A young prince would one day grow up to be the 124th Emperor of Japan, Hirohito -- or, as history would call him, Emperor Shouwa! But what is the life of a boy preparing to one day rule a nation? With the heavy burdens of political and military affairs on his shoulders, and the sacrifice of growing up away from his parents, what lessons did the young prince must learn to bear? What made him smile or shed tears or boil with rage? What did he love? This is the bold drama of one boy’s life from prince to emperor!