Reigning empress?

From Japan Today:

Seventy-nine percent of people polled in Japan said they support a female monarch on the imperial throne, far outnumbering 4% who are against it, and 16% who said they are ambivalent to the idea, the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper said Tuesday.

There’s some good news for Koizumi in that article, too.

I previously mentioned the possibility of a female imperial ruler. To be honest, I think it would be neat. Maybe not as neat as a female prime minister