Princess Aiko greets the press on the occasion of her coming-of-age at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on December 5. Photo: EPA-EFE
Princess Aiko greets the press on the occasion of her coming-of-age at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on December 5. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japan

Japan’s Princess Aiko marks coming-of-age with official ceremonies

  • The only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako turned 20 last Wednesday, and is now considered an adult
  • She was awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Precious Crown, went to sanctuaries to offer prayers, and visited her grandparents

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Princess Aiko greets the press on the occasion of her coming-of-age at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on December 5. Photo: EPA-EFE
Princess Aiko greets the press on the occasion of her coming-of-age at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on December 5. Photo: EPA-EFE
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