Japan princess announces engagement with commoner

Princess Mako the elder daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko will forsake her royalty to marry fiancé Kei Komuro a commoner she met at International Christian University in Tokyo

The eldest daughter of Japanese Emperor Akihito is set to marry her fiancé, Kei Komuro who is a law clerk by profession.

Like all female imperial family members, Mako, who is Emperor Akihito's eldest granddaughter, forfeits her status upon marriage to a commoner under a controversial tradition.

During a press conference on Sunday, Princess Mako, the eldest grandchild of Emperor Akihito, announced she will Wednesday her former university classmate Kei Komuro.

Speaking at a press conference Princess Mako said that what attracted her to Komuro was "his bright smiles like the sun". Over time, she said she learned he is "a honest, strong-minded, hard worker, and he has a big heart", Mako said.

"Together with Mr. Komuro, I would like to make a warm and peaceful family that is full of smiles", she added.

The Imperial Household said that Komuro was a student at the International Christian University in Tokyo, which Princess Mako also attended. She has a master's degree from the University of Leicester and has been working as a researcher at a museum.

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The couple had a long-distance relationship while studying overseas - Mako in Britain and Komuro in the U.S. - for one year.

Princess Mako will be abandoning her royal status to marry a commoner.

Komuro told reporters that he proposed in December 2013, though reports that they were planning to announce their engagement first surfaced in May.

However, the legislation only applies to Akihito and does not mention what happens to women in the imperial family after they are married. Yes, it is not a film scene but in actual, Princess Mako fell in love with his classmate Kei Komuro who is a common man.

According to NHK, the wedding between the Princess and Komuro is expected to take place next year. Because of her abdication, the princess will become the 8 member o the Imperial family to give up royal status in order to marry since World War II. The news was initially expected in July, but was postponed after a rain disaster in western Japan.

Prince Hisahito is now third in line to the throne after his uncle, Crown Prince Naruhito, and his father Prince Akishino. In this ceremony, Komuro's messenger will announce the wedding date.

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