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Mind-blowing facts about Japan’s history.

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It is the Emperor system that has continued from the ancient times to the present. There is no royal family in the world that has been in the same family for at least 1500 years(Guinness Certified).

1993.6 wedding ceremonies for His Majesty the Emperor

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The model of Hina dolls is the wedding ceremony of the Emperor, which has been the same since the Heian period(AD794).

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It’s exactly the same:)

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This painting, from the reign of the 45th Emperor Shomu (Shomu Tenno) from 724 to 749, still looks the same.

I will explain because I think it is difficult for foreigners to understand.

Seii Taishogun in the era of Tokugawa Shogunate was appointed by the Emperor. Seii Taishogun is the top position in the military department.

It was a military dictatorship in a sense.

In the Meiji period, the military returned political power to the Emperor and made the Emperor a marshal.

At present, Japan’s top position is the Prime Minister, who is appointed by the Emperor. The Emperor does not choose the prime minister, but the appointment is made by the Emperor. It was the same in the period of Shogun, and the Emperor appointed Shogun. In a sense, the present system has returned to the old Emperor system.

This is Prime Minister Kishida who is appointed by the Emperor.

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There was never a revolution in Japan, and the Imperial Family was always the highest in Japan.

This may be a surprising fact of Japanese history.

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This is the era of the Edo period. The name of the era changes when the emperor changes. It shows that the Emperor system was also in the Edo period.

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