Emperor Naruhito and his wife Empress Masako took part in a parade on Sunday in central Tokyo, with many spectators celebrating the emperor's enthronement earlier this year.

Here is a collection of photos of Emperor Naruhito's parade taken by Kyodo News photographers.

6:53 a.m.

(Police officers prepare for the parade.)

12:49 p.m.

1:38 p.m.

(Spectators line up for security check.)

2:57 p.m.

3:05 p.m.

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