Japan Announces Name Of New Era

As per tradition, Japan announced the name of their new era—Reiwa, roughly meaning good fortune—to coincide with the ascension of Crown Prince Naruhito to the imperial throne. What do you think?

“Won’t this name interfere with the Crown Prince’s plans to lead Japan into an era of pestilence and misfortune?”

Mandy Ray Stationary Embroiderer


“I know I always say this, but I have a feeling this is going to be my era.”

Greg Chester Paperclip Organizer

“I don’t care what they name it; it’ll always be the Sears Tower to me.”

Harry McCulloch Systems Analyst