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Not a single bit of joy or happiness in this picture. Looks like those poor kids are being told off for something.

Oh I don't know, the girl in the back row wearing a yellow top looks enthralled, but it is difficult to say with them all waring facemasks. Don't really see the point of this photo. Princess Kako is in my opinion an Empress in the making, she does not have to prove herself with photo opportunities.

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InspectorGadget:

Royalty in other countries would be hugging...

Kissing/Hugging vs Bowing - a cultural difference that saved Japan during the pandemic.

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Feels very formal indeed, kids may be shy and aware of the media and covid there is and Japanese kind of thing but i think if all these royalty could take some not very formal picture, no need to hug even, for example everyone including the princess hands up and wrinkles in the corners of their eyes it would show this visit really did great for those children because they could feel at ease and had a good time... no matter how i look all the circumstances included, if people could put more thought into spending a quality time with these children i feel like they could really felt happy during that visit, just being there and participating may not be enough to make disabled people happy, one have to go out of their way to be innovative and creative in a way.

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Not a single bit of joy or happiness in this picture.

they’re wearing masks, so you can tell this by … ?

Royalty in other countries would be hugging 

not during this pandemic they wouldn’t

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Those poor masked children.

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I feel sorry for Kako and the disabled people being forced to mask up for the event by their idiotic handlers. Let people be people again.

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Why is it that every time Japanese royal family members visit disabled people and disabled bell ringing groups and it is always done at a distance as if everyone got rabies.

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Royalty in other countries would be hugging and making the kids feel loved. This kind of photo just reinforces the enormous gap between the Japanese royal family and ordinary people.

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If you had any experience with disabled kids you,d know many are extremely shy and lacking in self confidence. No doubt the media taking photos and Kako,s staffers who are not visible in the photo but definitely present are making these kids very uncomfortable.

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Not a single bit of joy or happiness in this picture. Looks like those poor kids are being told off for something.

They've probably been told they can't look her in the eye lol

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Not a single bit of joy or happiness in this picture. Looks like those poor kids are being told off for something.

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