Long before Meghan and Harry were stealing the spotlight as the most adorable royal pair, Emperor Akihito, 84, and Empress Michiko, 83, of Japan were busy showing the world what tried and true love looks like. Married for almost 60 years, Japan’s Imperial couple, who will hand over the throne to their son (the Crown Prince Naruhito) in May 2019, have been by each other’s side through countless state dinners, royal duties, and casual strolls through the park. Here, a look back at their adorable union in photos.The Asahi Shimbun TEAM PLAYERS The Asahi Shimbun LAUGH OUT LOUD
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