romance

Japanese woman wants office romance but has no job, figures out how to make her dream come true

A clever solution to a seemingly impossible problem.

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Japan’s “First Date Awards” reveals the best places to wine and dine when dating in Tokyo

These award-winning restaurants tick all the boxes for a successful first date in the capital. 

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Kansai man arrested for defrauding his 35 girlfriends

He would have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for his 35 girlfriends.

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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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It’s too hard to sell Japanese people on romance dramas nowadays, says broadcasting president

According to BS Fuji’s top dog, there’s a reason why making romance dramas in Japan is an uphill battle.

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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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New gachapon figures from Japan imagine a romance beyond bathroom boundaries

Well, for the little icons on the door signs, at the very least.

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When you fall in love with a cosplayer【Photos】

Hashtag goes viral online, with photos that cosplayers and those who love them can relate to.

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Happy Virus-times! How has the pandemic affected Japan’s chocolate budget for Valentine’s Day?

COVID-19 has had a notable effect on how much we’re willing to fork out on Valentine’s chocolate.

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Former schoolgirl sues Tokyo high school that made her drop out for breaking no-dating rule

No love in school leads to fight in court.

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Starbucks releases cutest Valentine’s Day collection ever

Cupid stars in this romantic new range, which even includes a leather key holder pouch!

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How much do Japanese men and women pay on dates? Survey finds large gap

Big spenders bump up one gender’s average.

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What will 2021 mean for Valentine’s Day in Japan? Survey asks teens their chocolate plans

Homemade chocolate is great and all, but are people still making it in this coronavirus era?

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Does a guy lose all chance with a Japanese woman if he doesn’t pay for the first date?【Survey】

Survey finds large gap between women of different ages.

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J-Pop superstar Koda Kumi’s new music video stars manga/anime cornerstone Urusei Yatsura【Video】

Two powerhouses of Japanese pop culture team up to fill Koda Kumi’s latest video with intergalactic 80s romance vibes!

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Man goes on first date with woman, she brings 23 family members along for the meal

Woman’s cunning plan to test a potential boyfriend backfires in spectacular fashion.

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Japanese government to start giving newlywed couples a wedding gift of 600,000 yen

”I do” equals “ka-ching” in new initiative to boost childbirth rate,

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Create the Boys Love fantasy you always dreamed of with this fun new BL card game

The only card game that makes you swoon the more you play it!

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Awesome Japanese wife “kidnaps” her husband as he leaves work…for his own good

Doesn’t tell him where they’re going or why, but has a very good reason.

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Japan’s “excessively Pikachu” marriage registration form is appropriate amount for Pokémon lovers

An entire pack of Pikachus wants to wish you and your sweetheart all the best as you start married life.

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