For Osaka native Koji Arano, 35, brushing up on his dating skills led him not just to a girlfriend, but also to an unexpected career as a relationship coach. Through his YouTube channel, Moteki Producer (in Japanese slang, moteki refers to the period of time when your romantic popularity is at its peak), he offers up relationship advice to a love-hungry audience.

1. What is a "moteki producer"? A moteki producer is a sleaze-free relationship coach who will guide you toward your romantic golden age and help you meet the best partner ever.

2. What kinds of things do you do in your work? I give relationship tips to (my audience of) 120,000 on YouTube and problem-solve for people struggling with matchmaking services and dating apps. Recently, I've also been working in tandem with local governments to revitalize rural towns through matchmaking events.