How to Speak Japanese

For Girls, How to Propose to a MAN in Japanese

A girl proposing to a man

Nowadays it’s not so unusual that a girl proposes to a man. Especially, Japanese men are well-known for their shyness. When necessary, please try to use the following phrases to propose to your Japanese boyfriend. *We have made literal English translations for the sake of easy understanding. Please utilize them just for understanding the meaning of the phrases.

12 Phrases: How a Girl Proposes to a MAN in Japanese

I love you. Please marry me.
Will you marry me?
I want to share the rest of my life with you. Let’s get married.
Can I be with you forever?
Please let me be your bride.
I want nothing but to be with you.
 I want to hold your hands when we’re old.
I have been wanting to marry you since I met you for the first time.
I will make you happy.
No one will work harder to make you happy more than me.
I think we can enjoy the rest of our life if you marry me.
There may be many ways to be happy in this life, but all I really need is you.


As the saying goes “there is no accounting for tastes”, please try to find a suitable phrase to propose to your Japanese boyfriend. Good luck.

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