Japan’s Princess Mako celebrates 30th birthday ahead of marriage

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TOKYO, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Japan’s Princess Mako celebrated her 30th birthday on Saturday, marking the final birthday she would have as a member of the imperial household earlier than she marries her boyfriend subsequent week.

Her marriage to commoner Kei Komuro on Tuesday will imply she turns into a commoner consistent with legal guidelines saying feminine members of the imperial household can’t hold their royal standing after marriage.

Photos of Mako taking a stroll on the imperial grounds together with her youthful sister had been launched by the Imperial Household Agency, however no remark was given by the princess to mark her birthday.

The three-year engagement between Princess Mako and Komuro was marked with scandal and controversy, which began when a tabloid reported that Komuro was embroiled in a cash scandal. learn extra

The Imperial Household Agency mentioned in a news convention held in early October that Princess Mako had developed post-traumatic stress dysfunction (PTSD) from the extreme media scrutiny her engagement got here beneath.

Reporting by Sakura Murakami; Editing by Kim Coghill

Japan's Princess Mako, the daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, strolls with her younger sister Princess Kako at the garden of their Akasaka imperial property residence in Tokyo, Japan October 6, 2021, ahead of her 30th birthday on October 23, 2021 and her marriage on October 26, 2021, in this handout photo provided by the Imperial Household Agency of Japan. Mandatory credit Imperial Household Agency of Japan/Handout  via REUTERS

Japan's Princess Mako (L), the daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, strolls with her younger sister Princess Kako at the garden of their Akasaka imperial property residence in Tokyo, Japan October 6, 2021, ahead of her 30th birthday on October 23, 2021 and her marriage on October 26, 2021, in this handout photo provided by the Imperial Household Agency of Japan. Mandatory credit Imperial Household Agency of Japan/Handout via REUTERS

Japan's Princess Mako, the eldest daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, strolls at the garden of their Akasaka imperial property residence in Tokyo, Japan October 6, 2021, ahead of her 30th birthday on October 23, 2021 and her marriage on October 26, 2021, in this handout photo provided by the Imperial Household Agency of Japan. Mandatory credit Imperial Household Agency of Japan/Handout via REUTERS

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