Emperor Akihito has opened a 66-day extraordinary diet session citing his “weary bones” and the “crazy cheap flights on offer at the moment” to Hawaii.
“You can now purchase a return trip to Honolulu staying 4 nights on a beach side resort for under 70,000 yen,” announced Emperor Akihito.
The emperor told members of parliament the story of how he had bought “these suitcases” for vacationing back in the 1930s but “they’d never been used”.
“See these unused suitcases here – I bought them well before the Second World War.”
Emperor Akihito went on to explain how divine beings, like normal human beings, also weaken with age before he handed over proceedings to the Prime Minister.