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* An episode of ''Manga/KodomoNoOmocha'' has an engaged couple arguing whether the bride should wear a traditional kimono or a Western wedding dress.

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* An episode of ''Manga/KodomoNoOmocha'' ''Manga/{{Kodocha}}'' has an engaged couple arguing whether the bride should wear a traditional kimono or a Western wedding dress.


* Avereted in the GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''.[[spoiler: After falling in love and ultimately arriving back in Jack's original time period, he and Ashi have a traditional Japanese-style wedding--[[WidowedAtTheWedding part of one anyways]]. Due to Ashi technically being the biological daughter of Aku and Jack vanquishing Aku before he could have any kind of influence on the world (and before he could conceive Ashi and her sisters), Ashi suffers from a DelayedRippleEffect and ultimately [[CessationOfExistence ceases to exist.]]]]

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* Avereted There's a wedding in the GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''.[[spoiler: After falling in love and ultimately arriving back in Jack's original time period, he and Ashi have a traditional Japanese-style wedding--[[WidowedAtTheWedding part of one anyways]]. Due to Ashi technically being the biological daughter of Aku and Jack vanquishing Aku before he could have any kind of influence on the world (and before he could conceive Ashi and her sisters), Ashi suffers from a DelayedRippleEffect and ultimately [[CessationOfExistence ceases to exist.]]]]


* The GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' features a traditional wedding [[spoiler:between Jack and Ashi. [[WidowedAtTheWedding Part of one anyways]], Ashi suffers from a DelayedRippleEffect as she's walking down the aisle.]]

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* The Avereted in the GrandFinale of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' features ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''.[[spoiler: After falling in love and ultimately arriving back in Jack's original time period, he and Ashi have a traditional wedding [[spoiler:between Jack and Ashi. [[WidowedAtTheWedding Part Japanese-style wedding--[[WidowedAtTheWedding part of one anyways]], anyways]]. Due to Ashi technically being the biological daughter of Aku and Jack vanquishing Aku before he could have any kind of influence on the world (and before he could conceive Ashi and her sisters), Ashi suffers from a DelayedRippleEffect as she's walking down the aisle.]]and ultimately [[CessationOfExistence ceases to exist.]]]]


* The final bonus short for ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' featured skits of the dragons having different types of weddings with Kobayashi . Elma was Shinto, Lucoa was Aztec, Kanna was Russian[[note]][[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ushishir the Ushishir Islands]], the home of Kanna's mythological counterpart, [[ShownTheirWork are currently under Russian control]].[[/note]], and Tohru was Western.

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* The final bonus short for ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' featured skits of the dragons having different types of weddings with Kobayashi .Kobayashi. Elma was Shinto, Lucoa was Aztec, Kanna was Russian[[note]][[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ushishir the Ushishir Islands]], Islands,]] the home of Kanna's mythological counterpart, [[ShownTheirWork are currently under Russian control]].[[/note]], and Tohru was Western.


** In the manga and live-action show, Usagi and Mamoru end up having a Western wedding, complete with a Catholic church.
** In the ''R'' series, [[spoiler: Mamoru's BadDreams about Usagi dying if they get together]] include a Western wedding that ends up in disaster.

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** In [[Manga/SailorMoon the manga manga]] and [[Series/PrettyGuardianSailorMoon live-action show, show]], Usagi and Mamoru end up having a Western wedding, complete with a Catholic church.
** In the ''R'' series, [[spoiler: Mamoru's BadDreams [[spoiler:Mamoru's nightmares about Usagi dying if they get together]] include a Western wedding that ends up in disaster.



* One episode of ''Manga/{{Inuyasha}}'' has Kagome [[ImagineSpot momentarily fantasizing]] a prospective (Western-style, of course) wedding between her friends Miroku and Sango.
* When Kyoko Otonashi and Yusaku Godai of ''Manga/MaisonIkkoku'' get married at the end of the series, [[http://mangafox.me/manga/maison_ikkoku/c157/1.html they decide on a traditional Shinto ceremony.]] A JustifiedTrope for several reasons:

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* One episode of ''Manga/{{Inuyasha}}'' ''Manga/InuYasha'' has Kagome [[ImagineSpot momentarily fantasizing]] a prospective (Western-style, of course) wedding between her friends Miroku and Sango.
* When Kyoko Otonashi and Yusaku Godai of ''Manga/MaisonIkkoku'' get married at the end of the series, [[http://mangafox.me/manga/maison_ikkoku/c157/1.html they decide on a traditional Shinto ceremony.]] ceremony. A JustifiedTrope for several reasons:



** If memory serves, they also decided on a traditional wedding because Kyoko's marriage to her dead first husband Soichirou had been Western. Kind of a way of saying, '[[RomancingTheWidow My husband died and nothing will replace him in my heart]], [[SecondLove but I can love someone else without it being an insult to his memory]].'

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** If memory serves, they They also decided on a traditional wedding because Kyoko's marriage to her dead first husband Soichirou had been Western. Kind of a way of saying, '[[RomancingTheWidow My husband died and nothing will replace him in my heart]], [[SecondLove but I can love someone else without it being an insult to his memory]].'



* ''Anime/HellGirl'':
** Averted in a flashback sequence that shows Hajime and Ayumi getting married in traditional Japanese style.
** Also averted for [[CharacteroftheDay Inori]] in episode 19. She marries into a very rich and traditional family, so they go for a Shinto ceremony.

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* ''Anime/HellGirl'':
** Averted in a
''Anime/HellGirl'': A flashback sequence that shows Hajime and Ayumi getting married in traditional Japanese style.
** Also averted for [[CharacteroftheDay
style. [[CharacterOfTheDay Inori]] in episode 19. She 19 marries into a very rich and traditional family, so they also go for a Shinto ceremony.


* In ''Manga/DomesticGirlfriend'', Natsuo's father and his new stepmother simply register with the ward office and then go out for dinner, instead of having a wedding.



* In the ''ComicBOok/SuperMarioAdventures'' comic, Bowser's wedding tuxedo uses the Japanese model, being white and fancy rather than the plain black of most Western tuxedos.

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* In the ''ComicBOok/SuperMarioAdventures'' ''ComicBook/SuperMarioAdventures'' comic, Bowser's wedding tuxedo uses the Japanese model, being white and fancy rather than the plain black of most Western tuxedos.

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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': In the credits for ''Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie'', [[spoiler:Naruto and Hinata]] are shown to don kimono for their wedding, which means they have a Shinto wedding. Justified, since [[spoiler:the Hyuga]] are an old school and very Japanese family (even if their abilities are rooted in Chinese martial arts). The wedding is elaborated upon in the final episode of the series, adapted from one of the post-series light novels.


Western weddings started to become popular in TheEighties, and there were [[TropeCodifier two events that codified the trope itself]]. One was the televised marriage of actors Momoe Yamaguchi and Tomokazu Miura in 1980, and the other was the famous wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in 1982.

Western-style weddings, like many things Western/American, are considered "[[RuleOfCool cool]]," and in this case [[RuleOfRomantic romantic]] and [[RuleOfGlamorous elegant]] as well. Combine that with the substantially lower cost of a Western-style wedding (as previously mentioned, Eastern-style are generally a lot more expensive), and it's not surprising that it's a common enough choice that it's not even considered outré or "foreign" any more.

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Western weddings started to become popular in TheEighties, and there were [[TropeCodifier two events that codified the trope itself]]. One was the televised marriage of actors Momoe Yamaguchi and Tomokazu Miura in 1980, and the other was the famous wedding of [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfWindsor Prince Charles and Princess Diana Diana]] in 1982.

Western-style weddings, like many things Western/American, are considered "[[RuleOfCool cool]]," and in this case [[RuleOfRomantic romantic]] and [[RuleOfGlamorous elegant]] as well. Combine that with the substantially lower cost of a Western-style wedding (as previously mentioned, Eastern-style are generally a lot more expensive), and it's not surprising that it's a common enough choice that it's not even considered outré or "foreign" any more.
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* In the Advertising/LongLongMan series of advertisements for the Japanese candy brand Sakeru Gummy, Tooru and Chi have a Western-style wedding ceremony, during which Tooru wears a white tuxedo. [[spoiler:The Long Long Man, however, wears a black tuxedo when he shows up. With a ridiculously long tail.]]
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** In a much later case, a couple that's about to marry in the Western style goes to the police after they get threatened by a SerialKiller. They stage a fake wedding to get the killer caught, with Takagi and Yumi Matsumoto acting as the couple's {{Body Double}}s... and it's a good thing since one of the wedding guests is found ''burned to death''. [[spoiler: Again, the culprit is the groom, who was planning to ''marry and then kill his bride'' for FinancialAbuse reasons. Too bad the girl he tries to stab is a [[MasterOfDisguise disguised]] [[GenreSavvy Sato]], whose dress has [[PocketProtector a rather thick corset]]...]]

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** In a much later case, a couple that's about to marry in the Western style goes to the police after they get threatened by a SerialKiller. They stage a fake wedding to get the killer caught, with Takagi and Yumi Matsumoto acting as the couple's {{Body Double}}s... and it's a good thing since one of the wedding guests is found ''burned to death''. [[spoiler: Again, the culprit is the groom, who was planning to ''marry and then kill his bride'' for FinancialAbuse reasons. Too bad the girl he tries to stab is a [[MasterOfDisguise disguised]] [[GenreSavvy disguised Sato]], whose dress has [[PocketProtector a rather thick corset]]...]]



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* ''Film/FantasticFourRiseOfTheSilverSurfer'' ends with Reed and Sue getting married in Japan.


* The final bonus short for ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' featured skits of the dragons having different types of weddings with Kobayashi . Elma was Shinto, Lucoa was Aztec, Kanna was Russian[[note]][[ShownTheirWork Ushishir, the home of Kanna's mythological counterpart, is currently under Russian control]].[[/note]], and Tohru was Western.

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* The final bonus short for ''Manga/MissKobayashisDragonMaid'' featured skits of the dragons having different types of weddings with Kobayashi . Elma was Shinto, Lucoa was Aztec, Kanna was Russian[[note]][[ShownTheirWork Ushishir, Russian[[note]][[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ushishir the Ushishir Islands]], the home of Kanna's mythological counterpart, is [[ShownTheirWork are currently under Russian control]].[[/note]], and Tohru was Western.

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* In the ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon[=/=]VideoGame/StoryOfSeasons'' series, most of the games feature your character getting married western style, complete with black tux and white dress. ''[[VideoGame/StoryOfSeasonsTrioOfTowns Trio of Towns]]'' gives you three choices, depending on your spouse-to-be's hometown: Westown has a western style ceremony, Tsuyukusa has a traditional Japanese style, and Lulukoko vaguely Pacific Islander.

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