Former KING 5 anchor Lori Matsukawa was honored last week with an invitation to the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan.

The invitation for the enthronement and celebratory banquet was hand delivered by Senior Assistant for Political Affairs at Consulate General of Japan Hiro Tojo.

Lori Matsukawa honored with invitation to Japan's enthronement ceremony
Lori Matsukawa

Matsukawa was one of eight American civilians invited to the event, which marked the beginning of the new reign known as Reiwa.

“Experience of a lifetime!” Matsukawa said in a Facebook post.

This is some of the delegation from the "Americas" - Chile, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador and the USA! #RoyalEnthronement

Matsukawa also attended a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Matsukawa will join Take 5 on Friday to discuss her trip and what the new reign means for the people of Japan and the world. 

Follow her trip on KING 5 and her Facebook page