Emperor Akihito

  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • documentary, history

the story of the Japanese emperor's life and his reign from 1989 to 2019. In a democratizing world, the changing role of the Imperial House of Japan led Emperor Akihito to break with many traditions, marrying a commoner, Michiko, raising his own children, interacting more directly with the public, and implementing diplomacy with China.

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Season 1 Episode Guide

The Symbol of a Nation

Season 1, Episode 3

September 23, 2019

The Two of Us

Season 1, Episode 2

September 16, 2019

Crown Prince of a Defeated Nation

Season 1, Episode 1

September 9, 2019

Cord-Cutting Guide. Credit: Robert Rodriguez / TV Guide

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