Crown Prince Akishino and family return from trip to Bhutan

National Aug 25, 2019

Crown Prince Akishino and family return from trip to Bhutan

Crown Prince Akishino, Crown Princess Kiko and their son Prince Hisahito returned Sunday from a weeklong private family vacation in Bhutan, the first overseas trip for the 12-year-old heir to the chrysanthemum throne. The family of the crown prince, the younger brother of Emperor Naruhito, ...

Japan's Crown Prince Akishino and family meet Bhutan's king

National Aug 20, 2019

Japan's Crown Prince Akishino and family meet Bhutan's king

Crown Prince Akishino, Crown Princess Kiko and their 12-year-old son Prince Hisahito met Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his wife Jetsun Pema on Monday and spent time together in the capital city of Thimphu. A classical Bhutanese dance was performed and a band ...

Prince Hisahito to visit Bhutan on Aug. 16 for first overseas trip

National Jul 31, 2019

Prince Hisahito to visit Bhutan on Aug. 16 for first overseas trip

For his first overseas trip, Prince Hisahito will visit Bhutan for 10 days from Aug. 16 with his parents, Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, the Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday. The 12-year-old prince, who became second in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne following ...

Classes resume at Prince Hisahito's school following knife incident

National May 13, 2019

Classes resume at Prince Hisahito's school following knife incident

Classes at Prince Hisahito's junior high school in Tokyo resumed Monday, with the 12-year-old prince attending as usual, following an incident late last month during which an intruder left knives on his desk. Ochanomizu University Junior High School suspended classes last week in the wake ...