On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, the Imperial Household Agency, with the blessing of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan, announced the engagement of Her Imperial Highness Princess Noriko of Takamado to Mr. Kunimaro Senge.

Mr. Senge, 40, is the eldest son of the Chief Priest of the Izumo Grand Shrine. The wedding will take place in the Fall of 2014.

Congrats to the couple and many thanks to Mr. L.F. Teixeira for the breaking news about the imperial engagement!   🙂