Princess Mako's engagement to be announced
Kyodo News PlusPrincess Mako's engagement to be announced on Sept. 3Kyodo News PlusPrincess Mako's marriage would be the first of a naishinno princess, a daughter or granddaughter of the emperor, since Sayako Kuroda's wedding in 2005. Japan's parliament enacted a law in June to allow the 83-year-old emperor to pass the throne to his ...and more »
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:33 pm
Another Royal Marries A Commoner: Malaysian
GraziaAnother Royal Marries A Commoner: Malaysian Princess Weds Former ModelGraziaHer aunt Sayako (previously Princess Nori) also chose love over title, marrying a commoner in 2005. It's a similar story in the UK, where Princess Anne, the Queen's only daughter, was unable to pass on her royal title to her children. This means Peter ...and more »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 4:21 am
In pictures: Royal wedding dresses from
Independent.ieIn pictures: Royal wedding dresses from around the worldIndependent.ieGettyImages-56168614.jpg. Japan's Princess Sayako arrives with her fiance Yoshiyuki Kuroda (not pictured) to a room for their wedding ceremony at a Tokyo hotel November 15, 2005 in Tokyo, Japan. Photo by Issei Kato-Pool/Getty Images. Independent ...
Posted on 29 July 2017 | 8:02 am
15 photos that show what royal wedding
The Independent15 photos that show what royal wedding dresses look like around the worldThe IndependentA royal wedding isn't just a union between two people and their families. It's a national (and sometimes international) affair that attracts throngs of well-wishers, close media attention, and high-profile guests all hoping to catch a glimpse of the ...and more »
Posted on 23 July 2017 | 5:18 am
Princess Mako's engagement announcement
The MainichiPrincess Mako's engagement announcement delayed after rain deathsThe MainichiPrincess Mako's marriage would be the first of a naishinno princess, a daughter or granddaughter of the emperor, since Sayako Kuroda's wedding in 2005. Princess Mako's impending engagement to Komuro has focused attention on the dwindling size of the ...and more »
Posted on 7 July 2017 | 1:59 am
Princess weds priest in Shinto ceremony at
The last time a female member of the imperial family married was in 2005 when Princess Sayako, the only daughter of Emperor ... Senge is the eldest son of the chief priest at Izumo Taisha. The wedding ceremony was conducted by Senge's uncle, Nagahiko ...
Posted on 4 October 2014 | 9:54 pm
Japanese Princess to marry son of shrine
The wedding will take place at the Izumo shrine. The wedding will be the first involving a member of the imperial family since 2005, when Princess Sayako, the daughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, got married.
Posted on 27 May 2014 | 12:53 pm
Wedding Bells to Ring for Japanese Princess
The last royal wedding was in 2005 when Princess Sayako, the daughter of Emperor Akihito, married Yoshiki Kuroda, a civil servant. As required by Imperial House Law, Princess Noriko will exit the Imperial House upon marrying. With only three princes in ...
Posted on 26 May 2014 | 1:00 am
Marriage makes Japanese Princess a commoner
Princess Sayako, the only daughter of Japan's Emperor Akihito, has wed a commoner in a private ceremony, losing her privileged status as a member of the imperial family. Princess Sayako wore a simple, full-length white silk dress and pearls. She walked ...
Posted on 15 November 2005 | 7:26 am
A royal bride marries - and quits work
TOKYO — When Princess Sayako of Japan marries a middle-aged Tokyo city bureaucrat of average means Tuesday, she will lose her royal status and be thrust into the role of an ordinary woman. Far from the fairy-tale extravaganza one might expect for the ...
Posted on 14 November 2005 | 8:00 am