Princess Ayako of Takamado ( is a member of the 絢子女王 Ayako Joō, born 15 September 1990) Imperial House of Japan and the daughter of Norihito, Prince Takamado and Hisako, Princess Takamado. She is the youngest of the couple's three daughters. [1 ] [2 ]
Biography [ edit ]
Princess Ayako is the first member of the Imperial Family to be born in the
Princess Ayako attended the prestigious
Gakushuin School for her primary, junior high, and high school education. While She was a student at Gakushuin Women’s High School, in 2007, she visited New Zealand under a school-sponsored homestay program. In April 2009, she enrolled in the Josai International University, Faculty of Social Work Studies. [3 ] [4 ]
In 2010 and 2011 the Princess visited
Camosun College in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, as part of exchange tours with Josai International University. In March 2013, Princess Ayako graduated Josai International University and was accepted into the graduate school. She continues to attend ceremonies and functions at the palace when studies permit.
Titles and styles [ edit ]
15 September 1990 – present: Her Imperial Highness Princess Ayako of Takamado
Honours [ edit ]
See also List of honours of the Japanese Imperial Family by country
National honours [ edit ]
Ancestry [ edit ]
Ancestors of Princess Ayako of Takamado
References [ edit ]
Japanese princesses by birth
* Reduced to commoner status with the abolition of titles of nobility by the American occupation authorities.
† Lost title upon her marriage.