A new era has begun in Japan with the ascension of emperor Naruhito to the throne of the world's oldest continuous monarchy.
Acceding to the crucial, symbolic role after his father abdicated yesterday, the new emperor said he felt a sense of solemnity in a transition that hasn't happened in more than 200 years.
North Asia correspondent Jake Sturmer reports from Tokyo.
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