Under the present constitution, the emperor is the symbol of Japan who represents its unification and solidity of the Japanese people.
The emperor has no power related in politics but our constitution stipulates the role of the Emperor as follows.
Firstly , he officially appointes the prime minister and the chief of judge of the supreme court.
Secondly, he promulgates laws and treaties and dissolves the House of Representatives.
Thirdly, he receives foreign ambassadors and dignitaries.
The Haiku is a traditional Japanese poem consisting of 17 syllables containing a seasonal word in 5.7.5 line pattern which was developed into the level of art through a refined serenity called sabi by Matsuo Basyo in the Edo period.
Waribashi is disposable wooden and bamboo chopsticks which can be split apart with fingers that are available at public eaten places throughout Japan.