June 18, 2024

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Bad omens weigh on the royal wedding

Kei Komuro and Princess Mako in 2017: The couple have not seen each other for three years and now they are about to get married.


Next Tuesday, Japanese Princess Mako wants to say yes to her middle-class fianc. There are hard years behind the lovers full of scandals and long separations.

After all, the ponytail is off. Kei Komuro was last seen with his fiance, the parents of the Japanese princess, last Monday மகோ, Met, his hair was as short and beautiful as the Japanese people believe. However, a few weeks ago, Komuro dared to be photographed with a ponytail hairstyle, which caused a small storm in the Japanese media.

Kei Komuro, the fiance of Princess Mako of Japan, returns to Japan from the United States and arrives at Narita International Airport in Narita, near Tokyo, on Monday, September 27, 2021.  (AB Photo / Eugene Hoshiko)
Not allowed in the view of many Japanese: Kei Komuro returned to Japan with a ponytail. Meanwhile the hair has fallen out.

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Usually: Mako wants to get married next Tuesday. There have been reports that the mother of her fianc in Japan once owed money to a man who was once engaged. Many Japanese were outraged at the idea that their mother’s debts could be settled with a tax-funded dowry equal to one million Swiss francs. The princess is now discounting the money.

Thursday News media Mako’s maternal grandfather had to be taken to the hospital. Since then, it has been reported on social media that 81-year-old Tatsukiko Kawashima has suffered greatly from her granddaughter’s slanderous marriage. Some Japanese believe this is a bad omen for an existing marriage.

Escape to the United States

After their marriage, Mako and Komuro leave their Japanese homeland and immediately move to the United States, where their fiance already resides. Comoro moved to New York after canceling a royal wedding scheduled for 2018 due to a alleged debt scandal. The 30-year-old recently passed his bar exam in New York and has since been at an American law firm.

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By marrying the commoner Komuro, Mako leaves the imperial court under the country’s imperial law. Mako figured out what Monday meant. The daughter-in-law of Emperor Naruhito prayed to her ancestors from the courtyard of a Shinto shrine in the palace. Next week the wedding will also take place without festivals and traditional ceremonies and will be sealed only at the registration office.

Missing for three years

Mako and Kei Komuro met while studying at the International Christian University in Tokyo. The engagement was announced in May 2017 and the wedding was scheduled to take place in November next year. As is well known, nothing came of this – a situation that pushed Mako into a deep crisis.

Many negative press reports apparently affected 29-year-old Mako so much that he developed post-traumatic stress disorder. Her fianc moved to the United States and the couple had not seen each other for three years, and that did not help.

On Friday Mako will finally meet Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako and next Monday his grandparents, former Emperor Akihito and his wife Michiko. On Tuesday, Mako and Kei Komuro say I do – and, as one wishes, finally start a happy, carefree life from home.

Japanese Princess Mako married his college girlfriend

After a delay of several years, Japanese Princess Mako will marry his college girlfriend at the end of the month. Many negative news about her middle class fianc was hard to impress the princess.


With material from DPA.