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VALENTINES DAY

Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 14, 2013
Facing up to a great Valentine's Day gift
Hoping to make this year's Valentine's Day unforgettable, some young women will surprise their loved ones by giving chocolates molded from their faces.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Feb 11, 2013
Providing for old age somehow connects to V-day blues
I was talking to a joshikōsei (女子高生, high school girl) friend of mine (yes, I'm fully aware of this exalted position) and she told me that these days in sociology class, Japanese teens are taught that by the time they start paying taxes, the ratio of college grad workers to nenkinzoku (年金族,...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 10, 2013
Confectioner's free 'obligatory chocolate' machines prove subway hit
Two vending machines at the Marunouchi Line's subway stop in Tokyo's Shinjuku Station are passing out free chocolate, attracting swarms of customers ahead of Valentine's Day.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / SWEET INSPIRATIONS
Feb 1, 2013
An experimental approach to afters
Japan's prodigious ability to assimilate, reproduce and then develop homegrown adaptations of products from other cultures is legendary. Why should it be any different when it comes to patisseries?
Japan Times
JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Feb 10, 2009
Recession won't sour Valentine's
Valentine's Day is fast approaching and stores are geared up to cater to that special time when women give their romantic others a sweet treat and, in the Japanese workplace, offer colleagues tasty tidbits out of gratitude.

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