Most weddings in anime are Western-style (i.e., Christian or Christian-influenced) ceremonies, with Fairytale Wedding Dresses, tuxedos, and rings.
In Japan, the civil or religious ceremony of a wedding has no legal status — the actual marriage is enacted by filing the proper paperwork with the government and is all that is needed; anything else is simply an occasion for a party. Given that most Japanese do little more than give lip service to religion for most of their lives, it should not come as a surprise that they do not feel any particular need to have Shinto or Buddhist ceremonies. In fact, in many Asian cultures (including Japanese culture), traditional weddings are very long, very elaborate and (even compared to the most excessive American weddings) very expensive.
People have children. This is an obvious fact of Real Life—you wouldn't be here reading this if it wasn't, after all. And every once in a while, this aspect of reality will leak into video games, especially in the Life Simulation Game and Raising Sim genres.
Sometimes, as part of your reward for completing certain tasks in the game, your player character is given their very own bundle of joy to raise—they become a parent. Very often, having children is the ultimate end reward for completing a
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