JTB offering weddings on Mount Fuji for non-Japanese tourists

Aug 2, 2016

JTB offering weddings on Mount Fuji for non-Japanese tourists

Major travel agency JTB Corp. has launched a package tour that allows tourists from overseas to hold a wedding ceremony on Mount Fuji, dressed in traditional kimono. The tour, named Wedding above Clouds at Mount Fuji in Japan, is being offered by the company’s ...

Mar 31, 2016

Kabuki actor Kataoka ties the knot with actress Fujiwara

Actress Norika Fujiwara and Kabuki actor Kataoka Ainosuke tied the knot on Wednesday, their management agencies said, after they announced being in a relationship in August. Fujiwara and Kataoka, both 44, will hold a press conference in Tokyo on Thursday to talk about their ...

Japanese fans flock to Seoul for 'Yon-sama' wedding

Jul 27, 2015

Japanese fans flock to Seoul for 'Yon-sama' wedding

More than 100 people, mostly Japanese women, gathered outside a hotel in Seoul where a wedding ceremony for South Korean actor Bae Yong-joon and actress Park Soo-jin took place Monday. Avid fans of Bae started arriving early in the morning despite rainy weather, hoping ...

Kyoto issues souvenir marriage certificates to foreign newlyweds

Apr 10, 2015

Kyoto issues souvenir marriage certificates to foreign newlyweds

The city of Kyoto on Friday began issuing marriage certificates to foreigners who wed in the ancient capital and delivered the first one to a British couple. The certificate bears the signature of Kyoto Mayor Daisaku Kadokawa and contains a congratulatory message from him. ...

Police: Rocket kills 26 at Afghan wedding party

Jan 1, 2015

Police: Rocket kills 26 at Afghan wedding party

A rocket fired amid fighting between Taliban insurgents and Afghan soldiers killed at least 26 people at a nearby wedding party Thursday night, authorities said, a grim end to a year that saw the end of the 13-year U.S.-led combat mission there. The rocket ...