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Old 12-30-2006, 08:19 PM
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Yes a Japense princess can marry but to keep her title she must marry a royal or noble no commoner because then she would lose her royal title.
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Old 12-30-2006, 10:49 PM
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i would agree with posts

if you getting married to Japan Royals and im sure if your families is rich or not like as heir,noble,baron,etc.

IF Princess married to commoner they will lose the HRH or HIH dues parent's decision they Japan Princess will still known as Princess of Japan without titles.
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Old 01-02-2007, 01:41 PM
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i'm not sure about still being called a princess after marrying a commoner, i think they will instead use their husbands surname. i also dont think there are any nobles left since the class system was disbanded after wwII.
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Old 01-29-2007, 01:12 PM
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A Japense princess could marry a foriegn noble or royal if she gets perimission from the monarch so she still keep her royal title.
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Old 01-29-2007, 04:20 PM
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If that happened, I would bet that the whole IHA would be throwned into total chaos since they have such a fear of lossing the imperial line to such a problem. But perhaps it would be a good thing to shake hings up a bit like this. Would it be even possible?
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Old 01-30-2007, 07:27 AM
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Total chatos what are you talking about? A Japenese princess is not allowed to be state I don't see that as a problem if the monarch approves of the marriage. It seems wrong to judge someone just because there from another nation and do not even know them and that is what I find not right at all. The imperial family still continue without the princess being she has siblings and they have children.
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Stores that the Emperor/ Imperial family patronised?

Stores that the Emperor/ Imperial family patronised?


I'm wondering if there are some specific shops that the Emperor or the imperial family commissioned them to made stuff for the imperial family.

I know that the Muramatsu flute was commissioned made a flute for Princess Masako, I wonder if there's any sword smiths,silk makers or other kind that specifically handle requests from the royal family.

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Memoirs of Prince Mikasa?

Hello,

I am trying to get hold of the memoires of Prince Mikasa for some research I'm doing (for a book), but I'm having some trouble tracking them down.

I don't know if they were published in English but even in Japanese would be okay. Not that I speak Japanese - but I can get them translated!

Any idea where I can get hold of them?

Many thanks in advance
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Old 01-08-2011, 10:48 AM
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Hello Blake,
HIH the Prince Mikasa's memoirs were not published in English yet. I am pretty sure you have googled these two things, but just in case that they might be of some interest for you:
Library of Congress with it's awesome digital collection, and The Imperial Household Agency. They are both available for e-mail request of a copy of the memoirs, as far as I know.
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given names and naming patterns

I'm a big name geek and my recent obsession has been Japanese names. I'm curious about a pattern I've been seeing among the imperial family (besides the -hito and -ko endings) - their names tend to have unusual spellings, and that goes for both the present and past members. Princess Youko (瑶子), for example, uses an unusual character for "You", the same way Empress Kojun's name (良子) is an unusual spelling of Nagako (her name, from my far-from-fluent experience, seems to be read more commonly as Yoshiko or Ryouko). Compare that to, say, former-commoner CP Masako, who uses what I think to be the most common spelling of the name - and there's next to no imperial princess named Masako from recent history (Meji onwards) who uses that spelling. (Of course not everyone: Princess Noriko uses, I think, the most common spelling of her name.) Is there any special meaning to this - a tradition, maybe? What other name patterns do you notice?
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Old 02-14-2011, 01:23 PM
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All info about the naming traditions of the Imperial and noble families of Japan can be found in these books:

Japan's name culture by Herbert Plutchow - Google books
Japanese names and how to read them by Hogitaro Inada, A.J. Koop
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I have noticed that princesses are (-ko) and princes are (-to) any reason for that ?
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What breed are the Imperial Family dogs?

Anyone know the answer to this one?

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Anyone know the answer to this one?

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Imperial family? which family are you speaking about?
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Imperial family? which family are you speaking about?
The imperial family of Japan, I think.
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Old 03-28-2011, 03:00 AM
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The imperial family of Japan, I think.
If the OP is talking the Japanese imperial family then the only picture I can find of a dog of theirs is

http://kamikazeegirl.files.wordpress...yal-family.jpg

I thought maybe an Akita, but it doesn't really look like one, I am not certain what it is.
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Yup

Yes, I am referring to the Japanese Imperial family. I also could only find a picture. It looks like a really skinny Akita or a large Shiba Inu.

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Old 03-28-2011, 01:02 PM
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In May 2009 HIH the Crown Princess has refered their dog to be Shiba Inu.
**Pic** - credits Getty, May 2009
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Old 03-30-2011, 05:30 PM
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I have noticed that princesses are (-ko) and princes are (-to) any reason for that ?
I think 'ko' means child and 'hito' means man/masculine? I think it reflects the historical/traditional Japanese cultural view on the supposed roles and qualities of men and women.
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Old 03-31-2011, 09:14 PM
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It's a mix.

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Yes, I am referring to the Japanese Imperial family. I also could only find a picture. It looks like a really skinny Akita or a large Shiba Inu.

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The dog's name is YURI and it is a mix of part Shiba.
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