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Crown princess wants to respect daughter's wish over delayed marriage

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Leave them alone. If they love each other and want to live together in marriage, just let them do it.

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"In regards to my eldest daughter's marriage, we should communicate extensively, and it is important that I accept my daughter's feelings as a parent and think about the matter together," the crown princess said in a statement."

In effect a statement which says absolutely nothing.

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So what exactly does Mako think about all this? It'd be nice if this news article had some, you know, information.

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Smart move, marriage is not something anyone should rush into.

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Just leave them alone, they will if they really want to, so why rush or better yet why is this news???

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She should interlope and then do what Harry and Megan did.

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So what exactly does Mako think about all this?

Who cares. There's bigger fish to fry atm than trival trash like this article is.

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I'm confused about the Imperial Household Agency's concern about the fiancé's mother's financial problems. Once Princess Mako marries the dude, she's out. No connection with the IHA or her parents. She's just another commoner they don't care about. So, why the concern?

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What Mako princess future ex-husband has to say about that?

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Talk about “helicopter parenting”. The daughter is 28 years old for goodness sake. She can decide for herself.

"In regards to my eldest daughter's marriage, we should communicate extensively.” - this line says it all.

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Advice for the guy: You may love her but she comes with more baggage (the royal family and Imperial Household Agency) than the claim areas in Narita and Haneda combined. Marrying into a royal family is mostly a royal pain in the arse and they will be hovering around you 24/7 until you're gone. Time to pack your bags and bail because even though she may want you, they don't. Get out and meet some of the nice Latina, Asian, black and white ladies who go to Fordham, man! Can't go wrong!

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Princess Mako is not marrying the mother and what does the soon to be mother-in-law's screw up have to do with her son? The son appears to be a studious and loving young man and shouldn't that be enough for her parents. I pray that these 2 can find away to get around all the pompous people who are dictating to their lives including the parents.

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This article was simply unnecessary

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Advice for the guy: You may love her but she comes with more baggage

Your baggage is another man's dream. There are reasons why the royal family even exists and it has to do with the difference in how people's brains work. For example, I cannot imagine wanting money so bad I would sleep only 6 hours a night and jump to work immediately. But that's how we got to have rich people. I don't think the young man is really in it for love, or at least anything I would call real love.

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"In regards to my eldest daughter's marriage, we should communicate extensively, and it is important that I accept my daughter's feelings as a parent and think about the matter together," the crown princess said in a statement.

Sorry Kiko, your daughter is 28 years old! Her decision to get married should have absolutely nothing to do with you.

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I'm confused about the Imperial Household Agency's concern about the fiancé's mother's financial problems. Once Princess Mako marries the dude, she's out. No connection with the IHA or her parents. She's just another commoner they don't care about. So, why the concern?

That's a good point. Under the current rule, a female family member will lose (or get liberated from?) her royal status as well as duties once getting married to a commoner. Thus who her husband is, how his background and character are don't matter nor affect the Imperial House's affairs.

In the meantime there arises a proposal of allowing married women to stay in the Imperial House as a royal member. Which also means to give a royal status to her husband (and perhaps, their offspring). Critics say such would complicate or even threaten the "unbroken, patrimonial line" of succession rule to the throne. But so long as the current rule stands, Komuro the fiancee would never be able to become a royal member. So why do they keep attacking him over his "dubious" records?

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She's just another commoner they don't care about. So, why the concern?

Er, Meghan and Harry Markle?

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Mako should run to Las Vegas and get married already.

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Er, Meghan and Harry Markle?

Good point. They'll stab you in the book.

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It sounds like the mother has not even spoken to her daughter! Everything is in a future tense.

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"In regards to my eldest daughter's marriage, we should communicate extensively, and it is important that I accept my daughter's feelings as a parent and think about the matter together," the crown princess said in a statement.

The most passive aggressive statement ever.

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Mako, leave that guy, I love you, marry meeeeeeeee !!!!, arghhh !!!

Keep dreaming loseeeeeeer !!! Baka gaijin !!...

LOOOOOOOOL !!!!!...

THE END

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It's hard to imagine a young Japanese guy living in the heart of New York City being completely faithful to his fiancee. It's been 3 years. Apologies in advance.

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A 28 year old can make decisions on their own.

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The well is drying out, and 30 is a symbolic age in Japan where marriage gets much harder because the cheese has aged too much so to speak. Best of luck to her but it seems like prince charming is not going to work out.

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Princess Mako and her university boyfriend Kei Komuro announced their planned engagement in September 2017 and later said their wedding would take place on Nov 4, 2018. However, the event was postponed until 2020.

Dude, if it hasn't happened yet, it won't happen. Maybe she's just not that into you. (Or vice versa?)

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It's nobody's business but the families', and the media should butt out.

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If you read Japanese news you probably know that, but most of Japanese says that it's because if she would marry this guy she would have to give up her princess rights and wouldn't be able to get, live out of taxpayers money.

Thats why regular Japanese says she is hesitating because you never know what will happen to that future ex husband rich company due to corona virus and once you give up your princess rights you can't come back.

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The Princess needs to find a rich family to marry into to support her lifestyle. Not a bankrupt family without two coins to rub together. Simple as that.

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The Princess needs to find a rich family to marry into to support her lifestyle. Not a bankrupt family without two coins to rub together. Simple as that.

Or alternatively, NEET benefits scrounger should get on her bike and pay her own way in life. You wouldn't be saying that if she were of the pachinko-going crowd.

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She should wait until she turns fifty. At 28, one is not prepared for such a great responsibility.

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Doesn't she continue to receive Royal Funds whilst she's not married ?

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Don't think it's all about the money. There has been suicides in his family and to the royals that must mean madness (the real loony bin)

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Mako, leave that guy, I love you, marry meeeeeeeee !!!!, arghhh !!!

Keep dreaming loseeeeeeer !!! Baka gaijin !!...

LOOOOOOOOL !!!!!...

THE END

Oi! Baka gaijin !!

Pick a bouquet of flowers, Chocolate, and a number and stand in line like the rest of us!!!

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Leave he and he her fiancé alone. They are human beings so let them sort it out.

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sorry i meant leave them alone and they need privacy to deal with their issues.

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