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From left: Princess Kiko, her husband Prince Akishino, Crown Princess Masako and Crown Prince Naruhito wave goodbye to Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Saturday. The emperor and empress left on a six-day visit to India.

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I wish they'd break protocol for once and hug their parents when seeing them off. I wonder if they have ever hugged each other.

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So pre programmed, it all is sad

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Hugging in public is not Japanese custom. Used to be public kissers and huggers were arrested as perverts. .

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Sad to have to wave off family members on a foreign trip. If all families did this there would be chaos at the airport. Why bother? Just go. Other royal families don't do this.

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Good to see Crown Princess Masako looking so well !

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Do they have to fly over china?

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