Japanese Emperor Akihito, 82, said in a rare video address to the public on Monday that he worried that age may make it difficult for him to fully carry out his duties. FRANCE24's Clément Bonnerot takes a look back at Akihito's reign so far.

Japan: Emperor Akihito suggests abdication in a rare video address

Japanese Emperor Akihito, 82, said in a rare video address to the public on Monday that he worried that age may make it difficult for him to fully carry out his duties. FRANCE24's Clément Bonnerot takes a look back at Akihito's reign so far.