romance

Our reporter orders food from Uber Eats, falls in love, learns that fate works in mysterious ways

It seems that food isn’t the only thing that Uber Eats delivers…love is on the menu too!

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Japanese wife creates izakaya pub at home during coronavirus outbreak

When your husband can’t go out to the izakaya during a pandemic, you bring the izakaya to him.

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Japanese husband falls in love with telecommuting wife all over again as they both work from home

No coronavirus divorce worries here.

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The sad, snickering truth behind Kyoto’s trendy holding-hands date spot【Photos】

Enjoy the moment while it lasts, because the two of you might not last forever.

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Couple’s wedding cancelled due to coronavirus, so they hold it in Animal Crossing instead

That’s definitely one way to save on the honeymoon costs!

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Meet cute? No, meet poop! Toilet paper shortage leads to romantic meeting in Japan

Apparently the red string of fate can also take the form of the white roll of two-ply.

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There’s a surprising potential risk that’s making more Japanese youth turn to dating apps

Many Japanese youths see dating apps as a way to protect the interpersonal relationships they already have.

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Majority of surveyed Japanese workers have dated a coworker, over 20 percent their boss or senpai

Office romance most likely to bloom for younger workers in survey.

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The three ways to say “love” in Japanese, and when to use them

Because there are many different kinds of love.

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Japanese Valentine’s Day surveys: women likely to succeed at confessing, men split on chocolate

Dating website Matching App University brings us some sentimental survey stats, just in time for the year’s most lovey-dovey holiday.

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Japanese Twitter breaks down the perfect spot for a first date, and it’s surprisingly cheap

Flummoxed about where to take a prospective partner for the first time in Japan? Twitter, as always, has the answer (well, an answer).

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Why you probably won’t get home-made Valentine chocolate and love confession from a Japanese girl

Don’t get your hopes up for one of anime and J-dramas’ longest romantic traditions to play out in your real life.

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Japanese baseball player’s sweet story of how he wooed his fiancé moves Twitter, inspires puns

You could say he didn’t strike out in this aspect of life!

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HALOP: The Japanese huggy pillow for people who already have a human boyfriend/girlfriend

A new kind of dakimakura designed to provide fantasies that are actually based in reality.

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The weird and wonderful things you’ll find at Japanese love hotels【Photos】

Trending hashtag reveals some interesting quirks that guests have come across during their short-term stays.

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Less than one in four surveyed Japanese men has a girlfriend, over one in three women has a beau

Survey paints a different picture of dating for young men and women.

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Survey says Japan is deeply dissatisfied in bedroom, prefers eating to getting it on

Is Japanese food truly better than sex, which was ranked as less pleasurable than four other things?

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When is it OK to take a naked hot spring bath with your Japanese girlfriend/boyfriend?

The onsen trip: as beloved a relationship milestone as Christmas Eve and Valentine’s Day, but how long do you have to date before you bathe together?

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Is work more important to Japanese salarymen than their girlfriends? Survey investigates

”Which is more important, your job, or me?”

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You can get married in Japan with official, legally binding Evangelion marriage registration forms

Get in the damn married relationship, Shinji.

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