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I feel as if I were in another world.

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Giving the people what they really want and need. Stuff like this shows how out of touch the Japanese royal family and those in the halls of power really are...

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Looks like a blast! lol!

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All masked up, I see a dude with those face shields only seen in Japan.

Bet it was a rocking good time for all!

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About 13,000 Japanese people submitted their poems for the occasion this year, including poems written by imperial families.

The Emperor Naruhito's poem was a prayer for a peaceful world.

人々の願ひと努力が実を結び平(たひ)らけき世の到るを祈る

The Empress Masako's poem was about her wish for ending pandemic.

感染の収まりゆくをひた願ひ出で立つ園に梅の実あをし

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Stuff like this shows how out of touch the Japanese royal family and those in the halls of power really are...

And those geeking-out on numerous other art forms or some of the more outré opportunities for entertainment and self gratification available in Japan are "more" in touch? With what exactly? How is this fundamentally different from a group of people reading salacious material in the aisle of a convenience store? To each their own, ne?

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