Japan’s Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 190 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a symbol of the state.
Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis has more.
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