• Kyodo News


Princess Aiko, the 8-year-old daughter of Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako, has begun attending school almost every day but continues to only take part in a limited number of classes with her mother accompanying her, a senior palace official said.

Princess Aiko, the royal couple’s only child, had stayed away from school at the end of the second grade in March after reportedly being shocked by the “rough behavior” of some boys in her grade at Gakushuin Primary School.

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