Former Japanese princess Mako moved to the united states on Sunday along with her partner husband, commoner Kei Kumuro, after Mako exited Japan’s royal family, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported.
The couple, who got married on Oct 26 in a subdued ceremony, left from Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Sunday morning .They will rent an apartment in new York, where Komuro is working as an employee at a law firm.
The newlyweds have expressed feeling to the imperial family and the people who supported them before leaving.
Mako, who turned 30 in October, announced her engagement with Komuro 4 years ago, but their union has been with years of controversy, public disapproval, and tabloid frenzy over a money scam involving Komuro’s mother.
To appease public, Mako turned down a one million-dollar payout from the government, which she was entitled to as a departing royal.
At a press event when their marriage last month, the newlyweds apologized for any hassle caused by their wedding and expressed feeling to those that supported them.
“To me, Kei may be a vital, indispensable existence,” Mako shark aforementioned.
“Mako and that i would really like to create a heat, nice family,” Komuro aforementioned. “Happy times, sad times, we’d wish to be along, and that we are going to be indispensable to every alternative.”
In October, Komuro failing the big apple state exam, however he aforementioned he would still study and retake the take a look at in February.
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