romance

How to get a date in Japan, according to hosts in Kabukicho

There’s one piece of dating advice that a mama and hosts all agree on.

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Japan’s Christmas plans are pretty chill this year, survey shows

Christmas Eve is considered the biggest date night of the year, but most respondents are planning to spend it a different way.

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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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Tinder just opened a convenience store in Japan, aimed at adults only

SwipeMart made romantic dreams come true, and now there are hopes it’ll spread around the country.

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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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Roughly 40 percent of single Japanese men in their 20s have never been on a date, survey says

And a lot of 20-something women are yet to go on their first date too, according to government study.

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“Is it acceptable to go to a family restaurant for your first date?” Japanese survey asks

Survey asks Japanese people how they feel about going somewhere cheap and cheerful for a first date.

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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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How long should you date someone in Japan before going on a trip with them?

Japanese men and women reveal the fears they have when taking their relationship to the next level.

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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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Japanese survey asks exactly why people broke up with their partners

The first result makes a surprising amount of sense.

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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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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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There’s a Tokyo vending machine that sells love in a can (or a shot at it)

And here we were thinking cans of hot green tea were amazing.

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More than half of Japanese men in survey spent Christmas alone, women more likely to be OK solo

Single women more likely to see the upside of spending Christmas without a date.

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Revolutionary Alliance of Unpopular Men protest against Christmas on streets of Tokyo

“Building a brighter future for those who aren’t popular”.

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