Valentine’s Day

Plane passenger almost gets busted for unusually-shaped chocolate in carry-on luggage

At least he has the chocolate for stress eating after this ordeal.

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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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Cute elementary school Valentine’s Day story makes Japanese Twitter give collective “d’aww”

Crafty kid + smart teacher = happy memory.

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Japanese women warned about the dangers of dumping failed Valentine’s Day chocolate down the sink

As the old saying goes, the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, not through sewage pipes.

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This Valentine’s Day, tell him you don’t love him with Japanese women’s “chocolate maggot” recipe

A tasty, clever way to say “We’re just friends” in a country where women give chocolate to both lovers and platonic male acquaintances on February 14.

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Japanese confectioner has firm rebuttal to Godiva’s anti-obligation chocolate ad in Japan

With Valentine’s Day approaching, the Tokyo-based candy company says “You do you, and we’ll do us.”

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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 girls reveal who they really give most Valentine’s chocolates to, and it’s not boys

Who needs love, when you’ve got friends, and 15.2 people’s worth of chocolate? And we can at least help with the last one, with a yummy recipe!

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Godiva runs full-page ad asking Japanese women to stop buying so much Valentine’s chocolate

Belgian confectioner maker says enough is enough with Japan’s practice of women giving male coworkers “obligation chocolate.”

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This Valentine’s Day, wow your special someone with boozy samurai warlord chocolates!

They’re tasty, pretty, educational, AND contain liquor, so they’re guaranteed to please!

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Royce’s special wine-filled chocolate isn’t just luxuriously decadent, it’s preciousss

Hokkaido-based chocolatier Royce‘s limited-edition Valentine’s Day chocolates will have you salivating, and dusting off your Gollum impression.

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Starbucks Japan’s new Chocoholic Frappuccino gets what Japanese Valentine’s Day is really about

Chocoholic Cocoa and stylish Valentine’s drinkware are also ready to receive your love.

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New Japanese Kit Kat debuts world’s first natural ruby chocolate

Made from ruby cocoa beans, this new “fourth type of chocolate” promises a whole new Kit Kat flavour experience.

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Japan’s first kaiten-sweets shop brings the fun of conveyor-belt sushi to Valentine’s chocolate

Get your chocolate fix on with a twist for a limited time at SWEETY LOFT in Ginza.

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Japan now has heart hats for cute cats to wear this Valentine’s Day

Who needs a bunch of flowers when you can have these four little Valentines?

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This year’s quest for Valentine’s chocolate from strangers takes unexpected turn for our writer

After last year’s success, this year could only be better, right?

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Anime/manga fans flood publisher’s office with Valentine’s Day presents for 2-D crushes

Popular series’ title refers to a prince, but he’s also the king of Valentine’s Day chocolate.

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Japanese high schoolers show off how their classes celebrate Valentine’s Day at school

Valentine’s Day is the one day in Japan when anime becomes real life.

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Alone on Valentine’s Day? Thai photographer shows how to make it look like you have a date 【Pics】

“Hey cutie, you have a little smidge on your cheek. Here, I’ll get it for me.”

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