Only in  Japan will you find a robot celebrant! Meet the I-Fairy, a 1.5-metre-tall seated robot with flashing eyes and plastic pigtails.

The I-Fairy oversaw its first wedding on Sunday in Tokyo, the first ever to be led by a robot.

Sunday’s wedding was the first time a marriage had been led by a robot, according to manufacturer Kokoro Co.

The wedding took place at a restaurant in Hibiya Park, central Tokyo, where the I-Fairy wore a wreath of flowers and directed a rooftop ceremony.

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image: Kokoro Co



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  • Kez says:

    Thankfully, there will always be brides who want a personalised and personality plus wedding.

    I don’t think I will worry about my job as a celebrant just yet.

    Great post!

  • Evie says:

    wow – don’t know that this is the look I will be going for on our big day, but very funny to read about! Imagine what their grand kids will think when they look back at the wedding photos!

  • Alex says:

    My friend’s celebrant was such an excellent addition to her wedding ceremony that we’re using her for our wedding too! I couldn’t imagine ever using a robot…only in Japan!!

  • Ashton says:

    is that even legal??
    doesnt a celebrant have to sign certain things??

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