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CROWN PRINCE AKISHINO

Princess Kako speaks with Japanese Peruvians in Lima on Nov. 3 during an official visit to Peru.
JAPAN
Dec 29, 2023
Japan's Princess Kako turns 29
The princess attended more events in the past year than before, reflecting the removal of COVID-19 pandemic-linked restrictions.
Crown Prince Akishino visits the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Thursday on his 58th birthday.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 30, 2023
Crown Prince Akishino says review of official royal duties needed
The Japanese imperial family has been shrinking as female members are legally required to give up their royal status upon marrying commoners.
Prince Hisahito (left) with a researcher at the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, on Aug. 2
JAPAN
Sep 6, 2023
Japan's Prince Hisahito, second in line to throne, turns 17
According to the Imperial Household Agency, the number of subjects the prince is studying has increased, and his assignments have become more challenging.
Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko attend the opening ceremony of the World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka on July 14.
JAPAN
Jul 25, 2023
Crown Princess Kiko tests positive for COVID-19
Her infection was confirmed in a test conducted after she developed a fever on Monday evening, according to the Imperial Household Agency.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 4, 2023
Japanese crown prince and princess depart Japan for King Charles III coronation
After attending the coronation at Westminster Abbey on Saturday, the couple will leave Britain later the same day.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 11, 2023
Japan's crown prince and princess to attend British king's coronation
The trip from May 4 to 7 to Britain will be the couple"s first official visit to the country and first time attending a foreign royal coronation.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 29, 2022
Princess Kako turns 28 as she takes on duties left by sister
Princess Kako took over as honorary president of the Japan Tennis Association and attended urban green infrastructure events that her sister used to attend.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 30, 2022
Crown prince Akishino stresses need for accurate updates on imperial family
The Imperial Household Agency is considering increasing the number of staff involved in information dissemination and revamping its website to improve public relations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 11, 2022
Crown Princess Kiko turns 56, wishes for married daughter's happiness
Crown Princess Kiko turned 56 on Sunday as she wished for the happiness of her eldest daughter, former Princess Mako, who married commoner Kei Komuro in October last year and now lives in New York.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 6, 2022
Prince Hisahito, second in line to Japanese throne, turns 16
The son of Crown Prince Akishino graduated from Ochanomizu University Junior High School in March and entered a high school attached to the University of Tsukuba, also in Tokyo, the following month.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 17, 2022
Prince Hisahito admitted to prestigious high school in Tokyo
The 15-year-old prince is the first member of the imperial family in the postwar era to enroll at a high school not affiliated with Gakushuin University.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 3, 2022
Mental health issues show women bear brunt of Japan's monarchy system
The diagnosis of former princess Mako's post-traumatic stress disorder prior to her marriage in October has once again highlighted the pressure that women in the imperial family face.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 30, 2021
Japanese crown prince made decision to forgo daughter's marriage rites
Crown Prince Akishino revealed that he sent her off on her wedding day with best wishes for her new life in the U.S., as the couple had decided "it was the best thing for them."
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 18, 2021
Ponytail shorn, Princess Mako's boyfriend visits her parents ahead of marriage
Kei Komuro, who was reunited with the princess for the first time in over three years, is believed to have discussed the unresolved financial dispute that roiled the couple's wedding plans.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 6, 2021
Prince Hisahito, second in line to throne, turns 15
He is the only heir of his generation as the Imperial House Law states that only males with male lineal descent from emperors can ascend the throne.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 1, 2021
Princess Mako to marry boyfriend Kei Komuro by the end of the year
The marriage between the couple, who are both 29, has been postponed for more than two years following reports of trouble between Komuro's mother and her former fiance over money.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 28, 2021
Money row tied to princess's boyfriend may end in settlement
The former fiance of Kei Komuro's mother said Tuesday he wants to enter negotiations on a settlement payment, offered earlier this month by Komuro, to end a long-running dispute.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 8, 2021
Princess Mako's boyfriend Kei Komuro expresses resolve to marry
The planned marriage between the princess and Komuro, both 29, has been postponed for over two years following reports of trouble between his mother and her former fiance.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Apr 4, 2021
Female monarchs up for debate as Japan looks to secure imperial line
The clock is ticking for the world's oldest hereditary monarchy, which is now left with just three male heirs.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 29, 2020
Princess Kako turns 26, performs duties online amid pandemic
Since graduating from International Christian University in Tokyo in March last year, the princess has devoted herself to official duties.

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