First Lady Nancy Reagan, President Ronald Reagan, and Emperor Showa (Hirohito), Tokyo, Japan, 9 Nov 1983

[Photo] US First Lady Nancy Reagan, US President Ronald Reagan, and Emperor Showa of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, 9 Nov 1983

US First Lady Nancy Reagan, US President Ronald Reagan, and Emperor Showa (Hirohito) of Japan in Tokyo, Japan, 9 Nov 1983

Japanese Emperor Akihito

Ceremony of Accession, Japan --- The kimono and the color that only the Emperor is allowed to wear.

Emperor Shōwa of Japan after his enthronement ceremony, 1928.

Japan: Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) after his enthronement ceremony in dressed in sokutai.

This poster is a simple and elegant portrait of the Japanese emperor. His medals and prim appearance make him appear as a man of honor, which is important in Japanese culture.

General Hideki Tojo on the cover Japanese wartime magazine Photo Weekly (colour litho)

終戦の詔書 Emperor Hirohito Rescript at WWII end, English Translation

World War II ended 70 years ago — here's the planned US invasion of Japan that never happened - Yahoo Finance

Sunday at Hirohito's (8), 2012 Published by the American Life Magazine in February 1946 called, "Sunday at Hirohito's- Emperor poses for first informal pictures". It was the first time the Japanese public saw him in daily settings. American's purpose was to provide an image of the emperor as an ordinary person instead of a divine figure. Meiro Koizumi painted anatomical images over his figure to push the concept further.

Sunday at Hirohito's (8), 2012 Published by the American Life Magazine in February 1946 called, "Sunday at Hirohito's- Emperor poses for first informal pictures". It was the first time the Japanese public saw him in daily settings. American's purpose was to provide an image of the emperor as an ordinary person instead of a divine figure. Meiro Koizumi painted anatomical images over his figure to push the concept further.

Emperor Shōwa, reigning from December 25, 1926, until his death on January 7, 1989. He was the head of state under the limitation of the Constitution of the Empire of Japan during Japan's imperial expansion, militarization, and involvement in World War II. After surrender, The Emperor was not put on trial, but he was forced to explicitly reject, the State Shinto claim that the Emperor of Japan was an arahitogami, i.e., an incarnate divinity.

Hirohito/Emperor Shōwa, Japanese Emperor and Emperor during the World War

Showa Emperor Funeral, 1989,しょわ てんの ふねる。1989

Showa Emperor Funeral, 1989,しょわ てんの ふねる。1989

A soldiers reaction to the Emperor’s surrender in WWII

A soldiers reaction to the Emperor’s surrender in WWII

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