Japan's Princess Aiko graduates from high school

National Mar 23, 2020

Japan's Princess Aiko graduates from high school

Princess Aiko, the only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, attended a graduation ceremony at Gakushuin Girls' Senior High School on Sunday afternoon. From April, the 18-year-old princess will study at the Department of Japanese Language and Literature at Gakushuin University's Faculty of Letters. Both ...

Japanese emperor's state visit to Britain may be postponed

National Mar 17, 2020

Japanese emperor's state visit to Britain may be postponed

The government is considering postponing a state visit by Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako to Britain scheduled for this spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a source. It would have been the first overseas trip by the imperial couple since the emperor's enthronement ...

Emperor Naruhito completes visits to imperial mausoleums

National Dec 3, 2019

Emperor Naruhito completes visits to imperial mausoleums

Emperor Naruhito, joined by Empress Masako, visited the mausoleums of his grandfather and great grandfather in Tokyo on Tuesday, concluding a series of visits to imperial mausoleums since the completion of key succession rituals. The imperial couple separately offered tributes at the mausoleum of Emperor ...