Japanese royal family by numbers

7 years- How long Masako Owada held out before agreeing to marry Prince Naruhito, according to “Princess Masako” pg 2. If only she could have held out longer…

60 degrees- How far Princess Masako must bow every time she meets her in-laws, the Emperor and Empress of Japan, according to “Princess Masako” pg 4

124- The number of ancestors whose deaths the Emperor must mark with religious ceremonies every year, according to Princess Masako pg 12 

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