Princess Aiko, the eldest daughter of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress, celebrated her 21st birthday on the 1st.

Last year, Princess Aiko, who became an adult member of the royal family, attended the New Year celebration event for the first time in January this year.



According to the Imperial Household Agency, he was asked by Their Majesties about his behavior and other matters.



Even when he attended the press conference to mark his coming of age in March, he spent a long time preparing his manuscript and practicing until just before.



From April, he will be in the third year of the Department of Japanese Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, Gakushuin University, and is studying various classics such as "The Tale of Genji", "Shin Kokin Wakashu", and "Oku no Hosomichi".



She has also taken classes in traditional Japanese performing arts, and last month she attended a gagaku performance at the Imperial Palace with Princess Kako, and visited with Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress at a special exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum to view national treasures. I was.



Vegetables such as tomatoes and paprika were cultivated at the Imperial Palace where they live, and they were harvested together with Their Majesties and staff of the Imperial Household Agency.



When he has time, he sometimes goes for walks or plays tennis with Their Majesties.



On the 1st, the emperor and his wife will visit the residence of the retired emperor and his wife in Akasaka Imperial Palace to greet them on their birthday, and a celebration event will be held at the Imperial Palace.

Video release of the visit to the stable The Imperial Household Agency

On the occasion of Aiko's birthday, the Imperial Household Agency released a video of Aiko visiting the cubicles in the Imperial Palace on the 21st of last month.



Princess Aiko is wearing a whitish turtleneck and a pendant that was previously given to her by a friend from her school.



In the stables, the horses were fed carrots one after another, stroking their noses and smiling.



These horses are said to be responsible for pulling and leading the carriages carrying foreign ambassadors to the "credential presentation ceremony" at the Imperial Palace.