Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Photo: AFP

Harvard expert Ezra Vogel says Japan’s Empress Masako will perform role ‘effortlessly’

  • Vogel was commenting on Empress Masako, a Harvard graduate and former diplomat, ahead of her husband Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement ceremony next week
  • The Japan and China expert has known Masako since she was in high school, due to his friendship with her father, former vice-foreign minister Hisashi Owada
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Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Photo: AFP
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