Japan's Prince Hisahito Meets Bhutanese King

Japan's Prince Hisahito meets Bhutanese King

Japan's Prince Hisahito has paid a courtesy call on the King and Queen of Bhutan.

Prince Hisahito became second in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne following the enthronement of his uncle, Emperor Naruhito, in May.

Prince Hisahito To Visit Bhutan

Prince Hisahito to visit Bhutan

Japan's Prince Hisahito will make a 10-day visit to Bhutan later this month. It will be his first overseas trip.

Twelve-year-old Prince Hisahito is the son of Crown Prince and Princess Akishino.

Crown Prince Attends Centennial Event In Finland

Crown Prince attends centennial event in Finland

Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino are visiting Finland to mark 100 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The couple visited the southwestern city of Naantali on Wednesday and met Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and his wife at the presidential summer residence.

Crown Prince Attends Centennial Events In Poland

Crown Prince attends centennial events in Poland

Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino have planted a cherry tree in a Warsaw park to mark the 100th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and Poland.

The couple visited the Botanical Garden of the Polish Academy of Sciences in the capital Warsaw on Monday as a part of centennial celebrations.

Crown Prince And Princess To Visit Poland, Finland

Crown Prince and Princess to visit Poland, Finland

Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino will officially visit Poland and Finland next month to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic ties between Japan and the European countries.

The Imperial Household Agency said it was formally decided that Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko will make their 10-day official trip starting June 27.

Knives Found Beside Prince Hisahito's School Desk

Knives found beside Prince Hisahito's school desk

Tokyo police are investigating how two knives ended up beside the school desk of Prince Hisahito, the grandson of Emperor Akihito.

Investigators said the knives were found on Friday at Ochanomizu University Junior High School in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward which the prince attends. They said there was no one in the classroom at the time as the students were in another part of the school.

Abe Meets Crown Prince After New Era Name Chosen

Abe meets Crown Prince after new era name chosen

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Crown Prince Naruhito at his residence in Tokyo on Monday.

The prime minister is believed to have explained how the new era name, Reiwa, was chosen on April 1. The government has said Reiwa means "beautiful harmony" in English.

Japan's Prince Hisahito Enters Junior High School

Japan's Prince Hisahito enters junior high school

Japan's Prince Hisahito, the only grandson of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, has entered junior high school.

The 12-year-old prince attended an entrance ceremony at Ochanomizu University Junior High School in Tokyo on Monday. The academic year begins in April in Japan.

Crown Prince Naruhito Turns 59

Crown Prince Naruhito turns 59

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito marks his 59th birthday on Saturday. He will ascend to the throne on May 1st, one day after his father, Emperor Akihito, abdicates.

The Crown Prince held a news conference ahead of his birthday at his residence in central Tokyo. He said that he feels solemnity when thinking of the path he will soon be embarking upon, but said he will continue to improve himself with the deeds of previous Emperors in mind.

Abe Meets With Emperor, Crown Prince

Abe meets with Emperor, Crown Prince

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has held separate meetings with Emperor Akihito and Crown Prince Naruhito. He is believed to have briefed them on governmental preparations for the upcoming Imperial succession.

Abe met the Emperor at the Imperial Palace on Thursday to report privately on matters of state.

King & Prince To Release 3rd Single 'kimi Wo Matteru'

King & Prince to release 3rd single 'Kimi wo Matteru'

King & Prince will release their third single "Kimi wo Matteru" on March 20. 

The title track is described as a support song that backs the feelings of those who are wanting to change as well as those who are looking for a new self. The single will be released in Limited Editions A & B and a Regular Edition. All types will include "Kaze ni Nore" as the coupling track. The Limited Edition A DVD will contain the PV and making for "Kimi wo Matteru," while the Limited Edition B DVD will include a footage called 'King & Prince TV #2.'

Crown Prince Attends Dinner At Versailles

Crown Prince attends dinner at Versailles

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has attended a dinner hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron.

The Crown Prince, who is on an official tour of France, was greeted by Macron at the Palace of Versailles on Wednesday evening.

Crown Prince Speaks About Friendship With France

Crown Prince speaks about friendship with France

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has expressed hope for the further development of friendly ties with France in a speech he delivered in Paris.

The Crown Prince is making an official visit to France to mark the 160th anniversary of bilateral friendship.

King & Prince To Release Their 2nd Single

King & Prince to release their 2nd single

King & Prince will release their second single (currently untitled) on October 10. 

This announcement was made on August 10 on the first day of their nationwide tour at Yokohama Arena. The upcoming single will be released in three different versions: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, and Regular Edition. Limited Edition A will come with a DVD containing the PV and making-of footage for their new song, while the Limited Edition B DVD will include variety footage. Furthermore, the Regular Edition will come with a bonus track.