Princess Mako, right, pictured with her fiance Kei Komuro during a press conference in 2017. Photo: Reuters Princess Mako, right, pictured with her fiance Kei Komuro during a press conference in 2017. Photo: Reuters
Princess Mako, right, pictured with her fiance Kei Komuro during a press conference in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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Japan’s Princess Mako’s bid to marry her college boyfriend spotlights realities of married life

  • Money has become a concern in Princess Mako’s plan to marry commoner Kei Komuro, given a debt dispute involving his family
  • The princess will get a payout to help maintain her ‘dignity’ after she loses her status from marrying a commoner, but some observers question if it’ll be enough

Topic |   Japan
Princess Mako, right, pictured with her fiance Kei Komuro during a press conference in 2017. Photo: Reuters Princess Mako, right, pictured with her fiance Kei Komuro during a press conference in 2017. Photo: Reuters
Princess Mako, right, pictured with her fiance Kei Komuro during a press conference in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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