Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife Crown Princess Masako. The government announced a list of rituals for his accession to the throne. Photo: AP

Japan sticks with tradition and excludes female imperial family members from Crown Prince Naruhito’s enthronement

He will formally succeed to the Chrysanthemum Throne on May 1 next year, a day after Emperor Akihito steps down

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Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife Crown Princess Masako. The government announced a list of rituals for his accession to the throne. Photo: AP
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