Reluctant princess: The mystery around Japan’s reclusive future empress

But for Japan’s Crown Princess Masako … challenge to get through each and every day with my sorrow and anxiety,” she said during a rare news conference in 2007. Struggling to adapt to demands of stuffy court officials, she has suffered on and …
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