Japan’s Princess Mako and her now husband Kei Komuro pictured in 2017. Photo: AFP
Japan’s Princess Mako and her now husband Kei Komuro pictured in 2017. Photo: AFP
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Japan’s Princess Mako finally marries university sweetheart Kei Komuro, leaves world’s oldest monarchy

  • 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$1.35 million gift for doing so

Japan’s Princess Mako and her now husband Kei Komuro pictured in 2017. Photo: AFP
Japan’s Princess Mako and her now husband Kei Komuro pictured in 2017. Photo: AFP
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