- Date and Time
- Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress held their "First Audience after the Accession to the Throne" after ascending the throne.
Yunika Vision broadcast NHK's "First Audience after the Accession to the Throne" live on Wednesday, May 1 from 11:10, and transmitted the former crown prince's first words as emperor.
Many people passing by listened to the new emperor when he said the following: "I also swear that I will act according to the Constitution and fulfill my responsibility as the symbol of the State and of the unity of the people of Japan, while always turning my thoughts to the people and standing with them. I sincerely pray for the happiness of the people and the further development of the nation, as well as the peace of the world."