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Emperor, empress visit quake-hit area of Ishikawa Prefecture

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Great that they have finally gone there, but that photo looks like something from Star Wars.

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Good for them.

The Emperor and Empress will surely bring renewed hope to the disaster-stricken locals in the area after the tragic event in January.

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The spirits have been lifted now.

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It took them 3 months? The former Emperor would have gone earlier I think,

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@seesaw7 - a lot of people wrote a similar statement.

Usual explanation is Jishuku - 自粛 - a period of self-restraint - avoiding ostentatious behaviour when others are suffering.

But I agree with you that his father would probably have been more pro-active.

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the emperor that earn the most respect from people.

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A photo is worth one thousand words.

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Fighto!Mar. 22  04:58 pm JST

Good for them.

The Emperor and Empress will surely bring renewed hope to the disaster-stricken locals in the area after the tragic event in January.

Say what you will but the Royals aren't just sitting their like frogs on toadstools. Good gesture on their part.

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