Princess Mako, parents create stir with museum visit in Ueno

May 22, 2017

Princess Mako, parents create stir with museum visit in Ueno

Princess Mako, the first grandchild of Emperor Akihito, was congratulated by bystanders about her impending engagement to a former university classmate as she visited a Tokyo museum Monday to perform her first official duty since the news broke last week. The 25-year-old princess, accompanied ...

May 5, 2017

The future of Imperial succession

By offering legislation that would only apply to the current emperor's abdication and not facing other problems with the Imperial family, the Abe administration is merely kicking the can down the road.