(English) The new Gengo era in Japan will be called Reiwa
The new gengo era for the reign of the new monarch Naruhito or emperor in Japan will be called Reiwa 令 和.
We just knew the name 5 min ago.
It is the first time in Japanese history that the ideogram or kanji Rei 令 is used in a name for the Gengo era. This name also includes the meaning of the plum blossom or Ume 梅.
The Japanese Government announces the new imperial era name: ‘reiwa’ ‘Reiwa’ in Japanese 令和 tentative spelling – is a name that will be on the mouth of most Japanese today and it will be in the coming years.
- (English) In 30 min we will know the name Gengo for the new era of Japan and its emperor
- (English) Buke Yashiki of Kakunodate, the samurai village of Hiroyuki Sanada The Twilight Samurai