Japan’s New Period Called “Reiwa”

Japan’s New Period Called “Reiwa”

Come the almost impending conclusion of the Heisei era, Japan has unveiled the sophisticated name of the period that will introduce their new emperor’s reign: “Reiwa” (令和). The Heisei age began on the 8th of January in 1989 and will formally end on...

Japan names age for incoming emperor Naruhito

Japan’s cabinet has picked the country’s 248 th age name, part of a custom dating back to the 7th century: “Reiwa.”. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga announced the name on Monday. Reiwa is thought to be stemmed from Manyoshu, the earliest...