Extra...extra read all about it!
The Nihon Keizai Shimbun scooped everybody else on publishing a handwritten note by the former head of the Imperial Household Agency recording a conversation he had with the Showa Emperor. According to the note, the Emperor could not countenance the enshrinement of the 14 A-Class war criminals among the spirits of Yasukuni, so his heart told him he could no longer pay his respects at the shrine.
Guess what is going to be clogging the tubes of the internets leading out of the NBR Japan Forum tomorrow?
(On Robyn, on Christopher, on Gregory, on William! On Mindy, on Michael, on Alex and O jeez, nothing rhymes with "William"!)
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