Prince and Princess Takamado at their wedding. They were the most widely-traveled Japanese Royals. The Prince died suddenly of heart failure at age 47 while playing squash. The Princess still carries out Royal engagements.
Emperor Akihito (C), Empress Michiko (2R), Crown Prince Naruhito (1L), Prince Akishino (2R) and Princess Noriko of Takamado (1R) during the annual spring garden party at Akasaka Palace on 18 April 2013 in Tokyo