Combine this with the other details on this list, and the recipe for public judgment causes many Japanese girls to steer clear.
We split up because my husband was on tour all the time.
I’ve decided to stay in Germany for the sake of my daughter”.
It’s not just conversation that makes this a turn off either. Very few couples are interracial, and of those that progress to marriage, the overwhelming majority are actually between a Japanese man and a foreign women (source).
If a foreigner guy’s language doesn’t progress with the relationship, he’ll have to rely on her progressively for understanding all sorts of issues: visas, taxes, healthcare, education, your haircut, ordering your food, her holding his hand to cross the street… Of Japanese women who get married, 1.3% marry a foreigner (source).
This isn’t to suggest that parental disapproval is the norm (although there are some horror stories), nor is it to say racism is rampant, but sometimes there are some old fashioned attitudes in regards to relationships.
Add a lack of a common tongue into the mix, and foreigner’s chance of wooing a girl’s affection can get a bit complicated.reasons why Japanese girls don’t like foreign guys, the majority of which can be summed up by one of Japan’s most relevant cultural exports: anime.All of the artwork in this post was created by Mizuka Inaba.Chiara: I heard too that Japanese men weren’t so interested in foreign women but my experience is kind of the opposite.But you don’t know if they’re interested in you as a person or because of your foreignness.On top of this, we can speak to anyone and will cope well in any social situation.