In , he abandoned his naval career and became consul of Portugal's first consulate for Kobe and Osaka , Japan.
Increasingly fascinated by Japan, he converted to Buddhism and married a former geisha named Fukumoto Yone in a Shinto ceremony. Grief-stricken after her death in , he resigned his position as consul, severed all relations with the Portuguese Navy and foreign ministry, and moved to Yone's home city of Tokushima, where he lived with her niece Koharu and visited her grave every day.
Moraes and his works remained largely unknown in Japan until the seventh-year Buddhist memorial service for him on 1 July , when Jiroh Yumoto, the local superintendent of schools from Nagano Prefecture , encouraged the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Education to publicize his work.
He is now remembered in a small museum atop Mount Bizan in Tokushima City. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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