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A new emperor ascends the throne on May 1. How important to Japan do think the monarchy system is?

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If the people in imperial household were equal to us, that system would be imporatnt. Recently some of them are seen as a celebrity or something in a media, I'm getting concerned a bit.

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A monarchy system is part of cultural identity. Being English, I understand the reasons and values of maintaining a monarchy. I'm not particularly a royalist but I do believe that a monarchy is symbolic and unifying in certain ways.

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