A young man in Tokyo has presented his girlfriend with a bunch of flowers and a box of breads for Valentine’s Day.

“Thank you! I just can’t get enough of that sweet sweet bread taste,” Naoko Tsukamoto said after receiving her gift.

These customary Valentine’s Day presents in Japan often lead to prolonged mutual eye-gazing and extensive periods of holding hands.

The extraordinarily high levels of sugar in a standard loaf makes for an extremely potent aphrodisiac.

Just one slice of bread contains enough sugar to help couples sustain the holding of hands for up to 20 minutes at a time.

“Naoko and I were able to keep going for at least 15 minutes after we both shared a slice,” said Yoshiyuki Honda.

Image: Pakutaso (edited TRW)


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