Princess Mako visited her grandfather in hospital on October 19, 2021. Photo: Jiji Press / AFP
Princess Mako visited her grandfather in hospital on October 19, 2021. Photo: Jiji Press / AFP
Japan

Grandfather of Japan’s Princess Mako rushed to hospital days before her wedding to Kei Komuro

  • Japanese netizens have suggested the controversy surrounding Mako’s choice of husband has caused her maternal grandfather to become hospitalised
  • The wedding is due to take place on Tuesday in a scaled-back event as a result of disquiet within the imperial family and the wider society

Princess Mako visited her grandfather in hospital on October 19, 2021. Photo: Jiji Press / AFP
Princess Mako visited her grandfather in hospital on October 19, 2021. Photo: Jiji Press / AFP
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