Japan's emperor has abdicated for the time in 200 . Emperor Akihito, 85, was for 30 years. He stepped down of his health. He has been slowing down and had some health . He thinks his son, Naruhito, is better to carry out the emperor's duties. People will remember Emperor Akihito for his personal . He always visited people after , tsunami and disasters.
Emperor Naruhito, 59, became the 126th emperor of the world's monarchy. He spent years at Oxford University. His wife, the Empress Masako, studied at Harvard University. In a , Naruhito received a sacred , a jewel and official that are thousands of years . The ceremony was in the middle of a ten- Japanese holiday. Millions of Japanese people watched the event on their TVs and .