Japan’s Emperor Naruhito. Photo: Kyodo Japan’s Emperor Naruhito. Photo: Kyodo
Japan’s Emperor Naruhito. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

Japan considers setting up panel on ways to secure a stable imperial succession

  • There are only three males in line to succeed Emperor Naruhito – his younger brother, the crown prince’s son, and the emperor’s uncle
  • The emperor and Empress Masako have a daughter, but under the Imperial House Law women cannot ascend the throne

Topic |   Japan
Japan’s Emperor Naruhito. Photo: Kyodo Japan’s Emperor Naruhito. Photo: Kyodo
Japan’s Emperor Naruhito. Photo: Kyodo
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