Yes, Princess Masako of Nashimoto, she was a very interesting and forward thinking woman. It's true Masako was beloved by the Korean people.
I'm sure if a Japanese Princess were to marry a foreign Royal, she would be recognized as a Princess in her own right in her husband's country. Gifts of jewels from the Imperial Family, that's possible.
It used to be the law that Princesses were banned from making marriages with any foreign Royal, commoners were unthinkable, and even banned from marrying from any of the lesser or cadet branches of the Imperial Family. The fear of tainted blood in the Main Line, I admit, I don't know when it changed. It's on the Internet, I'm sure, but I'm way too lazy to search for it.
That stance and the Imperial House Law now are the results of the dilemma the Japanese Royal Family finds itself in.
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