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Posted on 4 November 2017 | 3:24 pm
At 83, Empress Michiko hopes for calm days
Asahi ShimbunAt 83, Empress Michiko hopes for calm days after abdicationAsahi ShimbunIn June, a special law was enacted to allow for the abdication of His Majesty the Emperor, and in September, the informal engagement of Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako was announced. Would you tell us Your thoughts and impressions as You look ...and more »
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 12:07 am
It's official: Princess Mako to marry former
The Japan TimesIt's official: Princess Mako to marry former university classmateThe Japan TimesAs a Naishinno princess, or a daughter or granddaughter of the Emperor, Princess Mako will be the first to marry since the Emperor's only daughter, Princess Sayako, now Sayako Kuroda, wed in 2005. When a female member of the Imperial family becomes a ...Princess Mako, fiance Komuro hold news conference on engagementThe MainichiThe Tale of Princess Mako of JapanChina Christian DailyPrincess Mako Officially Leaves Her Royal Status to Marry a Commoner with a 'Bright Smile'PEOPLE.comEnstarzall 134 news articles »
Posted on 3 September 2017 | 3:58 am
Show offers a rare glimpse of imperial gifts
Asahi ShimbunShow offers a rare glimpse of imperial gifts for banquet guestsAsahi Shimbun“The Imperial Family and Bonbonnieres--Tracing Their History” presents 165 items, including ones given at the banquets for celebrating Emperor Akihito's coronation and the coming of age of his daughter, Princess Sayako, who became Sayako Kuroda after ...
Posted on 25 August 2017 | 3:23 pm
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
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