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Japanese Princess Mako To Leave Royalty Just To Marry Commoner

Japanese Princess Mako To Give Up Royalty To Marry A Former Tourism Campaign Worker

The 25-year-old Japanese Princess Mako will give up her royal status just to marry a former tourism campaign worker named Kei Komuro.

Most princess can still maintain their royal status and remains in the majesty after marrying a commoner. However, in some countries, princesses needs to give up their royalty if they marry a commoner.

In Japan, Princess Mako will give up her royal status upon marrying Kei Komuro, a commoner as a part of their tradition. Royalties in Japan needs to renounce their royal status upon marrying a commoner and live as one of them.

Japanese Princess Mako

Princess Mako will marry Komuro, a former tourism campaign worker she met five years ago in a restaurant. Komuro once starred a tourism campaign entitled “Prince of the Sea” to the beaches of Shonan in Kanagawa Prefecture.

The Japanese princess and the commoner were both graduates from the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan. Mako has been already engaged with Komuro, but he declined to give a comment regarding their engagement.

“Now is not the time for me to comment, but I want to speak at the right time,” said by Komuro quoted by Kickerdaily.

Japanese Princess Mako

The 25-year-old princess was the oldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. Mako was not the only woman in their family who gave up the royal status in marrying a commoner.

Princess Sayako Kuroda, Mako’s aunt also leave her royal status after marrying a common resident named Yoshiko Kuroda in 2005.

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