Succession to the Japanese throne

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Crown Prince Naruhito is heir apparent to the Japanese throne

The current line of succession to the Japanese throne is the list of people who may become Emperor of Japan.[1]

Order of successionEdit

In 2019, the current order of succession is clear.

Emperor Naruhito has one daughter, Princess Aiko.[2] Prince Akishino currently has two daughters (Princess Mako and Princess Kako) and one son (Prince Hisahito).[3]

Related pagesEdit

Newspapers report birth of Prince Hisahito of Akishino


The chrysanthemum symbol of the Japanese emperor and his family.
  1. Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), Imperial Succession; retrieved 2011-12-19.
  2. Kunaicho, Crown Prince and Crown Princess; retrieved 2011-12-19.
  3. Kunaicho, Prince and Princess Akishino; retrieved 2011-12-19.

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