On the annual day of love, known across most of the world as Valentine’s Day, traditions are fairly straightforward. Whenever 14 February comes around, chocolates, flowers or other gifts are often exchanged to show affection. However, in Asia, the event is celebrated with slightly different twists — some even celebrate a lack of love.
From reversing roles to celebrating star-crossed lovers or getting married en masse, here are some of the most interesting Valentine’s Day
While in most parts of the world, men are typically expected to give presents to women on 14 February, in Japan, the reverse occurs. On Valentine’s Day, women — both single and attached — give out giri choco (ch...