It’s a boy

The second son of Emperor Hirohito now has a son, who is now third in line to the throne, after his father Prince Fumihito (Akishino) and Crown Prince Naruhito.

This of course means that the possibility of a reigning empress is out the window.

It looks like Ampontan was right, and the politicians knew the sex of the baby beforehand.

Asahi: A prince is born

Mainichi: Princess Kiko gives birth to boy

Japundit: Told You So