Former princess Mako's marriage holds a mirror to Japan
Controversial union shows why reform to patriarchal system should start at the top
Mako Komuro, former Japan's Princess Mako, and her newly married husband Kei check in before they board a flight bound for New York at Haneda airport on Nov. 14: the imperial family would be a great place to initiate change.
Nobuko Kobayashi is a partner with EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd., Strategy and Transactions -- EY-Parthenon.
Earlier this month former princess Mako, now Mrs. Mako Komuro and niece to Emperor Naruhito, left Narita for JFK airport with her new husband and college sweetheart, Kei Komuro.
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