She struggles with the restraints of nobility, arguing that life should be full of laughter and struggle.
When the girl comes of age, she is granted the formal name of "Princess Kaguya" for the light and life that radiates from her.
Kaguya tells them she will only marry whoever can bring her the mythical treasure mentioned.Two suitors attempt to persuade her with counterfeits.The third abandons his conquest out of cowardice, and the fourth attempts to woo her with flattering lies.When one of the men is killed in his quest, Kaguya falls into depression. Taken with her beauty, he makes advances toward her, revolting her.The two run around the grass field and Kaguya demonstrates the ability to fly.
However, she loses it when they fly by the Moon, and the two drop into the water.Kaguya reveals to her parents that she originally came from the Moon after it spoke to her.Once a resident of the Moon, she broke its laws, hoping to be exiled to Earth so that she could experience mortal life.He takes these as proof of her divine royalty and begins planning to make her a proper princess.He relocates the family to the capital, forcing her to leave her friends behind.Believing her to be a divine presence, he and his wife decide to raise her as their own, calling her "Princess".