Kei Komuro, fiancé of Japan's Princess Mako, leaves his family home on October 18 to meet her parents. The couple will marry on October 26. Photo: Kyodo
Kei Komuro, fiancé of Japan's Princess Mako, leaves his family home on October 18 to meet her parents. The couple will marry on October 26. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

From fairy tale to ponytail, controversy over Japan’s royal wedding continues

  • Princess and her ‘commoner’ fiancé meet again in person after three years apart, days before their marriage
  • Many Japanese are still uneasy over the relationship, with some calling it ‘cursed’ and protesting on the streets

Kei Komuro, fiancé of Japan's Princess Mako, leaves his family home on October 18 to meet her parents. The couple will marry on October 26. Photo: Kyodo
Kei Komuro, fiancé of Japan's Princess Mako, leaves his family home on October 18 to meet her parents. The couple will marry on October 26. Photo: Kyodo
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