On the first day of autumn in the lingering summer heat, Kako, 28, the second daughter of the Akishino family, alighted at Tottori Airport. As she exited the airport exit, she spent about three minutes waving back and forth along the nearly 50-meter-long sidewalk. This unscheduled “fan service” was a surprise to local police security personnel.
He arrived in Tottori to attend the “National High School Sign Language Performance Koshien” held on September 24. He was in Tottori to attend the “National High School Sign Language Performance Koshien” held on September 24. He was in good spirits at the social gathering with the sign language performance contestants that night, communicating with them using sign language himself. That is why I was surprised when it was announced the next morning that he had contracted a new type of corona infection.
He arrived in Tottori on a high note, but cancelled his official duties.
He was in Tottori on a high note, but cancelled his official duties. It is likely that her intention was to restore the bad image she has had since it was reported that she had separated from her parents and was living alone at the former temporary fable.
In early November, Kako is scheduled to visit Peru on her first official overseas trip in four years. Since there are no direct flights to Peru, she will most likely make a connection in North America. The subject of discussion here is her reunion with her older sister, Mako Komuro, 31, at her transit point. Yuji Odabe, a professor emeritus at Shizuoka University of Social Welfare, said, “Normally, a reunion of the sisters would not be possible.
Originally, there is nothing wrong with reuniting sisters,” said Yuji Odabe, professor emeritus at Shizuoka University of Social Welfare. However, if they were to meet in North America with Mako, who is believed to be receiving special treatment in the U.S., there would be extra costs for security and other expenses. There is a fear that they will be criticized for putting their own feelings first and not being attentive to the people.
As with the issue of living alone, public expense is also a barrier to reunification. She will not be able to see her parents, and she will not be able to see her sister. Kako’s anguish continues.
From the October 13 and 20, 2023 issue of FRIDAY
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