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Meet ‘superfan’ Fumiko Shirataki who has followed Japan’s royals for decades — South China Morning Post

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— Reuters: Wherever Japan’s royals go, there too goes Fumiko Shirataki: in summer heat and winter cold, to the ocean and to the mountains.

Except when it snows or rains too hard.

“You can’t get good pictures then – and if the camera lens gets wet, it might get damaged. I really worry about that,” said Shirataki, 78, who has spent the last 26 years following and photographing Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko and especially Crown Princess Masako…

Image courtesy of Reuters

April 26, 2019 — 22:15

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