Notice on Copyright and Other Related Matters Regarding this Website


Individual information (illustrations, photos, scripts and other works) on the Official Website of the Imperial Household Agency (hereinafter referred to as "the Site") and this website as a whole are subject to Japanese copyright laws and protected under related international conventions. Complete or partial content on this website may be cited, reprinted or copied by expressly indicating the source in an appropriate manner, as acts, including the use for private purposes or quotations, permitted within the scope of the Copyright Law. Otherwise, any act of citation, reprint or copy without the permission of the Imperial Household Agency (hereinafter referred to as "the Agency") is prohibited.

The contents of the Site cannot be altered or erased in whole or in part without the permission of the Agency.


The Agency takes appropriate measures to ensure the accuracy of information available on the Site, however, the Agency does not guarantee and assumes no responsibility for consequences, including damages, arising from or in connection with the use of any information available on this Site.

In addition, the Agency reserves the right to alter or erase the contents of this Site without any prior notification.


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Imperial Household Agency
1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8111, Japan