VIDEO: In honor of a new Japanese emperor being crowned next month, a Tokyo restaurant crafted a football-sized Wagyu beef hamburger served between gold-dusted buns. The cost? $900.
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When Japanese Emperor Akihito abdicates in one month's time, it will usher in a new era. The new era will be ushered in when Crown Prince Naruhito ascends to the Chrysanthemum Throne on May 1.
Akihito will abdicate the imperial throne on April 30 of this year. When he does so, it will be the second time in nearly a century that Japan has ushered in a new era.