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Japan's Reiwa era

Japan to introduce new emperor to the world in October

Enthronement ceremony expected to draw guests from nearly 200 countries

About 2,500 people will be invited to Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony.

TOKYO -- Japan's new emperor will announce his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne before dignitaries from 195 foreign countries in October, according to the outline of the enthronement ritual approved by the government Thursday.

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