The correct term strangely enough for shifting 1 to 3 or 2 to 4, 4 to 6... is a gated change. Perfectly harmless as long as the revs are high enough for the car not to struggle when you select the next gear.
Toyota only make automatic Celicas for the US. Says something about their driving ability I think
Now Toyota are taking the Celica off them altogether, because they don't deserve it. HA HA!