The two met each other while studying at the university. But this was not that simple for both the personalities as they both were caught by their responsibilities at different times. Mako's job is reportedly unpaid, but could turn into a full time job.Next
Nicolas DaticheGetty Images Speculation ranged from whether the couple could afford to live in Manhattan to how much money Kei, 30, would earn and if the former princess would end up financially supporting her husband.
Following the wedding, Mako renounced her royal entitlements and moved with Komuro to New York. Komuro's name was not among the successful candidates. According to Japanese broadcaster , Komuro phoned lawyer Okuno Yoshihiko, the head of a firm in Japan where he previously worked, to tell him he failed the exam.Next
She will also have to apply for a passport - royals don't need them - so she can move Stateside.
Komuro had already accepted a job at a major law firm, and the couple had already signed a contract to rent an ultra-luxury apartment on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. The results of the July 2021 exam were posted on the website of the New York State Board of Law Examiners last November. She can no longer live in the Imperial Palace.Next
Since then they fell for each other and wanted to marry.
Komuro also showed off an edgy new look - with his normally cropped hair much longer and pulled back into a ponytail - while holding a coffee cup and wearing a white face mask If Komuro felt more confident about his performance during his latest exam, he certainly didn't show it; the budding lawyer looked incredibly somber as he walked into the building. The couple met a decade ago while studying at International Christian University.Next
Although a recent graduate, Komuro has already landed a job at a top New York law firm.
Many law firms in New York allow one failed attempt, but it is common practice to fire new recruits straight out of law school if they fail twice.Next
Kiyohara cited that every July around 65% pass the test because they have just recently graduated from law school and have spent at least 2 months cramming for the test.
For the first time in her life, she has a surname and will be known just as Mako Komuro. Komuro proposed to Mako when he was still a university student. In 2020, the former Princess begged the Japanese public to support her decision.Next
At one point, he earned some money by working for tourism promotion near Tokyo.
But despite the turmoil Kei and Mako's love endured. The day before, Komuro was seen leaving the first part of the exam.
What a difficult moment it must have been for Komuro to hold a press conference with his new wife about the fact that he had failed the bar exam, Image Sourced from Twitter Japan Hiroshi Kiyohara, a Japanese lawyer who is also licensed to practice law in New York, recently appeared on Japanese television to discuss this matter.