A committee at Japan's Imperial Household Agency has decided on a plan to scale down buildings where one of the rituals related to the Imperial succession will be held next year.
The committee on Wednesday discussed buildings for the main ceremony of the Daijosai ritual. It will be held at the Imperial Palace in November following the enthronement of Crown Prince Naruhito in May.
Makihara Noriyuki will set out on a nationwide tour next spring.
The tour will held to coincide the release of the singer's new album (currently untitled). It will kick off on March 2 at Kawaguchi Sogo Bunka Center Lilia in Saitama with the finale on July 28 at NHK Hall in Tokyo for a total of 42 shows.
It's been announced that Imaizumi Yui will graduate from Keyakizaka46 after her solo handshake event on November 4 at Kyoto Pulse Plaza.
Imaizumi announced her graduation from Keyakizaka46 back in August. On October 3, she released her first solo photo book 'Dare mo Shiranai Watashi,' and in an interview for the book, she commented on her graduation, "When I thought hard about my future, I honestly didn't know what I could do by graduating this year when I turn 20 years old, but made the decision as I wanted to challenge myself to new things."
Japan's Transport Ministry will create common standards for levels of alcohol in aircraft flight crew. In several cases, pilots at the country's major airlines were detained or missed a flight due to improper drinking.
A copilot at Japan Airlines was detained before a flight in London's Heathrow Airport last month after a test showed alcohol of more than 10 times the legal limit in breath under the UK's Aviation Law.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will reshuffle his Cabinet and key posts in the main governing Liberal Democratic Party as early as October 1st. He appears set to retain Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga.
Aso and Suga have been with the prime minister since the start of his second Cabinet.
There’s more to look forward to for Final Fantasy fans. It was confirmed last week that Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD will soon be released for the Nintendo Switch. It has now been revealed that this isn’t the only title coming to Nintendo’s console in the future. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles is being ported over to the Switch as well as the PlayStation 4.