Princess Aiko, the eldest daughter of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress, celebrated her 20th birthday on the 1st and became an adult royal family.

Aiko commented, "I would like to take each and every task seriously and help Their Majesties as much as possible."

Aiko expressed her impressions in a document when she was 20 years old, and said, "I am pleased that I was able to successfully reach one milestone of adulthood."

Then, looking back on the days so far, "Through meeting and interacting with various people, I learned the wonderfulness of people holding hands with each other and expanding the circle of exchange, and all my experiences are now me. I am deeply grateful to all who have been involved in my journey to this day. "

On top of that, "From now on, as a member of the adult royal family, I would like to sincerely face each and every task and help Their Majesties as much as possible. I would like to move forward step by step so that I can improve myself while valuing small joys and grow up to be an adult who can help others. "

At the end of her impressions, Aiko touched on the new coronavirus and wrote, "I'm afraid that many people have died. I'm thinking that many people are still living a difficult life." "I hope that everyone will have a peaceful and colorful life as soon as possible, and I look forward to the day when I can meet and talk with you as before." rice field.

With the adulthood of Aiko, celebrations by the executives of the Imperial Household Agency will be held at the Imperial Palace on the 1st, and major events such as the awarding of medals will be held at the Imperial Palace and Palace on the 5th of this month.

It is the first time in seven years since the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Akishino, Yoshiko, that an adult event will be held in the imperial family, and Aiko will be on duty as an adult royal family in the future.

Press conference for adults In the third week of March next year

The Imperial Household Agency has announced that it will hold a press conference for Aiko's adulthood in the third week of March next year.

Most of the press conferences for the royal family have been held before their 20th birthday.

However, Aiko is still taking university classes online and is busy working on daily tasks such as submitting reports, so the Imperial Household Agency decided to hold a press conference in the third week of March next year. about it.

Regarding this, the Imperial Household Agency said, "It is a once-in-a-lifetime press conference, and it is considered to be the most suitable time for you to calmly think about the answers to your questions while feeling that you are an adult." Explaining.

Aiko's recent situation








Aiko cherishes the time she spends with her family, such as walking around the Imperial Palace with Their Majesties and jogging with Her Majesty the Emperor during times when there are no university classes or on holidays. It means that they are trying to refresh themselves by playing badminton and volleyball with the staff.

For the time being, Aiko will spend her time prioritizing her studies, but when attending Miyanaka events and ceremonies as an adult royal family, she will use the figures of the Imperial family, including Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress, as a model. It means that you want to fulfill your duty with all your heart.

Aiko-sama 20 years of history












At the university, online classes continued, but when I first went to school last October, I said, "At the university, I want to work on various things while valuing the joy that I feel when I gain new knowledge. I'm thinking. "

Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress

Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress have been energetically working on preparations, such as having meetings with the Imperial Household Agency staff during busy days, valuing the events that accompany Aiko's adulthood while there are various events. is.

According to their aides, Their Majesties seemed to be deeply moved by taking pictures with Aiko and remembering the days of their growth so far.

On the other hand, it seems that Aiko, who is preparing, is being watched over with the desire to safely celebrate her adult birthday.