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 ...

Prince Hisahito, third in line to throne, turns 11

National Sep 6, 2017

Prince Hisahito, third in line to throne, turns 11

Prince Hisahito, Emperor Akihito's grandson who is third in line to the Imperial throne, turned 11 on Wednesday. His birthday came days after the announcement that his elder sister, Princess Mako, will marry her longtime boyfriend, Kei Komuro. The prince has already met Komuro, 25, ...

Japan's Prince Hisahito visits Nagasaki atomic bomb sites

National Dec 6, 2016

Japan's Prince Hisahito visits Nagasaki atomic bomb sites

Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko took their 10-year-old son Prince Hisahito, third in line to the Chrysanthemum throne, to see relics of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki on Tuesday. On his first visit to Nagasaki during a private trip, Prince Hisahito offered flowers ...