Final Fantasy fans looking to get hitched in the near future may want to consider a ceremony that marries them to their hobby as well as their spouse. The Final Fantasy XIV Wedding service will be ...
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The overseas media likes perennially to run stories about Japan that bemoan its low birth rate and point to "sexless youth" as the prime cause. Whatever the truth to this situation, such ...
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The Pokémon Go phenomenon has reached such stratospherical levels that it is even starting to influence people's romantic lives. A Japanese company has announced it will hold Pokémon Go ...
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The return to Japanese TV screens last week of the 32-year-old unmarried TV "talent" Becky was a major event for the entertainment industry. Her homecoming after weeks of exile attracted 24% of the ...
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Just what every busy person needs in their wardrobe: a way to neutralize odors from coats, jackets and other items of clothing just by hanging them up
The award-winning "ultra-technologists" teamLab have carved out a successful niche in digital art installations, working with the likes of Gucci and even Narita Airport. Their signature approach ...
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While Japanese TV and history is filled with many people we would likely label LGBT, the issue of same-sex marriage in Japan has been almost taboo until recently. However, following the decisions ...
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A landmark court ruling has left feminist campaigners fuming, while also offering some succour and glimpses of future change. In a suit brought forward by a group of women and one couple, the ...
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Get married with Hello Kitty! Well, not quite. But the latest licensed merchandise from Sanrio is pretty unusual. It's a marriage registration form. Yes, you can now commit yourself ...
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Setagaya is joining Shibuya and becoming the second government body in Japan to offer legal recognition of same-sex couples. Earlier this year Shibuya City, the ward of Tokyo that includes the ...
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Just an ordinary weekend in Tokyo? Wrong. Saturday witnessed the first ever robot wedding. As we reported back in May, Maywa Denki's Frois bot and the AKB48 Yuki Kashiwagi idol-lookalike android ...
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Contributing further to the continuing public discourse in Japan about gay rights and same-sex marriage, the first volume of Otouto no Otto (My Brother's Husband) was published as a paperback on May ...
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Get ready for what tech fans have been waiting their whole lives for: a robot wedding. The "Robo-kon" marriage ceremony event is being produced Maywa Denki, the cult makers of nonsense machines ...
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A proposal to give recognition same-sex couple has been submitted to Shibuya City, one of the wards in central Tokyo. A bylaw proposal will be submitted to the ward congress in March which would ...
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Former Gravure model and television personality Ayaka Ichinose (34) and actress Akane Sugimori (28) have announced that they are a couple and will marry in Tokyo next April. This follows the news ...
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People are marrying later and having less children. In Japan people are turning more and more to "marriage consultation" and "spouse hunting" services to find that special someone. Although these ...
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