But you know, since I’m also a wee bit opinionated about My Japan, I had to take issue with some of her previous stuff: “. So according to information found on “the internet,” being a foreign guy makes it easy to land Japanese girls.
And although I’ve never met her, from what I gather she’s a very cool person. For some reason Japanese women seem to find even ugly foreign guys attractive …..” Now I don’t even know what hackles are, but if I’ve got any, I’m sure that got them up. So do foreign guys also go out with Japanese women? I personally think the “foreign guy with Japanese girl” sighting is pretty rare.
Keep things short and chatty to test the waters, remember that you don’t have anything to lose by reaching out and have fun getting to know the person on the other side of the profile; once you are ready, set up that first date!
When Jasmine over at Zooming Japan asked me to write about dating Japanese women, my first thought was, “Ain’t no way Ken Seeroi’s touching that one.” In case you haven’t noticed, people are majorly opinionated about Their Japan. And that’s just But you know, if there’s one thing Ken Seeroi never backs down from, it’s a challenge. But I can’t deny that I’ve heard that foreign guys are popular .
Don’t be shy, showcase your interests, avoid clichés and boring descriptions and get down to the real you to stand out from the crowd.3.
Search, Explore & Discover You’re primed and ready to go! There are a number of ways to find your potential dates.
(Now cue mad comments like “Well, I got laid in Tokyo last night.”) A lot of dudes who’ve been here for years gripe about the exact opposite.
Safety advice Dating is fun but to ensure you do it in the safest way possible we have put together some golden rules to help you get the most out of your journey. Or to put it another way, everybody thinks it’s easy for the other person. Well, I don’t really either, but I imagine it’s that thing where if I say, “Japanese people are shy,” then you start noticing all the ways in which they’re shy. Basically about 99 percent of what’s written about Japan is just regurgitating some myth that somebody else said. It’s not that 100% of the people got lucky; it’s that you’re the only one who stayed around gawking. So I didn’t entirely relish wading into all this, but then Jasmine threw out a leading question I couldn’t resist: For one, I thought it was a strange question, partly because of the word “get,” which sounds like you’re going fishing for Japanese people. For another, I felt the real question was, “Is it easier to date in Japan than it is anywhere else? There’s a Japanese woman walking with a black man—-they like black guys! There’s some statistical thing going on, is what I’m trying to say. Half a dozen couples a day, out of cities with millions of people. I mean, can you really talk about dating Japanese women . There’s a short guy—-the Japanese really are short! That’s because the people who didn’t get lucky have already left. Although I still believe that for her to opine about dating as a foreign man seems roughly on par with me talking about being a German blogger. They like “foreigners.” It’s like somebody visited Japan one time, went home and wrote about it, and from then on everybody ran around repeating the same stuff. In fact, if you stay long enough, and you don’t hook up, then by default everyone’s hooking up but you. So in the end, I wrote the article, partly because I enjoy reading Jasmine’s site and wanted to contribute.