14-year-old Princess Aiko absent from school for last month

Oct 25, 2016

14-year-old Princess Aiko absent from school for last month

Princess Aiko, the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako, has been absent from junior high school for a month due to poor health, an Imperial Household Agency official said. The 14-year-old princess has missed school since Sept. 26 because of fatigue ...

Crown Prince, Princess attend Tonga coronation ceremony

Jul 4, 2015

Crown Prince, Princess attend Tonga coronation ceremony

Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako attended the coronation of Tonga's new king on Saturday. The coronation service for King Tupou VI was held at the Free Wesleyan Centenary Church in the capital, Nuku'alofa. The Japanese couple attended a luncheon hosted at the royal palace ...

Oct 27, 2014

Crown Princess Masako to attend first Imperial banquet in 11 years

Crown Princess Masako is scheduled Wednesday to attend her first banquet at the Imperial Palace in 11 years — a dinner to welcome Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, the Imperial Household Agency said Monday. The banquet will be hosted by Emperor Akihito and Empress ...