Living in different prefectures we never would have met without the show.” “One big difference I’ve found is that there are fewer places here in Japan where it’s seemly to approach women.
It takes a certain amount of commitment to start dating when everyone will know about it in a few days.I’ve previously written about dating in Japan and interviewed a few of my female fellow bloggers about dating Japanese men.After publishing it, a lot of men asked questions about dating Japanese women.I found it hard to make anything more than superficial connections or move past friendship.I joined in the TV show at the last minute not expecting much.When approaching women, guys often are afraid of being embarrassed or publicly rejected. If the woman isn’t interested, or doesn’t understand you (for those who don’t know any Japanese yet), she’ll just ignore you or walk away.
You can simply blame it on the language disconnect and move on.” “Sometimes you don’t have to approach at all.
Chauvinism and misogyny are male attributes that are present all over the world, and Japan is no exception.
The society dictates what is acceptable, tolerable, attractive and even what will bring a man the prestige among his peers he might desire, and in most cases the women they choose either fulfill these needs or are expected to conform to them somehow.
They’ll actually say ‘white men only’ or ‘no black men please,’ from time to time which is enough to turn your stomach.
But I guess you can say at least they’re upfront about their preferences.” “It might seem so in the beginning, but eventually you come to realize that most of those troubles you were blaming on cultural differences were really just a result of your having not done due diligence (and who hasn’t been victimized by their libido’s tendency to takeover when a pretty face and lovely assets are involved, or rushed into something questionable to escape loneliness?
I want to thank all the great people who agreed to collaborate and share their story with all of us! You might already know him as I interviewed Ben a while ago.