romance

Breakup story has perfect response to Japanese women who treat their boyfriend like an ATM

Love is complicated. Math is simple.

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The dramatic conclusion to the Find Seiji a Girlfriend Project【Video】

This is it. Two years after the start of the project, SoraNews24’s most consistent bachelor takes one last shot at romance as he meets Mimi.

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Salaryman with sick wife pulls no punches in verbal smackdown of boss who won’t let him go home

Think Japanese businessmen don’t care about their wives? This one does, and he’s got no time for anyone keeping him from taking care of her.

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Does catching a female co-worker’s eraser win her heart like it does in video games?

Seiji attempts to apply the romantic logic of dating simulators to the real world.

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Japanese wife announces secret to a happy marriage, after being wed just three years

Hint: marriage might be more likely to go well if the sight of your beloved-to-be doesn’t make you throw up a little in your mouth.

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Go from friends to lovers with the new “sharecoat” from Japan

Carefully designed features promise to keep you warm and bring you closer together at outdoor events.

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23-year-old Tokyo policewoman falls in movie-style love with yakuza member, real life ensues

He wasn’t arrested for theft, but he stole her heart, and she gave him even more in return.

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Is it a crime to ditch a bad date and leave them with the bill? Japanese man finds out

After fleeing a restaurant when a women he met online wasn’t who he thought she was, one man was surprised to get a call from the police.

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One in four young Japanese adults say love is a pain in the butt【Survey】

Is love dead?

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Japan’s silver medalist figure skater has no time for love because he’s busy playing video games

With an Olympic medal on his resume, Shoma Uno says he’d like to enter a video game tournament.

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Japanese Twitter user may have discovered why they’re forever alone

According to one little sister, the key to getting a girlfriend or boyfriend? Loneliness, and not going to amusement arcades on your own.

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The top 10 romantic anime to watch with your boyfriend or girlfriend, according to fans

10 picks for when it’s just the two of you…but Your Name isn’t number one on the list.

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Survey suggests Tokyo women expect men to spend big on Valentine’s Day return gifts

Participants say that even if a guy were to spend three times as much on a thank-you present, it still wouldn’t be enough.

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Japanese guy’s ex makes him Valentine’s Day chocolate with anime girls flipping him off

Apparently the breakup wasn’t as mutual as he thought, man discovers when getting home-made Pop Team Epic chocolate.

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Mie man arrested for collecting photos he took of female coworker while at work

Charges cause many to wonder where the line between stalking and a secret crush lies.

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Survey reveals Japanese men really want home-made chocolate, but are women willing to make it?

In Japan, women give chocolate to men on Valentine’s Day, but are guys going to get what they really want?

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Japanese man’s “scary” story of woman he met in a bar who asked him to spend the night together

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is, but this tale of deception has a double-twist ending.

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Fewer Japanese people got married last year than any time since the end of World War II

Bad news for the country’s declining birth rate is accompanied by rosier development about divorce.

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Man selling ring intended for girlfriend who dumped him gets no sympathy from potential buyer

Japanese man dumped just before Christmas hopes for a sympathetic ear, gets emotionally punched twice more in the gut instead.

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Tokyo restaurant explicitly bans couples from dining on Christmas Eve

On Japan’s most romantic date night, reservations are usually recommended, but not here.

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