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Japanese husbands shout about love

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 - 00:55

Jan. 30 - Husbands get on stage in Tokyo to loudly declare their affection for their wives ahead of ''Love Your Wife Day''. Tara Cleary reports.

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PLEASE NOTE: PART AUDIO AS INCOMING. Some screamed it … SOUNDBITE: Yoseharu Nishiguchi, screaming (Japanese) : "I love you!" Some tried to rap … And others brought their wives with them on stage … SOUNDBITE: Nobuyuki Yashira, saying (Japanese): "Thank you for these 42 years, I am still madly in love with you from the bottom of my heart." These Japanese men weren't waiting for Valentine's Day to declare their devotion to their spouses. January the 31st is "Love Your Wife Day" here and participants got a free bunch of flowers for publicly proclaiming their affection ahead of the month-end celebration. But there were those for whom true love remains slightly flawed. SOUNDBITE: Kentaro Takahashi, 26-year-old participant, shouting (Japanese): "Sachiko, I love you! I'd love you even more if you lost weight!" He may need more than flowers to mend that.

Japanese husbands shout about love

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 - 00:55

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