TIL in 2001, the Japanese emperor admitted the ancient Korean blood (Baekje royal family) in the “unbroken” imperial line of Japan, and Korean influence in the formative years (7~9th century) of Japan. In Korea it became front-page news, while in Japan most media stayed silent

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2001/dec/28/japan.worlddispatch

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