In graduation comments, Princess Kako wishes for sister's happiness

National Mar 22, 2019

In graduation comments, Princess Kako wishes for sister's happiness

Princess Kako, the 24-year-old granddaughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, graduated from International Christian University in Tokyo on Friday, and expressed her wish for her sister's happiness. In written answers to questions from the media, Princess Kako commented on the postponement of the marriage ...

Princess Kako, granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, turns 24

National Dec 29, 2018

Princess Kako, granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, turns 24

Princess Kako, a grandchild of Emperor Akihito and the younger daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, turned 24 on Saturday. The princess, who performs official duties while studying at International Christian University in Tokyo, has drawn attention to the kind of activities she will ...

Princess Kako heading to University of Leeds in September

National Apr 24, 2017

Princess Kako heading to University of Leeds in September

Princess Kako, a granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, will study at the University of Leeds in Britain from this September to June next year as an exchange student, the Imperial Household Agency said. The 22-year-old princess, the second daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, has ...

National / Crime & Legal May 21, 2015

Man arrested over online post threatening Princess Kako

A 43-year-old man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of posting an online message threatening Princess Kako, the 20-year-old granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, police said. Toshiyuki Ikehara, an unemployed man from Tokyo, allegedly posted the message on the 2channel online bulletin board on May 16, prompting ...

National Oct 30, 2014

Princess Kako to transfer to ICU from Gakushuin

Princess Kako, a granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, has passed the entrance examination for International Christian University in Tokyo, the Imperial Household Agency said Thursday. The 19-year-old daughter of Prince Akishino, the Emperor's second son, is scheduled to enroll in ICU's college of liberal arts from ...

Princess Kako departs for U.S. homestay

National Aug 3, 2013

Princess Kako departs for U.S. homestay

Princess Kako, a granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, left Saturday for the United States where she will live for a month with an American family. It is her first solo trip abroad, according to the Imperial Household Agency. The 18-year-old princess, a freshman at Gakushuin University ...

National Jul 23, 2013

Princess Kako to experience U.S. home-stay

Princess Kako, a granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, will have a home-stay in the United States for about a month during her summer vacation, it was reported to a Cabinet meeting Tuesday. The 18-year-old daughter of Prince Akishino, the Emperor's second son, will leave Aug. 3 ...