• Kyodo


Princess Aiko, the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako, who is now a fourth-grader at Gakushuin Primary School in Tokyo, turned 10 on Thursday.

The princess, who expressed anxiety last year about going to school, has made the short commute to the school from the family’s residence in the Motoakasaka district alone and attended classes from the first period of the day over the past two months, according to the Imperial Household Agency.

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