Japanese Princess Marries a commoner in a ritual-filled ceremony

  • Japanese Princess Ayako married a commoner in a ritual-filled ceremony. Ayako, the bride, is the daughter of Emperor's cousin while Kei Moriya, the groom works for a major shipping company named Nippon Yusen. The wedding took place at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo. As per reports, the rituals included an exchange of rings and a sharing of a cup of sake. Both the rituals are routine for the Shinto-style weddings.

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