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Princess Mako's wedding ceremony to be held on Nov. 4, 2018

Nov 22, 2017

Princess Mako's wedding ceremony to be held on Nov. 4, 2018

The Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday the wedding ceremony of Princess Mako, eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and Kei Komuro, her classmate from university, will be held Nov. 4 next year. The ceremony will take place at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, with the Emperor ...

Princess Mako and Kei Komuro's official engagement set for March

Nov 21, 2017

Princess Mako and Kei Komuro's official engagement set for March

Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her longtime boyfriend Kei Komuro will be formally engaged in March in a traditional court ceremony, an Imperial Household Agency source said Tuesday. The traditional rite of betrothal called Nosai no Gi is slated for March ...

Classmates and teachers describe Princess Mako as dependable

Sep 3, 2017

Classmates and teachers describe Princess Mako as dependable

People who were close to Princess Mako during her school days describe the 25-year-old bride-to-be as a lively, dependable woman. "I was very delighted to hear the happy news," a 25-year-old former classmate of Princess Mako at Gakushuin Girls' Senior High School in Tokyo said. ...