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Japan's Reiwa era

Prince's parade and class of 1993: The reshaping of Japan's politics

Upheaval helped bond Abe and other lawmakers first elected in peculiar year

Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife, Masako, during a wedding parade in June 1993.

TOKYO -- The enthronement parade for Emperor Naruhito, set for next month, will be an opportunity for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reflect on the early days of his political career.

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