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Japan's Reiwa era

Nearly 80% of Japanese back having women on the throne: survey

Support for Abe's cabinet jumps to 55%

A majority of the Japanese public has favorable views of the Imperial family.

TOKYO -- More than three-quarters of Japanese support allowing women to ascend to the Chrysanthemum Throne, a Nikkei opinion poll shows, indicating a gap between public opinion and the current government's reluctance so far.

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