romance

The 10 most attractive Japanese women’s names, as chosen by dating app users

Some ask what’s in a name, but women with these monikers proved to be more popular than any others on one well-known dating app.

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New colored contact lenses will help near-sighted Japanese women land a husband, maker claims

Different designs recommended depending on wearer’s taste in men.

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Japanese Twitter user’s description of the ideal boyfriend is refreshingly reasonable

Maybe a little too reasonable, even.

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40 percent of Japanese women in survey say they’d be OK with a “Christmas Eve-only” boyfriend

’Tis the season for potentially very short romantic relationships.

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5 romantic scenarios from Japanese media that are maybe kinda gross

You’ve heard of the kabe-don “wall-pound”, but what are some less palatable romantic tropes you’ll encounter in Japanese media like manga and anime?

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Free condoms to be distributed at Comiket anime fan event in Tokyo

Attendees at this month’s otaku gathering can get their hands on not just art books and posters, but limited-edition prophylactics too.

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Japanese Twitter drawing of perfect girlfriend prompts illustrated rebuttal featuring ideal man

”Perfect cooking” and “awesome cock” listed among the dueling criteria.

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What makes a Japanese woman think she and a guy have become lovers? Survey investigates

Physical and mental connections alike show up in the top responses.

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Japanese women in survey reveal surprisingly low hurdle men have to clear to get a Christmas date

Majority say a guy just has to do one thing, and no, it’s not “be handsome.”

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More Japanese are marrying friends and acquaintances because they don’t want to bother with dating

Japan’s latest buzzword, “Marriage sans dating,” sheds some light on new Japanese romantic customs.

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Bathroom in Japan has ladies vote for the boyfriend they prefer by the toilet paper roll they use

Why vote at the polls when you can vote with rolls… toilet paper rolls!

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Young Japanese singles list the organizations they’d most like a potential date to work for

Workers at airlines, plus one video game company, are in high demand in the dating pool.

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Anime Your Name brings couples together at Japanese group dating event

The search for a partner in Tokyo or Osaka is made all the more magical with this special anime-themed matchmaking party.

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Delve into Japanese lesbian manga with new book “The Introduction to the World of Yuri”

New book introduces 140 titles from the yuri genre that explore the topic of lesbian love.

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Japan’s love-granting witchcraft apples on sale again just in time for Halloween

Limited quantities, premium pricing, and purportedly magical results.

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Survey asks Japanese women if they could date a man who earns less money than they do

Money can’t buy love, but does that mean romance is free?

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Japanese men showing an increasing fondness for women they call “penguin girls”

Penguins are always popular at zoos and aquariums, and now the aquatic birds are serving as metaphors for some of Japan’s most eligible bachelorettes.

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Japanese idol singer reveals three simple phrases men need to use to be popular with women

Former AKB48 member also advises against telling a woman “You’ve sure gotten fat recently.”

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Japanese medical school textbook surprises with questions on patient-doctor romance

Because atherosclerosis isn’t the only matter of the heart medical professionals should be concerned with.

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10 scary situations Japanese men psych themselves up for with alcohol 【Survey】

Bosses and girls appear in list of times that call for liquid courage.

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