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Emperor's duties canceled for second day

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By Toshifumi Kitamura

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Leave them alone

7 ( +8 / -1 )

"He will rest today... and postpone his official duties"

Postpone!? Will he ever have some OT when he gets back to work. Slacker.

-3 ( +1 / -4 )

I hope I am wrong, but this sounds like a lead up to something a hell of a lot more serious.

6 ( +7 / -1 )

The summer heat does not help. Crown Prince should take over his public duties already.

8 ( +9 / -1 )

FFS! Just let him retire now.

9 ( +9 / -0 )

Thanks to IHA and all involved for making him work until his grave.

10 ( +10 / -0 )

Even emperors have to work overtime.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

IHA cruel and unusual punishment continues. Let him retire immediately

5 ( +5 / -0 )

This is turning into the largest profile case of karoshi ever. Doesn't matter the hours, forcing someone to work until they die is criminal

8 ( +8 / -0 )

Hope he's okay.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

The summer heat does not help. Crown Prince should take over his public duties already.

But, the Crown Prince "can't" yet......It's still not April 2019 or whenever they scheduled to make the change. It would be blasphemy to actually adapt and do things by feel as opposed to "by the books".

So sad. Hopefully he just needs to relax from the heat bit. Step number one, lose the suit jacket in the heat.

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But, the Crown Prince "can't" yet....

Actually he can, if the Emperor is physically unable to continue his duties the Crown Prince can and has done so in the past.

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