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emperor of Japan who renounced his divinity and became a constitutional monarch after Japan surrendered at the end of World War II (1901-1989)

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Yet, the descendants of Emperor Hirohito remain committed to preserving a Japanese value system that is in dire need of sweeping social reform.
And how did Emperor Hirohito break the news to his people?
While Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom made three official visits to Japan in February 1989 to attend the funeral of late Emperor Hirohito, in November 1990 to attend the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Akihito, and in September 2001 to attend the WTO Millennium Conference of Tourism Leaders, President Yameen s visit will be the first Official Visit on the invitation of the Japanese Government.
General MacArthur (Tommy Lee Jones), Supreme Commander for the Allied Forces, assigns Brigadier General Bonner Fellers (Matthew Fox, pictured) with the unenviable task of establishing if Emperor Hirohito (Takataro Kataoka) should stand trial as a war criminal for his actions.
Prince Takamado, who died in 2002, was the third son of Prince Mikasa, 97, who is the brother of the late Emperor Hirohito and uncle of Emperor Akihito.
After the war, while leaders of other Allied countries wanted to see Emperor Hirohito go on trial for his involvement, Gen.
Half crinoline romance, half crusty military-history lesson, "Emperor" goes behind the scenes immediately following Japan's surrender in World War II to reveal the delicate negotiations that allowed disgraced emperor Hirohito to maintain his title, provided he denounce his divinity.
Twenty-two chapters discuss such issues as the selection of the defendants and the decision not to prosecute Emperor Hirohito, provide individual examinations of the judges, analyze the proceedings, explore crimes towards China and Korea and towards the so-called "comfort women" that were not prosecuted, and consider Allied crimes that also went unprosecuted.
The news was cheered by many Japanese, who still idolise the imperial family more than 60 years after the late Emperor Hirohito renounced his status as adivinity at the end of the war.
AMERICAN SHOGUN: GENERAL MACARTHUR, EMPEROR HIROHITO AND THE DRAMA OF MODERN JAPAN surveys these two men and how a popular American hero and a Japanese monarch came together to bring two great nations together.
The Sun, which also debuted this past spring at Cannes, examines the virtual house arrest of Emperor Hirohito during the US occupation of Japan at the end of the Second World War.
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and then Nagasaki persuaded Emperor Hirohito, who had wavered for weeks, that the war must end immediately.
The plot revolves around the late wartime Japanese Emperor Hirohito.
Later, we had some good company, such as Adolph Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Emperor Hirohito.