wedding

Why Are Young Japanese People Becoming More Skeptical About Weddings and Funerals?

Japanese marriages and funerals are considered to be some of the most expensive in the world. This has been a traditional practice for all people of different backgrounds. In recent studies, though, many of the younger generations are becoming more skeptical about these traditions. Concern about monetary issues remained a key discussion point. Multiple studies…

3 Important Tips to Keep In Mind When You Attend a Japanese Wedding

You may have the opportunity to attend a Japanese wedding, but you may be unsure of what you should or should not do. This short article will highlight 3 important points when attending a wedding in Japan! Goshugi It is customary to give a gift in the form of money which is called Goshugi. The…

Hatsune Miku Marriage Forms: Making Your Documents Cuter!

Marriage certificates no longer have to look dull and serious despite the intended nature of solemnity and commitment. Previously, Sailor Moon marriage certificates were introduced and due to them being so well-received, the popular One Piece series also followed suit and released its very own marriage certificates. And now, even the famous Vocaloid singer, Hatsune…

Learn More About Japan’s Hot Newlywed Celeb Couple: DAIGO and Keiko Kitagawa

More information has just been released about the wedding of hot couple DAIGO and Keiko. Who have been invited to the wedding? And why did DAIGO fall in love with Keiko? April Wedding Singer DAIGO (37) and actress Kitagawa Keiko (北川景子, 29) have already registered their marriage on January 11, 2016, at 11:11 am. When…

Japanese Celebrity Couple, Keiko Kitagawa and DAIGO are Officially Married!

Celebrity couples are never left out of the eyes and ears of reporters and fans whenever they feature in the headlines. Just this January, popular actress Keiko Kitagawa (北川景子) officially married her partner, singer and Breakerz band member, Daigo Naito (内藤 大湖). Keiko Kitagawa Keiko Kitagawa started out as an exclusive model for the Japanese…

Ribbon Chapel in Hiroshima: An Enchanting Wedding Venue by the Sea

A chapel designated for to represent the coming together of two people in marriage is located on the grounds of a Seto Inland Sea hotel called Bella Vista. It is a modern chapel known as Ribbon Chapel due to its spiraling appearance. It was designed by Hiroshi Nakamura (中村拓志), a Japanese architect. In order to…

In Japan Sailor Moon Can…Help You Get Married?

When a couple registers for marriage, they have to fill in serious, boring-looking forms which make getting married seem like a solemn process… but not anymore! You can now fill in Sailor Moon-themed marriage registration forms which were released by Konin Todoke Seisakujo/Design Laboratory for Marriage Paperwork. Don’t worry, as it is official and totally…

Did AKB48’s Kashiwagi Yuki Marry a Robot?

Well, sort of…It was actually a robot version of Yuki Kashiwagi from AKB48 who married another robot named Frois. The robot made in the image of Yuki was named Yukirin. The Yukirin Robot   tokyokinky.com/ The Yukirin robot was developed by an enthusiastic fan and artist, Takayuki Todo who made the robot for his graduation…

Meguro Gajoen: Grand and Flamboyant Otherworldly Palace

Built in 1935 and praised as the Showa Era’s ‘Palace of the Dragon God’, Meguro Gajoen is the first wedding complex to be built in Japan. The building includes wedding and banquet halls ornamented with traditional quaint handicrafts and vividly restored pictures, restaurants providing delicious seasonal cuisine, a museum which possesses precious Japanese-style pictures, a…

Japanese Church Weddings: Christian Only for a Moment

What do you think when you think of a Japanese wedding? Perhaps the bride’s white wedding kimonos and the red paper umbrellas and the wooden temples come to mind. However, the reality is that traditional Japanese weddings are expensive, and prohibitively so for many young couples struggling to start their new lives together. So instead…