Akihito — Japanese Statesman born on December 23, 1933,

Akihito ( English pronunciation (help·info)) is the reigning Emperor of Japan (天皇, Tennō?), the 125th Emperor of his line according to Japan's traditional order of succession. He acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne on 7 January 1989... (wikipedia)

I am marrying her because I love her.
The Japanese keenly learned from Western civilisation in a bid to modernize and preserve the nation.