Funeral held for Prince Katsura

National Jun 17, 2014

Funeral held for Prince Katsura

The main funeral service for Prince Katsura, a cousin of Emperor Akihito, was held Tuesday morning at a Tokyo cemetery following his recent death at the age of 66. The ceremony, called the Renso no Gi rite, took place at Toshimagaoka Cemetery in Bunkyo Ward. The ...

Prince Katsura, cousin of Emperor Akihito, dies at 66

National Jun 8, 2014

Prince Katsura, cousin of Emperor Akihito, dies at 66

Prince Katsura, a cousin of Emperor Akihito and sixth in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne, died at a Tokyo hospital at 10:55 a.m. Sunday, the Imperial Household Agency announced. He was 66. The prince had been rushed to University of Tokyo Hospital in a critical ...