It mostly is evident in wedding ceremonies, where the couple may choose to have certain shintō rites in the ceremony - alongside, I might add, western-inspired rites.
Thank you for your insight! Is there even such thing as fundamentalist Shinto? From what I have studied, it seems it is hard to call Shinto a religion to begin with...Taking part in events, it tend to be relatively light-hearted without any depth of thought, say, compared with young adults attending a church, synagogue or mosque., which is not a criticism by the way.
Yes, and includes doctrines such as the Emperor having divine status. It has relatively few supporters but unfortunately they go right up to the very top of Government. You might find this article interesting.Is there even such thing as fundamentalist Shinto?