relationships

Japanese Internet debates sure-fire way to catch a cheating lover and/or make them hate you

Video claims “just a single question” is all it takes to catch an unfaithful boyfriend or girlfriend in a lie, but it may have other consequences.

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Female otaku has perfectly sensible answer for when people ask why she doesn’t get a boyfriend

Dark magic and a price too great to pay are great reasons for remaining single.

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Want to be popular with the ladies/men? Be good at making takoyaki, study says

It seems that there’s a connection between “being good at cooking takoyaki” and “getting lots of love confessions”.

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Otaku husband returns home after argument to find wife has destroyed his anime robot collection

Broken Gundam and broken trust sparks Internet debate about whether or not her actions were justified.

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12/21 is Japan’s “Long Distance Lovers Day”: What makes it so hard to keep up long distance love?

Long distance romance can work with a bit of effort, but just what form does that effort take?

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Kyoto Aquarium advises teen boy who can’t find a date to become a girl (because of ichthyology)

16-year-old who attends all-boys high school was feeling lovelorn, so the aquarium offered an unorthodox solution.

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Otaku dating service’s secret to success: Courting guys who’re accepting of boys love

Tora no Ana’s matchmaking parties see an attendance spike as they respond to women who want a boyfriend who’ll leave them alone and let them fangirl out.

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How do Japanese women feel about going Dutch on a date? Survey investigates, finds gap

Surprising amount say they’re OK with splitting the bill, but numbers might not tell the whole story.

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Over half of Japanese people in survey only dated three or fewer people before getting married

First boyfriend/girlfriend turned into spouse for roughly one in seven.

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Japanese professor says women should NOT marry a guy who promises to help with the housework

Sure, it sounds nice, but critics say the deeper meaning behind his choice of words spells trouble ahead.

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Survey shows more Japanese married men, single Japanese women cheating on their romantic partners

Single men in their 30s least likely to be fooling around, but it’s a very different story for the older guys.

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35-year-old otaku throws US$17,700 wedding ceremony in Tokyo so he can marry his 2-D crush

Over three dozen guests attend ceremony and reception where groom and Hatsune Miku drink wedding toast, cut cake, and exchange rings.

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Following the Find Seiji a Girlfriend Project, our reporter now has to meet his girlfriend’s mom

Seiji’s greatest fear: Having his girlfriend’s mom ask “What do you do for a living?” when the answer is “I work for SoraNews24.”

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The reason why the best spouse for an otaku might not be another otaku

It might sound like a match made in heaven (or at least a lovey-dovey romance anime), but two otaku don’t always make the right combination.

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King of Japan’s bar hosts shares idea for a sure-fire romantic date

Roland’s plan turns his fans’ knees to jelly, but some say it’s a selfish waste of money.

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Japanese man gets caught cheating on his girlfriend because of an earthquake

Sudden confrontation leaves him trembling, but not from the ground shaking.

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A large number of men prefer women who are attracted to other women, study says

Apparently, men in China and the U.K. like women who tend to bat for both teams

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Want to gift someone shoes but don’t know their size? Japanese Twitter has the solution

Japanese Twitter has the answer to all of life’s problems.

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Japanese gay bar “mama” gives the best advice for how to get over a breakup we’ve ever heard

First, you cry. Then, you take a deep breath. Next, you feed upon their flesh.

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A ranking of Tokyo’s 10 best train and subway lines for spotting handsome men

Even when you’re underground, there’s still scenery to be checked out, list’s creators say.

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