relationships

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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Japanese cheater learns why you should never try to lie to your train otaku girlfriend

Relationship is derailed as rail geek girl uses her amazing powers of deduction to catch her boyfriend in a lie.

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Japanese women reveal how far they’ve gone in “stalking” a guy they like in survey

Tactics included checking out ex-girlfriends online and setting “coincidence” ambushes.

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Saying a prayer can open a passage between men’s and women’s baths at this Japanese hot spring

Love can start in the tub at this romantic onsen that puts the power in ladies’ hands.

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Anime fan’s boyfriend asks her to throw out her 2-D crush, she gets rid of something else instead

Fujoshi forced to decide makes the only choice that makes sense.

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Otaku dating service says some of its female members specifically refuse to date Love Live! fans

Love Livers’ romantic prospects are limited, but there’s also a silver lining to being a fan of the hit idol anime.

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Five reasons your partner’s political apathy means you’d be better off without them

If you wanna know, if he loves you so, it’s in his… political engagement, that’s where it is.

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Close to half say they weren’t in a relationship with the guy at the time.

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31 percent of Japanese women admit to cheating on lover, six percent say they got caught【Survey】

Respondents also discuss whether it’s cheating on your boyfriend if you hug or hold hands with someone else.

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Cynics and romantics in Japan debate list of promises for lovers in five-year relationships

Some see a road map to lasting romance, others see a direct course to a pain in the butt.

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Japanese women show continuing decline in how much they expect a husband to earn in survey

This year’s top answer is one to two million yen less than a year ago.

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Women in Japan reveal their worst dating experiences

From love hotels to 7-Eleven carparks, some of these first-date experiences are truly mind-boggling.

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The proper response when your wife says “I can’t make dinner tonight?” Japanese Twitter debates

Exasperated wife says “OK. Should I pick something up for us instead?” is the wrong answer.

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