Japan’s new emperor greeted by thousands during rare parade

Crowds cheer Naruhito and his wife at event rescheduled after deadly typhoon

Tens of thousands of flag-waving spectators have cheered Japan’s new emperor during a rare open-top car parade that was rescheduled after a deadly typhoon.

Some in the crowd camped overnight to get a prime stop by the palace for the 30-minute parade featuring Emperor Naruhito and his wife, Empress Masako.

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