King, Queen Look To Reinforce Japanese Relations

King Felipe and Queen Letizia recently returned from a roughly week-long state visit to Japan.

Among numerous meetings, Their Majesties shared a meal and other meetings with Emperor Akohito and Empress Michiko.

King Felipe wearing the collar of the Japanese Order of the Chrysanthemum. The Emperor wearing the collar of the Spanish Order of the Golden Fleece. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

The King and Queen also, as is customary, met with Spaniards living and working in Japan.


The King worked to strengthen business ties between the two countries, meeting with business leaders on both sides.

The King and Queen, and the Emperor and Empress on a bullet train ride. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

The Queen visited researchers specializing in rare diseases, one of the focuses of her young reign.


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