marriage

Tokyo government creating its own official dating app, slated to launch this summer

Japan’s biggest city wants to hook you up with someone.

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Japan’s wedding gift etiquette rule is too expensive, young people in survey say

You can’t put a price on love, but Japan does put a price on how much you should give a newlywed couple.

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Should married couples in Japan be allowed to have different family names? Survey investigates

The Japanese constitution requires couples to share a family name if they get married, but only one age group in survey comes close to agreeing with it.

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Everyone in Japan will be Mr. or Mrs. Sato by 2531, according to study

We are legion. We are Sato.

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How many married people with children in Japan admit to cheating on their spouse? Survey says…

A recent survey aims to find out who cheats, and why. 

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Japanese matchmaking party insider fill us in on the actual chances of finding a spouse

You might have more luck finding love at a tonkotsu party than a konkatsu party.

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Ghibli-themed dating event organized by government in Japan gets flooded with applications

Matchmaking event with a twist will have people looking for love while they look for Ghibli art.

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Do Japanese superfans really want to marry their favorite idol?【Survey】

Responses show fans have some complicated feelings about their oshi.

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Japanese men and woman both have the same top requirement for a spouse in konkatsu poll

Communication skills and thoughtfulness make men’s and women’s lists, but don’t come out on top.

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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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