marriage

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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Judge rules Japanese government rejecting same-sex marriage applications is unconstitutional

Decision could affect outcomes of other ongoing lawsuits.

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Chiba election heating up with surprise marriage proposal and an ambitious Disney-loving clown full of promises

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and who knows? Maybe you’ll even vote.

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New Pokémon Wedding Plan in Japan includes Pikachu couples jewellery

Loved-up Pikachus are ready to tie the knot with you on your special day.

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The return of Terrace House? Seina and Noah star in new series produced by the reality show【Vids】

Former presenter Reina Triendl and her sister also make an appearance, naked in a bathtub together.

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Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare reveals the five prefectures with highest divorce rates

Surprise: Tokyo isn’t even close to the top five.

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