relationships

Japanese man asks for the password to women’s hearts, learns something he didn’t want to know

Female coworker tells him it isn’t what you say, but how you…

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Rumor that watching anime Your Name with date will lead to getting married proves true for fans

The most successful anime romance movie of all time ties together real-life couples, even if the path to true love isn’t always a direct one.

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Wondering if your boyfriend will be a good husband? Give him the tea test, Japanese Twitter says

Simple behavior has a deep meaning, according to believers.

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There’s a serious problem (or maybe an upside) with these Japanese dating app photos

Pictures suggest the app is maybe a little too good at helping guys find girls they like.

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Seven reasons why an otaku should date another otaku (and one reason maybe not to)

Anime fan’s list has one big demerit, but maybe there’s a way to turn it around.

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Living next door to a stalker: Our Japanese reporter recounts the time her neighbour stalked her

Firsthand account is a cautionary tale for women living alone in Japan.

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Tired of looking for The One? Try Japan’s new DNA matchmaking service and maybe you’ll find them

Use your DNA to find your perfect match!

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Condomania Japan condoms bring the beauty of Japanese ukiyoe to your nether regions

When traditional Japan is a huge turn-on

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Why some otaku look at women’s breasts, according to Japanese Twitter

The reason may not be as perverted as we all think. 

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40 things our loveless reporter felt using Tinder in Japan

Online dating sure can be frustrating.

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Six-year-old Japanese farm boy goes viral for doling out comments on dating like an old grandpa

The proud self-professed farmer speaks and acts like an old man trapped in a young boy’s body.

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Renting a Girlfriend in Japan: Relationship goals or just plain awkward? 【Video】

Japanese rental girlfriend spills all the details on what it’s like to date a complete stranger.

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Japanese women’s magazine’s list of traits for an ideal man is both understandable and baffling

Do you have a part-time job at a cafe but are somehow also rich? Then you just might be the perfect guy.

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Good Couples Day gets our Japanese writer thinking about international marriage differences

What makes for a good couple? Our Japanese-language writer muses on her own marriage to a French husband and its notable quirks.

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Celebrate your wedding with Hello Kitty at Japan’s Sanrio Puroland amusement park

When a church is just not romantic enough, have your wedding in the world of Hello Kitty!

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Tokyo hair salon offers free cuts to anime fans whose 2-D crush fell in love with someone else

Start the next chapter of your love life, real-world or otherwise, with a new hairdo from the Heartbreak Salon.

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The top 10 famous men that Japanese women wish would make love to them【Survey】

Manga-adaptation actors and musicians abound in the list of desired fandom consummations.

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Our lovestruck reporter tries to make a batch of cookies for his girlfriend for Japan’s White Day

After getting love-dovey Valentine’s Day chocolate for the first time in his life, Seiji steps into the SoraKitchen to make cookies that require no butter or liquid.

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Rich and bald or handsome and poor? Survey asks Japanese women who’d they’d rather marry

Does a thick wad of bills make up for a thin head of hair?

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