Mariko Fujimoto

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For a fee, wingmen help befuddled men pop the big question

Nov 26, 2009

For a fee, wingmen help befuddled men pop the big question

KOBE — Naoya Sakamoto wanted to marry his girlfriend but didn’t know how to propose. The 30-year-old visited Hotel Setre in Kobe in early May to ask for professional advice. The hotel was ready to offer him a “dramatic proposal plan” that includes a ...