Japan's Princess Mako is going ahead with wedding to commoner Kei Komuro. Not everyone approves
Since Japan's Princess Mako and Kei Komuro announced their engagement in 2017, their union has been mired in scandal, public disapproval and tabloid frenzy. Here's why.But since Japan's Princess Mako and Kei Komuro announced their engagement in 2017, their union has been mired in scandal, public disapproval and tabloid frenzy.
© AFLO / BESTIMENT Princess Mako from Japan Bride: She finally said yes to Kei Komuro
After years of controversy, Japan ’s Princess Mako will marry her former classmate, a commoner, this month - and giving up her royal status.
They are expected to move to the US - where Mr Komuro works as a lawyer - after marriage. Their movements have been heavily covered in local media. This excessive media coverage around the princess - whose father is Crown Prince Fumihito - and Mr Komuro 's family over the years has caused the princess to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, the Imperial Household Agency said , according to news outlet Kyodo.
Japan ’s Princess Mako and her now husband Kei Komuro pictured in 2017.
The low-key affair involved no elaborate ceremony, reception banquet or other rituals, with the nuptials only being officiated on paper. Marrying a commoner means Mako must now leave the imperial family and she has turned down a conventional US.35 million gift for doing so.
is done! On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, the Princess Mako of Japan married his fiance, the Kei Komuro lawyer. A ceremony on the background of scandal that makes a lot of talk in the empire of the rising sun.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 will remain an important date for Princess Mako, Niece of the Emperor of Japan . The 30-year-old woman was finally able to marry the lawyer Kei Komuro, Roturier with whom she had been engaged since 2017. Their engagement, very commented in Japan, had triggered many polemics. Since the announcement of his marriage, the Mental Health of the young woman worried . His psychiatrist had revealed that the princess suffered from post-traumatic stress , related to the many cases around his union: Organization of the ceremony, postponement of the date for financial reasons ...
Japan's Princess Mako to marry after years of controversy
Japan's Princess Mako finally marries her university sweetheart Kei Komuro on Tuesday, but it won't be a lavish affair, with the couple forgoing traditional rites after years of controversy. Emperor Naruhito's niece Mako, who turned 30 over the weekend, will lose her royal title when she and Komuro register their marriage. This is par for the course for female members of the lineage, who cannot ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne and must leave the imperial family when they marry a commoner.
Japan ’s Princess Mako finally married her long-time commoner boyfriend Kei Komuro on Tuesday, ending uncertainty fueled by years of delay, controversy, and public scrutiny of their engagement. Local media reports said Japan ’s Imperial Household Agency, which handles the royal family’s affairs
She now becomes plain Mako Komuro and the ninth princess to renounce her royal status in post-war Japan , with her exodus reigniting debate about the shrinking royal line. Women are not eligible to ascend the Japanese throne, and succession must be patrilineal, which limits the number of possible
But since Japan 's Princess Mako and Kei Komuro announced their engagement in 2017, their union has been mired in scandal, public disapproval and tabloid frenzy. Some Japanese don't consider the commoner son of a single parent to be worthy of a princess . Their disdain was confirmed last month when he arrived in Japan for their October 26 wedding sporting
Princess Mako had been expected to attend the private Gakushuin University with other members of the wealthy elite, but she opted to study a bachelor's degree in art and cultural heritage at the International Christian University in Tokyo.
It is with the AFP that the confirmation of the Union was made Tuesday, October 26 by a representative of the Imperial Agency: "The matrimonial documents were presented and accepted", read. A brief statement, given the climate that preceded this marriage. Indeed, in order to be able to marry the man of his choice, Princess Mako had to give up the pompage of traditional rites and to an important financial allowance.
Japan's Princess Mako Has Fontally Left The Imperial Household and is now totend. She Married her train College Classmate Komuro Kei on Tuesday.
pic.twitter.com/gmjadkeudn - NHK World News (@nhkworld_news)
october 26, 2021
No wedding ceremony for Princess Mako
on TV, the Japanese were able to attend the farewell
of Princess Mako from Japan. Now wife of the Roturier Kei Komuro, the princess left his imperial residence of Akasaka, Tokyo. Despite the numerous disagreements with his family , the niece of the Emperor of Japan still took care to kiss his sister and to bow one last time in front of his parents. As agreed, the heiress will not have a wedding reception : "The imperial institution had clarified earlier this month, that the wedding ceremony, the reception banquet and other rituals would have No place, reveal our colleagues from the Pure People site. by breaking the tradition,
The Princess Mako of Japan has refused
to collect the compensation "granted to the women of the imperial house who marry rattons, and up to 153 million yen (1.2 million euros. ), would not be granted, "specify our colleagues. away from her loved ones and controversy, is in the United States that the couple counts start her new life , like Harry and Meghan ...
Mako Komuro Isn't the First Female Scion of Japan's Royal Family to Have Suffered From Mental Stress .
The former princess Mako Komuro is not the only Japanese royal to have experienced issues related to mental wellbeingNobody was surprised by the low-key approach. Earlier this month, officials of the Imperial Household Agency said that Mako was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder due to “excessive media coverage” of her relationship with Komuro since its beginnings in 2017. Press interest became frenzied after a financial scandal involving Komuro’s mother and the mother’s ex-fiancé came to light in early 2018.