shotgun wedding (dekikon)

Japanese Idol Ami Suzuki Has Announced Her Shotgun Wedding!

On her official website a major Japanese idol named Ami Suzuki had announced some major news in July, 2016. It was revealed that she got married on the 1st of July, 2016, and is currently pregnant with her first child! Ami Suzuki (鈴木 亜美) So who is Ami Suzuki? She may not be known by…

4 Japanese Celebrities Who Had Dekikon (Shotgun Marriages)

In Japan, shotgun marriages are known as “Dekichatta kekkon” which literally means “already have a baby – marriage”. It can also be shortened to Deki-kon. During the late 90’s especially, shotgun weddings were hugely publicized in Japan. Notable celebrities who had shotgun marriages include: Namie Amuro (安室奈美恵) At the height of her popularity, she got…