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Love Your Wife Day

January 27th, 2015

Episode 920 of 1340 episodes

Even by the sometimes-bizarre standards of modern Japanese culture, the annual love-your-wife shout-out is one of the stranger rituals to have emerged in recent years. But what does it tell us about love and life in Japan today?