dating

Kyoto Aquarium advises teen boy who can’t find a date to become a girl (because of ichthyology)

16-year-old who attends all-boys high school was feeling lovelorn, so the aquarium offered an unorthodox solution.

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Otaku dating service’s secret to success: Courting guys who’re accepting of boys love

Tora no Ana’s matchmaking parties see an attendance spike as they respond to women who want a boyfriend who’ll leave them alone and let them fangirl out.

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How do Japanese women feel about going Dutch on a date? Survey investigates, finds gap

Surprising amount say they’re OK with splitting the bill, but numbers might not tell the whole story.

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Virgin majority for surveyed Japanese college students, and 30 percent have never gone on a date

Survey shows continuing decline for physical shows of affection.

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Following the Find Seiji a Girlfriend Project, our reporter now has to meet his girlfriend’s mom

Seiji’s greatest fear: Having his girlfriend’s mom ask “What do you do for a living?” when the answer is “I work for SoraNews24.”

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The reason why the best spouse for an otaku might not be another otaku

It might sound like a match made in heaven (or at least a lovey-dovey romance anime), but two otaku don’t always make the right combination.

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King of Japan’s bar hosts shares idea for a sure-fire romantic date

Roland’s plan turns his fans’ knees to jelly, but some say it’s a selfish waste of money.

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A large number of men prefer women who are attracted to other women, study says

Apparently, men in China and the U.K. like women who tend to bat for both teams

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Random love: massively popular Hong Kong capsule vending machine dispenses dates for $2.55

Pop in a couple of coins and crank away for the date of your life.

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Japanese women reveal how far they’ve gone in “stalking” a guy they like in survey

Tactics included checking out ex-girlfriends online and setting “coincidence” ambushes.

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Japanese man sees his popularity with women skyrocket thanks to (mistaken) contents of his wallet

Cynics might say nothing makes a man attractive like a wallet full of cash, but this guy stumbled upon what he thinks is a cheaper aphrodisiac.

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Anime fan’s boyfriend asks her to throw out her 2-D crush, she gets rid of something else instead

Fujoshi forced to decide makes the only choice that makes sense.

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31 percent of Japanese women admit to cheating on lover, six percent say they got caught【Survey】

Respondents also discuss whether it’s cheating on your boyfriend if you hug or hold hands with someone else.

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Do Japanese people kiss on the first date? Survey investigates

The poll was conducted as part of celebrations to commemorate Kiss Day in Japan.

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Seiji wants to invite his new girlfriend back to his place, but there’s just one problem…

Our writer dreams of playing video games with his newfound love in his apartment, but first he has to find it under all the garbage.

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Women in Japan reveal their worst dating experiences

From love hotels to 7-Eleven carparks, some of these first-date experiences are truly mind-boggling.

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When do Japanese women have their first kiss? Survey finds gap between different parts of Japan

One rural prefecture starts kissing long before any of its neighbors.

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Twitter manga diagrams difference between Japanese and foreign men, captivates and confuses

Illustrator says one group loves Uniqlo, asks women to split the bill on dates.

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Breakup story has perfect response to Japanese women who treat their boyfriend like an ATM

Love is complicated. Math is simple.

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Go from friends to lovers with the new “sharecoat” from Japan

Carefully designed features promise to keep you warm and bring you closer together at outdoor events.

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