marriage

Japan may finally abolish law that bans women only from remarrying soon after divorce

Change would also revise “presumed legitimacy” child custody law for the first time since Japan created a modern legal system.

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Play this Nintendo game with your partner before you decide to marry them, Japanese Twitter says

Some pre-marital fraternal violence can reveal your chances of spousal happiness.

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Rate of young Japanese people who want to get married someday drops to lowest ever in survey

Number of children Japanese women want also drops to lowest ever in latest iteration of government study.

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Going to a wedding in Japan? Make sure you like Bruno Mars or Maroon 5, survey says

Japanese couples rank their favourite songs to play at weddings.

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Former AKB48 idol who had to shave her head announces marriage to YouTube star

The idol singer formerly shamed for being in a relationship is now happily married!

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Foreigners can now apply for visas to visit fiancés living in Japan

Relaxed entry procedure now in effect.

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Is the ideal spouse someone who’s your best friend or your war buddy? Japanese singles sound off

Survey ranks the top five married couple archetypes.

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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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Married Japanese men and women rank the things they miss most about single life

Interesting overlaps and differences between genders.

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Gunma man arrested for attempted marriage of woman without her knowledge

Groom took his victim to be his unlawfully wedded wife.

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Former SMAP member Shingo Katori announces marriage to woman he’s been dating for 25 years

The relationship hasn’t exactly been a secret, but it came as a surprise anyway. 

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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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42-year-old police sergeant disciplined for stealing about 200 yen from shrine donation box

“I just wanted some money to buy cigarettes and coffee,” he said.

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Over half of Japanese newlyweds haven’t been bothering with a wedding ceremony

Billy Idol might say it’s not a nice day for a white wedding.

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Tokyo TV station skips ugly controversy over Princess Mako’s marriage, shows Blade instead

Some TV stations are always trying to ice-skate uphill.

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Arashi members Sho Sakurai and Masaki Aiba get married… Wait, that didn’t come out right

Boy, they really do like doing everything together.

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Second round of One Piece inspired wedding dresses now on sale

Look as elegant as Carrot, Hancock… even Big Mom!

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Japan Supreme Court rules it’s constitutional to require married men and women have same surname

For the second time in less than a decade, Supreme Court says Mr. and Mrs. must match.

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Anime voice actor star of Cowboy Bebop marries former idol less than half his age

Congratulations, space cowboy.

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