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Princess Kako, the second daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, leaves the Imperial Palace after a meeting with her grandparents, the emperor and empress, in Tokyo on Monday. Kako celebrated her 20th birthday on Monday and will now start performing official duties as a member of the imperial family.

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Beautiful!

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Many Happy Returns Of The Day Beautiful Princess Kako !

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Wow! That's a great picture!

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I'm generally against Royal families but Princess Kako looks very elegant. Happy Bday!

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I wish you much joy **

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Happy 20th Princess Kako!

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It would be wonderful if she can speak English too. Princess Kako seems to have the talent/look to inspire the youth of Japan much more than the government. I hope she will be allowed to use it.

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She and her sister Mako are pretty cute. They even look like they have a good sense of humor and some personality. I'd let them hang out with me and my crew.

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Lovely. Happy Birthday.

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A Happyt buerthday Kako Naishinno !

@Kaeri: That dress is a shocker!!! Neither traditionally Japanese nor fashionably Western.

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Because she is neither Western nor a commoner. What is the traditionally Japanese dress? Have you seen Japanese Inperial House princess' photoes in magazines? Magazines get photo from Kunaicho.

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She makes that gown look good

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I like her Mona Lisa smile!

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people who say this person is pretty are out of their minds. but frankly I'm sick and tired of supporting these people with my tax money, I would rather use that money on myself. These royalties can get a real job like everyone else.

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She seems like a pretty nice sort of a lass, I hope her old man doesn't mind me saying that she is also rather cute. She is definitely attractive enough to get a job on the TV doing the weather, or something like that. However, I guess she would have to be one of the ones who stays in the studio pointing at the signs on the chart, and not one of the poor sods they stick on the outside to confirm that it is really bloody cold at Hachiko at 7am.

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She certainly looks like she's up to being a princess. Gotta wonder what her grandmother said to her. Kindest regards, little woman.

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Being a princess suits her quite well.

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That dress is a shocker!!! Neither traditionally Japanese nor fashionably Western.

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Would like to know what her official duties will be...Smiling could be one of them.

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To the wonderful Birthday Girl, You are one of the Most Beautiful Women in Japan, I want to wish you a Very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year, we cannot forget Your Birthday, I wish you so Many More and may you live to be 125 years old God Bless You and Happy Birthday You are a stunning, So Beautiful. Wish I would have met You Too.****

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What she is wearing is not a dress. It is a formal Gown, Silk, not nylon or jinken (factory made phony textile)

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May the Princess have a long and happy life. Beautiful gown, a wonderful smile. Wish her most happiness.

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Happy Coming-Of-Age, Kako-hime!

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Royal Blood... humanity's reminder that all people is not and will never be equal

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Joe I don't know who's thumbed you down but, there mad! why ? all you have done is make a nice, clear comment.

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A young woman dressed in an outfit that makes her look middle aged. Poor thing.

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