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Nin'gen'-sengen (人間宣言, lit. declaration of human being) in 1946 is a national radio broadcast in which Hirohito renounced his divinity and declared that Japan's sovereignty rested with the people.

His script was drafted by Reginald Horace Blyth[?], who introduced Zen and Haiku from Japan to the rest of world.

See also: Hirohito, Reginald Horace Blyth[?], Douglas MacArthur



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