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Event expected:

April 30, 2019


Tokyo, Japan

Expected operational date(s) TBC:

April 30, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito is to abdicate the Chrysanthemum Throne in favour of his son, Crown Prince Naruhito.

AP is planning to bring you a range of services tailored to your needs.

Akihito cited his age and health concerns when announcing his decision to abdicate, a move not seen in Japan for some two centuries.

Facilities available at this event (2)

Live Position

Emperor Akihito Abdication

Tokyo, Japan

AP is planning to provide a live position for this event.


Tokyo studio

Tokyo, Japan

Single-camera studio includes an LCD screen with live views of the Shimbashi district.

Additional services

AP is offering a range of additional facilities at this event.

Multiformat playout facilities

Available in all locations.

International delivery via AP's networks

Available in all locations.

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