relationships

Japanese girlfriend’s culinary revenge video shows hell hath no fury like a chef scorned【Video】

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, that’s also the best route by which to stab at it.

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Survey asks Japanese women if they’d rather date a guy who’s experienced with women or not

Is there really no substitute for experience?

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Japanese guys way more enthusiastic about moving in with girlfriends than vice-versa, survey says

Living together before marriage is becoming more common in Japan, but this poll suggests there’s still a big gap between how men and women feel about it.

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Japanese mom lists 14 ways life with a spouse is different from life with someone you’re dating

With one you have dreams, and with the other you have reality.

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Love can be real, even if your partner isn’t.

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Poll asks Japanese women which is better boyfriend: handsome and dull or ugly and interesting?

Because they can’t all be good-looking and funny.

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Here’s what Japanese men and women think about cheating【Video】

Some harsh truths about cheating are served up in this brutally honest street interview video.

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Illustrated Japanese Twitter debate asks if loving someone means letting their pain hurt you too

Does loving someone mean taking all of her pain/extremely sharp chest spike into your heart?

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Japanese men rank the top 10 complaints they hope to never hear from their wives

Is it worse to be called lazy or smelly?

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Is it acceptable to break up via instant message? Japanese men and women weigh in

As hugely popular instant messaging app LINE supplants most other forms of communication in Japan, a poll asks young Japanese people: Is it okay to break up with someone by IM?

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These workouts are a little more “personalized” than the ones your local gym offers…

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Singaporeans are getting creative when it comes to combating the low fertility rate

With one of the lowest birth rates in the world, activists in Singapore are using clever advertising campaigns and humor to try to trigger a baby boom.

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Young Japanese women sound off on what does and doesn’t constitute cheating on their boyfriend

Where do women in their 20s and 30s draw the line?

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Is your girlfriend a cat, dog, gorilla or penguin type? Take this Twitter comic test to find out!

According to Twitter in Japan, there are four main “personality types” when it comes to girlfriends: cat, dog, gorilla or penguin. Say what?!

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Japanese mom’s advice to daughter: Ask your boyfriend for many selfish things

Step 1: Be selfish to your boyfriend. Step 2: Happy marriage.

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These girls ain’t loyal: Lies ladies tell according to Japan’s Twitter users both male and female

In Japan, a recent trending Twitter hashtag, #don’tbelievegirlswhentheysay has people talking.  Do any of these sound familiar to you?

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Foreigner’s “prank” video of proposing to random Japanese girls is wrong in so many ways

What happens when your “prank” isn’t really a prank, but it is kind of awkward? This might take a while…

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Splatoon’s squid vs octopus Splatfest asks deep questions, ruins marriages

Video games have the power to change people’s lives, inspiring creativity and bringing friends and couples together.

But they can also destroy relationships. And it turns out that even Splatoon, the cute, brightly colored squid-themed shooter from Nintendo, is a culprit—although not quite in the way you might be thinking…

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18 common traits that describe the typical man, as told by Japanese Twitter

As a man, I have to admit that sometimes we can be a little confusing. Why do we do weird things like try to flavor food with burps, or lock iPhones with our butts? There are some mysteries that may never be solved.

But one Japanese Twitter user thinks they’ve found a list of 18 things that apply to pretty much every man, especially concerning relationships. Will this list help decode the confusing “man brain,” or is it just a mass of macho mumbo jumbo? Read on and decide for yourself!

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Street proposal between two Chinese women goes viral, gains support 【Video】

It looks like 2015 is proving to be a defining year for LGBT couples and rights around the world. In Japan we’ve already seen same-sex marriage certificates extended to Shibuya Ward despite interference, not to mention public support from the government of Osaka Ward. Now it appears the acceptance movement is spreading to other East Asian countries as well.

Recently one woman in China decided to publicly pop the question to her female partner in public, and a video of the proposal soon went viral. Get ready to break out the tissues.

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