Japan‘s Princess Mako pictured on the Akasaka Imperial Estate in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: The Imperial Household Agency of Japan via AP
Japan‘s Princess Mako pictured on the Akasaka Imperial Estate in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: The Imperial Household Agency of Japan via AP
Japan

Japan’s royal wedding falls flat as Princess Mako to marry commoner amid controversy

  • With just hours to go until their wedding, Japan’s public remains widely hostile to the idea of Princess Mako marrying her university sweetheart Kei Komoru
  • Their long delayed nuptials have been scaled back, yet polls suggest most Japanese are still opposed – as the tabloid press keeps up its relentless speculation

Japan‘s Princess Mako pictured on the Akasaka Imperial Estate in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: The Imperial Household Agency of Japan via AP
Japan‘s Princess Mako pictured on the Akasaka Imperial Estate in Tokyo earlier this month. Photo: The Imperial Household Agency of Japan via AP
READ FULL ARTICLE