|born on||28 November 1935 at 07:57 (= 07:57 AM )|
|Place||Tokyo, Japan, 35n42, 139e46|
|Timezone||JST h9e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||04°47' 26°58 Asc. 22°37'|
A member of the Imperial House of Japan, he is the younger brother of current Emperor Akihito. He is the second son and sixth born child of Emperor Shōwa and Empress Kōjun and is fourth in line to the Chrysanthemum throne. Prince Hitachi is mainly known for philanthropic activities and his research on the causes of cancer.
On 30 September 1964, the Prince married Hanako Tsugaru (born 19 July 1940), fourth daughter of the late Yoshitaka Tsugaru, a former count and a descendant of the daimyō of Tsugaru Domain. Prince and Princess Hitachi have no children.
- sibling relationship with Akihito, Emperor of Japan (born 23 December 1933)
- sibling relationship with Higashikuni, Shigeko (born 6 December 1925)
- sibling relationship with Takatsukasa, Kazuko (born 30 September 1929)
Sy Scholfield quotes "Infant Japanese Prince Is Christened in Tokyo," Washington Post, 4 December 1935, p. 11.
- Notable : Famous : Royal family