Example sentences for: akihito

How can you use “akihito” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Over this amazing cornucopia presides Emperor Akihito.

  • After the Japanese media had almost ignored the protests against Emperor Akihito on the first day of his state visit to Britain, Japan's largest newspaper, Asahi Shimbun, expressed understanding Thursday of the grievances of the British ex-prisoners-of-war who turned their backs on the emperor during his public appearances.

  • The London Evening Standard said in an editorial that "no reasonable person could feel any personal animus against Emperor Akihito" but that "most Londoners will feel little reason to celebrate," because "the rising sun flag remains, for much of the world, a symbol of terror and shame."

  • On Monday the same paper reported the death at age 97 of Elizabeth Gray Vining, an American teacher from Philadelphia who served as Emperor Akihito's tutor for four years from 1946 while he was still crown prince of Japan.

  • At a rare press conference--reported by Asahi Shimbun of Tokyo Friday--to mark the 10 th anniversary of his accession to the throne of Japan, Emperor Akihito said it weighed on his conscience that the nation should be celebrating the occasion "under the present stringent economic circumstances."

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