Japan Princess Mako’s long road to marriage nears its end

By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Princess Mako, the emperor’s niece, will be married next week after years of criticism over her fiance that led to their marriage being postponed for three years and resulted in her being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Mako, who turns 30 on Oct. 23, will lose her royal status after marrying commoner Kei Komuro, also 30. The two are set to live in the United States, where Komuro has a job with a law firm. [L4N2RH0JL] The following is a brief outline of their relationship. 2012 – The two meet as students