Former Japanese princess Mako has moved to New York with her husband Kei Komuro. Mako has recently relinquished her royal status to marry a man of love. On Sunday, Mako left Tokyo for New York with her husband on a commercial flight. News AFP.
According to the report, about 100 journalists were present at the Tokyo airport yesterday, but Mako-Komuro left without answering any of their questions. Airport officials and a large number of police surrounded the pair. Komuro is working as a lawyer in New York. He also studied law from there.
Mako and Komuro first met in 2012. At the time, he was studying at the International Christian University in Tokyo. The love affair developed between them due to studying together. They got engaged in 2016. They tied the knot on October 26 this year in a simple ceremony. She left the palace and married Komuro, a longtime classmate and friend.
According to Japanese law, if a female member of the royal family marries an ordinary man outside, she loses her royal status. However, this rule does not apply to male members. When the princess leaves, she is given financial assistance, with which she will spend the rest of her life. However, Mako did not take that money. In other words, he has also rejected the royal funds.
Following the announcement of his engagement to Mako in 2016, several news items were published against Komuro and his family. They allege that Komuro’s family was involved in a financial scandal. The royal family claimed that the incident had nothing to do with the marriage.