'Banzai!': the ceremony proclaiming Japan's new emperor

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'Banzai!': the ceremony proclaiming Japan's new emperorThe ceremony proclaiming the enthronement of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito will be a tightly choreographed and solemn affair, steeped in tradition, that cements his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne. After a private morning ceremony to “report” the day’s proceedings to his ancestors, Emperor Naruhito will prepare for the main event of the ceremony, in the Imperial Palace’s Pine Room.