyuki Matsumori, an official responsible for monitoring earthquakes and tsunami at the agency, spoke to reporters after the magnitude 4.3 quake struck the southwestern prefecture on Saturday afternoon.