Prince Akishino's family attends Battle of Okinawa event

Aug 17, 2015

Prince Akishino's family attends Battle of Okinawa event

Prince Akishino, the younger son of Emperor Akihito, attended a gathering with his family in Tokyo on Monday to commemorate the Battle of Okinawa 70 years ago and mourn its victims. His wife, Princess Kiko, and two of their children, Princess Kako and Prince ...

Royal children in line for the throne

Jul 23, 2013

Royal children in line for the throne

A list of children in line to thrones around the world, after Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, gave birth the couple’s first son. Britain The baby boy is the third in line to succeed his great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, the head of ...

Prince Hisahito: the future of the monarchy?

Jul 12, 2013

Prince Hisahito: the future of the monarchy?

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As an expectant Britain gets royal baby fever and readies to welcome a future monarch — male or female — the young boy who carries the destiny of Japan’s Imperial family lives a life much less examined. Prince Hisahito, 6, son of Prince Akishino ...

Prince Hisahito parts ways with school tradition

Apr 8, 2013

Prince Hisahito parts ways with school tradition

Prince Hisahito, the 6-year-old son of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, attended the enrollment ceremony Sunday at an elementary school affiliated with Ochanomizu University in Tokyo. Responding to congratulations from reporters, the prince, who arrived at the school with his parents, said, “Thank you,” ...