dating

Japanese survey asks exactly why people broke up with their partners

The first result makes a surprising amount of sense.

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Long wallet or bifold? What your wallet says about you in Japan

For some people, the way a man carries his money can be a dealbreaker. 

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Most of Japan’s new adults hope to fall in love and get married, according to recent survey

Marriage is on the table for many young people–but not as many as 26 years ago. 

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There’s a Tokyo vending machine that sells love in a can (or a shot at it)

And here we were thinking cans of hot green tea were amazing.

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More than half of Japanese men in survey spent Christmas alone, women more likely to be OK solo

Single women more likely to see the upside of spending Christmas without a date.

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How many people in Japan have actually worn a couple’s outfit?

What are your thoughts on matching outfits?

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When is the right time for a love confession in Japan?

First date? Second? Fourth? Sixth? Japanese women reveal when they’re most likely to say yes to being your girlfriend.

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What kind of restaurant attracts the politest customers in Japan? Twitter user has a theory

A chance at love means a higher probability of good customer behavior, she says.

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9 middle-aged Japanese men come to work in the clothes they’d like their partners to wear

What do you mean “Why?”

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How much money are Japanese people willing to lend their romantic partners?【Survey】

Survey looks for answers to a very complicated question.

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“Should I date this person?” Go hiking and you’ll have the answer, Japanese Twitter user says

A walk in the mountains will reveal more of who a person is than a meal in a restaurant.

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Aomori police on the lookout for man shouting unsolicited advice at kids about dating and ramen

Sounds like someone’s never heard of social media.

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The time we (almost certainly) got scammed by a dating app in Tokyo’s bar district

“Hey, let’s play a game,” she said, but maybe it was our reporter who got played.

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Japan’s “First Date Awards” reveals the best places to wine and dine when dating in Tokyo

These award-winning restaurants tick all the boxes for a successful first date in the capital. 

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Kansai man arrested for defrauding his 35 girlfriends

He would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for his 35 girlfriends.

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How much do Japanese men and women pay on dates? Survey finds large gap

Big spenders bump up one gender’s average.

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Does a guy lose all chance with a Japanese woman if he doesn’t pay for the first date?【Survey】

Survey finds large gap between women of different ages.

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Man goes on first date with woman, she brings 23 family members along for the meal

Woman’s cunning plan to test a potential boyfriend backfires in spectacular fashion.

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Japanese couples who want to try living together can now rent apartments for as little as one week

Service with apartments in Tokyo, Hokkaido, and Okinawa says all genders and nationalities are welcome.

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Japanese otaku singles parties say they only want guys who are otaku, but don’t look like otaku

Female participants can look as otaku-like as they want, though.

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