Crown Princess Masako hopes to inherit Imperial sericulture tradition

National May 10, 2018

Crown Princess Masako hopes to inherit Imperial sericulture tradition

Crown Princess Masako has expressed her hope to inherit the Imperial tradition of sericulture from Empress Michiko, Imperial Household Agency sources said Thursday. Crown Prince Naruhito, Crown Princess Masako and Princess Aiko — their only child — are set to visit the Imperial Palace in ...

Princess Aiko formally enters Gakushuin junior high

National Apr 6, 2014

Princess Aiko formally enters Gakushuin junior high

Princess Aiko, the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife, Princess Masako, attended the entrance ceremony Sunday at Gakushuin Girls' Junior High School. "I am looking forward (to starting a new school life)," the 12-year-old told reporters after taking photos with her parents ...

Princess Aiko graduates from Gakushuin Primary School

National Mar 18, 2014

Princess Aiko graduates from Gakushuin Primary School

Princess Aiko, the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife, Princess Masako, graduated from Gakushuin Primary School on Tuesday. The 12-year-old princess, who attended the commencement ceremony with the royal couple, is scheduled to enrolled at Gakushuin Girls' Junior High School in April. Princess ...

Crown Princess Masako turns 50, vows to stay on the mend

National Dec 9, 2013

Crown Princess Masako turns 50, vows to stay on the mend

In a written statement issued for her 50th birthday Monday, Crown Princess Masako pledged to continue efforts to overcome a stress-induced illness that she has been dealing with for 10 years. "I have tried to complete my public and private duties as much as possible ...

Crown Prince and Princess celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary

National Jun 10, 2013

Crown Prince and Princess celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary

Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako marked their 20th wedding anniversary Sunday just months after the Crown Princess, who has been suffering a stress-induced illness, carried out her first official overseas trip in 11 years. "In the past 20 years, we have experienced many ...