JAPANESE EMPEROR AKIHITO, EMPRESS MICHIKO AND CROWN PRINCESS MASAKO BOW
PRIOR TO A CONCERT IN TOKYO....
Japanese Emperor Akihito (L), Empress Michiko (C) and Crown Princess
Masako bow prior to a concert at a Gakushuin University hall in Tokyo
June 15, 2003. The royal family enjoyed a concert and Crown Prince
Naruhito played the viola in a Maurice Ravel's Bolero. More than three
quarters of Japanese would accept a female head of state, according to
a newspaper poll published on Sunday. REUTERS/Issei Kato