Japan’s baby prince makes first appearance in Hayama

In Japan, the 5 month old male prince has made his first appearance in the seaside resort town of Hayama. Along with his family the prince has been photographed next to a pond at the imperial villa in Hayama.

He is the first male heir to the throne born in the past 40 years.

The birth put an end to debates over reforms allowing women to ascend to the throne.