JAPANESE EMPEROR AKIHITO AND IMPERIAL FAMILY ATTEND AUTUMN GARDEN PARTY IN TOKYO.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko followed by the rest of the royal family join guests at the annual autumn imperial garden party at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo October 29. The Imperial family holds garden parties in spring and autumn every year, inviting people who have distinguished themselves in their service to the nation. From foreground; Emperor (2nd L), Empress (2nd R), Crown Prince Naruhito (C), Crown Princess Masako (R), Princess Nori (4th R), Princess Mikasa (L) and Prince Mikasa (4th L). A person next to Prince Mikasa is unidentified.