Dancers celebrating the start of Japan’s new Reiwa imperial era at the Maharaja nightclub in Tokyo’s Roppongi district. Photo: Reuters

Disco in Japan is back as partygoers celebrate the Heisei imperial era

  • Japanese disco fans celebrated the end of the three-decade Heisei era last night by partying like it was 1989 when Emperor Akihito’s reign first began
  • Many of the clubs that symbolised the fun and excess of Japan’s go-go years eventually closed, but times change – and the strobe lights are coming back on
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Dancers celebrating the start of Japan’s new Reiwa imperial era at the Maharaja nightclub in Tokyo’s Roppongi district. Photo: Reuters
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