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Reiwa Era: Year One, Day One 

Japan’s new imperial era Reiwa begins today, May 1, 2019. This transition is unusual because the previous emperor did not pass away, he abdicated, so everything could be planned out and carefully unfolded over the last 6 months or so. As a result of this…