Princess Mako decided to postpone the wedding with her commoner fiance Kei Komuro, the working royal has announced this news on Tuesday. Considering the upcoming abdication of Emperor Akihito, both families reached a judgment that it would be better to postpone the marriage.
Japan royals have announced the news about the postponing the wedding of Princess Mako and Kei Komuro. Tha highly anticipated engagement and wedding delayed until 2020. Moreover, the young couple confirmed that they were not yet ready for marriage set in November 2018. Emperor Akihito, the head of the royal family, plans to abdicate in April 2019, this aspect also is extremely important to the Imperial Household.
‘It is because of our immaturity and we just regret it,’
the 26-year-old Princess Mako said in a statement Tuesday.
For all Japanese, the news about their princess who is going to marry a commoner was the most exciting one in 2017. But life is unpredictable, and in Tuesday’s statement, Mako said they had “rushed various things” and needed more time to plan their future together.
“I wish to think about marriage more deeply and concretely and give sufficient time to prepare our marriage and for after the marriage,”
Princess said, and the Imperial Household explained the postponement was due to “lack of preparation.” Princess Mako “came to recognize the lack of time to make sufficient preparations,” the household said.