Two Asian countries officially get new royal leaders this week. Crown Prince Naruhito has taken over as Emperor of Japan, and King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be crowned King of Thailand in a three day event beginning Saturday.
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On May 1, Japan's king, Emperor Akihito, will step down. His era - his time as emperor - will end, and the era of the next emperor, his son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will begin.
Whales and tuna have been fished so much that, unless their numbers are allowed to grow again, there may one day be nothing left to hunt. Still, Japan keeps hunting these animals.