The Japanese betrothal ceremony, called the , a seaweed whose name can be written to mean "child-bearing woman"; a long white piece of hemp, representing a wish that the couple will grow old and gray together; and a folding fan, which spreads to show future wealth and growth.
The main gift is money (about ,000), tucked in a special envelope called a The traditional Japanese ceremony is a Shinto ceremony, though many Japanese in America celebrate weddings with a Buddhist ceremony.
There was scrolls having on the wall with the god’s names written on them.
Many Japanese women are unlikely to take the lead while on a date because there is still a social taboo on female expressions of desire.
Pride of place and identification with local cultural patterns remain strong.
Japan does not have a Christian history with its attached morals that place a somewhat undue sense of "wrong" on what many countries see as very natural occurrences.
A Shinto wedding is a traditional Japanese wedding in Japan.
As Christians pledge their love for each other at churches in front of Christ, Japanese people pledge their love at shrines in front of gods called Yaoyorozu.
Because of this, Japanese women are often more demure, cutesy, a little tempting but not overly forward.