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Japan’s empress-in-waiting ‘insecure’ but vows to serve


Royal duty: Naruhito and Masako will ascend to the throne next year. — AP

Royal duty: Naruhito and Masako will ascend to the throne next year. — AP

Tokyo: Japan’s Crown Princess Masako pledged to do her best despite feeling “insecure” about becoming empress in mere months, in a candid statement released on her 55th birthday.

Emperor Akihito will step down on April 30, 2019 – the first abdication in the Japanese imperial family in more than two centuries.

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