Random Royal News Regarding the Imperial Family of Japan

On May 3, 2012, Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan along with their daughter, Princess Aiko, arrived at the “… JR Nasushiobara Station in the Tochigi Prefecture…” where they will “…spend the latter half of the Golden Week holiday period at the local Nasu Imperial Villa.”  

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And, finally, on Tuesday, May 2, 2012, the Imperial Household Agency announced that Their Imperial Majesties played tennis together for roughly a half an hour.  Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko “… teamed up to play doubles against agency staff members…the emperor has also been playing table tennis as part of his rehab exercises.”


Sources: Kyodo News and Japan Today