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Princess Mako visits imperial graves forward of high-profile marriage



Japan’s Princess Mako visited the graves of her great-grandparents in Tokyo on Tuesday to supply prayers forward of her controversy-hit marriage to boyfriend Kei Komuro later this month.

The go to was made on the request of the 29-year-old princess, a niece of Emperor Naruhito, who is about to go forward with the wedding that was imperiled by a monetary dispute involving Komuro’s mom.

Princess Mako will skip the normal wedding ceremony rites, the primary time a feminine member of the royal household has completed so in postwar Japan. Under the present guidelines, girls lose their royal standing as soon as they marry a commoner.

Wearing a grey gown and a white face masks on a wet day within the Japanese capital, Princess Mako bowed deeply in entrance of the mausoleums of Emperor Showa and his spouse Empress Kojun and bowed to the press earlier than leaving the location.

About 100 folks gathered on the entrance of the Musashino Imperial Graveyard in Tokyo’s Hachioji metropolis to catch a glimpse of the princess, who might be leaving the imperial family upon marrying Komuro on Oct 26.

As Komuro, who arrived in Japan final month from the United States, accomplished a two-week coronavirus quarantine interval Monday, he and the princess are anticipated to begin getting ready for the wedding registration. Komuro works at a regulation agency in New York.

Due to public concern in regards to the Komuro household’s monetary dispute, which led many to oppose the couple’s marriage, the Imperial Household Agency stated the normal ceremonies related to royal members of the family’ weddings wouldn’t be held.

秋篠宮ご夫妻の長女・眞子さまが2週間後に控えた小室圭さんとの結婚を報告するため、東京・八王子市の「武蔵野陵」を訪れ、参拝されました。 – ANNnewsCH