On the first episode of the reality dating series “The Bachelor Japan,” 25 women took turns stepping out of a limousine, walking down a red carpet and introducing themselves to their potential future husband.

The women timidly approached the bachelor, Hirotake Kubo, 35, in long evening dresses, keeping a courteous distance from him as they introduced themselves. But Kubo’s polite smile turned into a raised eyebrow and nervous giggling when Yuki Kimura came marching up to him.

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