Their Imperial Highnesses Prince and Princess Akishino and their family

His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino

  • Name
    • Fumihito
  • Lineage
    • Second Son of His Majesty the Emperor
  • Date of Birth
    • 30 November 1965
  • The Personal Title for Young Members(Been conferred in accordance with the Imperial Family's tradition of appellation)
    • Prince Aya(Aya-no-Miya)
  • Coming of Age Ceremony
    • 30 November 1985 (at the age of 20)
  • Honorary Positions
    • Reserve Member of the Imperial House Council
    • President of Yamashina Institute for Ornithology
    • President of Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums
    • Patron of the Society for the Protection of Mitera Sennyuji
    • (Mitera Sennyuji is the temple in which the Imperial memorial tablets are enshrined)
    • Patron of the Social Welfare Organization "Saiseikai" Imperial Gift Foundation Inc.
    • Honorary President of World Wide Fund for Nature Japan
    • Honorary Patron of Japan Tennis Association
    • Honorary Patron of the Japan-Netherlands Society
    • Honorary Patron of Association for All Nippon Gourd Fanciers
    • Honorary President of Japan Water Prize Committee
    • Honorary President of the Waksman Foundation of Japan INC
    • Honorary Vice President of the Siam Society
    • Researcher Extraordinary of the University Museum, the University of Tokyo
    • Guest professor of Tokyo University of Agriculture and the Junior College of Tokyo University of Agriculture
  • Education
    • 1988 - Graduated from the Department of Political Studies in the Faculty of Law of Gakushuin University
    • 1988-1990 - Studied abroad at the Graduate School of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    • 1996 - Granted Ph.D. from The Graduate University for Advanced Studies

Her Imperial Highness Princess Akishino

  • Name
    • Kiko
  • Lineage
    • Eldest Daughter of Mr. Tatsuhiko Kawashima
  • Date of Birth
    • 11 September 1966
  • Honorary Positions
    • Patroness of the Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association
    • President of the Imperial Gift Foundation Boshi-Aiiku-kai
    • Honorary Vice-President of the Japanese Red Cross Society
    • Honorary Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Education
    • 1989 - Graduated from the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Letters of Gakushuin University
    • 1995 - Completed first part of doctorate with a graduate course in psychology at the Graduate School of Humanities of Gakushuin University
    • 2013 - Granted Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Ochanomizu University

Marriage

  • Imperial House Council
    • 12 September 1989
  • Engagement Ceremony (Nosai no Gi)
    • 12 January 1990
  • Marriage
    • 29 June 1990

Children

  • First Daughter
    • Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako
    • Date of Birth: 23 October 1991
    • 2014 - Graduated from the Division of Arts and Science, the College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University.
  • Second Daughter
    • Her Imperial Highness Princess Kako
    • Date of Birth: 29 December 1994
    • Currently Her Imperial Highness is an undergraduate in the Department of Education, Faculty of Letters, Gakushuin University.
  • First Son
    • His Imperial Highness Prince Hisahito
    • Date of Birth: 6 September 2006
    • Currently His Imperial Highness is attending Ochanomizu University Elementary School.