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  • Emperor Hirohito

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    HiroHito was the Emperor of Japan from 1926 to 1989. Also the longest reigning Emperor in Japanese history. He was a controversial figure that surrendered Japan to the Allied Forces in 1945. HiroHito was born on April 29, 1901 in Tokyo, Japan as the Eldest son of Crown Prince Yoshihito. Yet, he was not raised by his parents. Rather, he spent his early years raised by a retired vice-admiral and then an imperial attendant. Between ages 7 and 19, HiroHito attended schools designed for nobility. He

  • Princess Masako Analysis

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    Moshe Dayan, an Israeli military leader and politician, once exclaimed that “Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.” Humans need to have freedom in order to live happily, similar to how the body needs oxygen to survive. Without liberation, one will start to break down mentally and physically. In the novel, Princess Masako, written by Ben Hills, Masako Owada is a commoner that was very studious, outspoken, and she enjoyed playing softball as well as tennis; she experiences the feeling of having no freedom

  • The Battle Of The Imperial System

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    Minae Mizumura argue in “Who Wants to Marry an Emperor” that being married to an emperor is a fool’s errand; women are the ideal candidates of an noble emperor. Despite her trivial attacks on male emperors, men are undoubtedly far superior in ruling justified by their extension back to antiquity rulers, capability, and traditional essence. The imperial system has extended across thousands of years of Japanese history; it’s pitiful to say that it’ll come to a closing fairly soon. The imperial system

  • Essay on Minamata Patients’ Life and Minamata Compensation

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    (storytellers) so far. By sharing their stories and experiences, they hope that people will understand Minamata deeply. In 27th October 2013, the Emperor of Japan, Akihito, together with his wife gave a visit to the Minamata Disease Municipal Museum. They got a chance to talk with Kataribe and heard stories from them. The Emperor, Akihito, hopes that people will end discrimination to the victims. Comments Minamata disease is a very bad disease as it gives bad impacts to the human bodies. People barely

  • Hirohito Research Paper

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    then became a democratic figurehead. Hirohito remained an big figure in Japan until his death. He was the head of state and played a big role in rebuilding Japan’s image to the rest of the nations. Hirohito died of Cancer on January 7, 1989. His son Akihito took control of Japan after

  • The Meiji Republic

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    Its Chief of State is Emperor Akihito, son of Emperor Hirohito of World War II, and his wife, Empress Michiko. Both monarchs hold no legitimate power, but instead represent the constitution. Instead, governmental power is held by the Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, Deputy Prime Minister Taro

  • Emperor Jimmu

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    went, and ending in Yamato, where he centered his power (Jimmu Legendary Emperor of Japan, 2016.) Emperor Jimmu, formally Jimmu Tenno, is said to be a descendent of the Sun Goddess Amaterasu. The current Emperor of Japan, His Royal Majesty (HIM) Akihito, is a direct descendent of over 50 generations of Jimmu’s bloodline.

  • Essay On American Food

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    United States of America The United States is a melting pot of different types of people and with that come food brought in from all over. With their being food from all over the world coming into the United States finding what is consider “American” food can be hard. Though there are some food that come from other places and well as coming from America that is considered American food. Foods like hot dogs, hamburger, chips mac and cheese, and meat loaf are just some of the things that are considered

  • Japan In One Of The Most Beautiful Countries In East Asia.Their

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    Japan in one of the most beautiful countries in East Asia. Their lifestyle is truly amazing. Some of the most interesting things about Japan is their history, culture & environment, foods, traditions, education, and government is well put together. Japan is a country that no one else could replicate. They will always be that way. No matter what. Below you will read about why this is true and how it continues to be that way. Japan is definitely one country i would love to attend. It’s quite

  • Japan Defense Essay

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    Facing Searching for international allies to counter China’s aggression and North Korea’s missile program, Japan started to build up a stronger military and diplomatic tie with the Philippines as early as in January when Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited several war memorials to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Japan-Philippines diplomatic normalization. During the visit, the Emperor expressed his “renewed sense of sorrow” to the victims of the WWII at war memorials