A wedding video of a Japanese couple showing how the two lovebirds met while playing “Pokémon Go” has gone viral on Japanese social media.
The clip of the couple, Shibu and Lily, received over 1.6 million views after it was first posted on the platform on November 15 by the couple’s university friend.
— しぶ @ポケモンGO (@shibuya319) November 15, 2018
It was originally presented as a nine-minute long “profile movie” of Shibu and Lily that was one of the highlights of their reception ceremony at Toranomon Hills’ Andaz Tokyo on November 10.
The video was cut short to 140 seconds and only shows some of the adorable bits of the movie while retaining the nostalgic feel of the original “Pokémon” game in 8-bit quality.
It then went on to show how the two got engaged a year after they officially started dating.
They also met up with their other “Pokémon” friends before they officially tied the knot. The couple even used official “Pokémon”-themed papers when they both registered to marry.
Finally, as they walked down the aisle, all of their family members and friends cheered both in the real-life setting and in the 8-bit movie.
The clip closes with a very sweet picture of the two newlyweds hugging and “To Be Continued” written in the foreground.
Images via Twitter / shibuya319