“Tell me more of this magical place you call ‘Eng-Land’!” “There are some girls who, with very little first-hand knowledge, simply enjoy hearing about foreign countries, and image them to be something greater than their own,” chides Madame Riri.Whether you’re looking for love locally or internationally, we bring Japan to you no matter where in the world you may be.As a leading Japanese dating site, we successfully bring together Japanese singles from around the world to meet their ideal match.Let’s be honest; there are a lot of distinctly average-looking foreign guys living in Japan dating jaw-droppingly beautiful Japanese girls. But no matter how much we remind ourselves that it’s what’s on the inside that counts, there’s no denying the fact that human beings, flawed as we are, make a lot of decisions based on appearances. Rather than ask my wife (a native Japanese lady and, yes, far too pretty for me) and risk alerting her to the fact that she might have done better, I took my question to a higher power- the internet.We’ve all witnessed it- a woman who could play the female lead in the next movie, walking down the street with a guy who, if we searched for him in the same movie’s end credits, would more likely appear as something along the lines of “man in post office # 3”. And when Johnny Average gets to date Princess Zelda (I’m a nerd, remember? After a little bit of poking around, I came upon an incredibly interesting article on Madame Riri, a Japanese-run website that analyses all-things-Japan from an outside perspective, titled “7 Reasons Why Foreign Men in Japan are Such a Hit with the Ladies”.Were the same couple to be seen out and about in the guy’s home town, pretty much everyone would be looking from her to him, then back to her again and whispering to their friends “Wow, that guy’s punching above his weight….” Shallow? Allow me to present, dear reader, from the depths of the internet, seven reasons why foreign men in Japan get so many girls…: 1.
Even so, western men’s treatment of women in Japan seems to be hugely well received: “With well-planned dates and concepts like ‘ladies first’, western men are, in general, very kind to women.
But, honestly, with all that money spent on English language education, who can blame them? “I ship out tomorrow…” Visa laws being what they are, the vast majority of foreigners only remain in Japan for a short time.
“With this in mind,” explains the website, “relationships between Japanese women and foreign men often accelerate quickly.
This is not so much because he is not interested in you but because it is his way of treating a lady, or any acquaintance for that matter with respect.
Sometimes this formality may take the form of indirect communication where he may enquire about your work, schedule and family before asking for your phone number.