There are many things about Japan that has given me an incredible amount of respect for the people and culture here.Living here as a foreigner takes some getting used to but the dating game is a completely different animal.That's led to taxpayer-financed dating services in places like Ishioka, a town about an hour outside Tokyo."When you think about how to prevent a decreasing population, nothing starts without marriage," said Kazuhiko Suzuki, an Ishioka city official.I can only only speak from a man’s point of view, but to me it seems many western men have a misconception about the dating culture here.Many assume Japanese girls love American (western) men and it’s easy to date but this couldn’t be further from the truth.(GROSS) I spent a lot of time not dating, let’s put it that way. But that’s because if you stay in your apartment, YOU’RE NOT GONNA FIND ANYBODY! It was hard for me to find a place to actually go to date people.
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So this guy was a Caucasian male, I’d say maybe…mid to late 20’s…I’m not sure. And then if they got upset about it, he’d just say “Pikachu” or “Pokemon.” You can just grab a girl’s head and be like … And I wanted to show you a clip of this, please take a look. But Is there a pecking order among foreigners when it comes to dating.
[VIDEO CLIP OF TOKYO PICKUP ARTIST] Crazy ain’t it?!? In this case I’m gonna say “No.” Granted I do a lot of white males who have had a lot of success here, I do.
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