Cost for wedding ceremony increased 33 times in a last hundred years in Japan. Historical explanation of why Japanese grooms and brides spend $33,772 for Christian style wedding ceremony on average, and how come we still need to have wedding ceremony which last just three hours when we can share wedding announcements through social media for free? Interviewed with a Japanese wedding planner Ms.Suzuki to find out a root of Japanese wedding and significance of having wedding ceremony in traditional Japanese culture.


  • Kotaro Kato: Director
  • Kotaro Kato: Writer
  • Kotaro Kato: Producer
  • Kotaro Kato: Key Cast


  • Project Type: Documentary, Student, Short
  • Runtime: 5 minutes 19 seconds
  • Completion Date: March 10, 2021
  • Production Budget: 0 USD
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Country of Filming: Japan, United States
  • Language: English
  • Shooting Format: iPhone Xs Max
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker
  • Student Project

Screenings / Awards

  • Los Angeles
    United States
    March 10, 2021
    Final Screening at Communication/Gender Study 149
    Scored A+

Distribution Information

  • Kotaro Kato
    Country: Japan
    Rights: All Rights