Harvard grad gets ahead in a juni-hitoe

June 1993
U.S. News & World Report;6/21/93, Vol. 114 Issue 24, p11
Discusses the recent marriage of Masaka Owada, a 29-year-old commoner and Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito. Tradition that reigned; Festive celebrations in Japan; Hopes that the Harvard-educated Owada will modernize the monarchy.


Related Articles

  • `Virtual reality' wedding. Powell, Bill // Newsweek;6/21/1993, Vol. 121 Issue 25, p42 

    Comments on the wedding of Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako Owada in June 1993. The computer-generated simulation on television of the private Shinto ceremonies; Imperial Household Agency; The Japanese state's ability to alter reality when it sees the need; Japan's view of itself as a...

  • Masako Owada & Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan.  // People;7/26/93, Vol. 40 Issue 4, Weddings. p97 

    Describes the wedding of diplomat Masako Owada to Prince Naruhito, heir to the Japanese throne. Details of the ceremony; Status of marriage in 1993.

  • Never a bridegroom? Bellafante, Ginia // Time;1/18/1993, Vol. 141 Issue 3, p67 

    Announces the engagement of Japanese Prince Naruhito, 32, and Masako Owada, 29, a Harvard graduate and member of the Foreign Ministry who speaks four languages. No word on a wedding date as yet.

  • Royally hitched. Bellafante, Ginia // Time;6/21/1993, Vol. 141 Issue 25, p77 

    Discusses the wedding of Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako Owada in a solemn, 14-minute Shinto ceremony at Tokyo's imperial palace. After the ceremony Masako changed out of a 30-pound kimono and into Western wedding wear; Well-wishers hit the streets and the airwaves.

  • Princess in a gilded cage. Bartholet, Jeffrey; Takayama, Hideko // Bulletin with Newsweek;06/04/96, Vol. 116 Issue 6023, p62 

    Reports on how the life of Japanese Crown Princess Masako Owada changed after marrying Crown Prince Naruhito. Owada's career and educational achievements before marrying to crown Prince Naruhito; Owada's respect for Japanese traditions; Press' attitude toward Owada. INSETS: The groupies who...

  • Letter from Japan. Marshall, Andrew // New Statesman & Society;1/29/93, Vol. 6 Issue 237, p11 

    Discusses the announcement that Crown Prince Naruhito, 32, of Japan, will marry Masako Owada, 29, a career diplomat. Reaction on the Tokyo Stock Exchange; Comparison of Japanese and British monarchies; Britain's Imperial Household Agency; Media treatment of the monarchy in Japan and in Britain.

  • New era rolls on.  // Automotive News;6/14/1993, Vol. 67 Issue 5504, p4 

    Reports on the use of the Rolls-Royce Corniche III as the wedding car of Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and Miss Masako Owada. Need for an open car in the entourage; Specialty limousines for the Imperial family.

  • Waiting for a baby who may be king. Kusumoto, Hana // Christian Science Monitor;11/30/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p7 

    Discusses sentiment in Japan toward the birth of a baby to Prince Naruhito and Princess Masako, including celebrations with decorations and special baked goods, and how a male may become a successor to the throne, but not a female.

  • Heir or Spare?  // People;12/17/2001, Vol. 56 Issue 25, p79 

    Reports the birth of a daughter to Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and Princess Masako, on December 1, 2001.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics