September 2010

Shotgun weddings in Japan, also known as “dekichatta kekkon” or “dekikon” for short, are becoming more and more common. Several news reports seem to indicate a rise in weddings in which the baby has been conceived before wedlock. Shukan Bunshun Online Magazine reports that about 60% of all the pregnancy photos in the popular maternity […]

This sounds about right to me. Otome Sugoren, the female half of the Sugoren dating advice website recently did a poll of its Japanese female readers asking the places they do not want to be taken on a first date. The results follow: 1.  His apartment (if he lives alone)… it hints that he may […]