I joined japan cupid, a dating website and started combing through profiles of creeps, charisma men and thankfully, potentially interesting japanese guys to my surprise, i got a lot of attention, especially from the ever so shy and elusive japanese guys.
There’s a contagious myth, in both japan and abroad, that by simply being a foreigner, one has an automatic advantage for dating japanese girls the reality is that there are many 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.
The shocking truth about dating in japan as a foreigner may 21, 2013 370 comments 845,931 views the extreme version of this is known as “gaijin hunter” and some will do everything for the sake of having one of those adorable “half”-kids (half western, half japanese).
Find a job, study japanese or travel in japan your journey starts on gaijinpot. In general i've found japanese guys to be much less interested in dating foreign women than japanese women or men are of dating foreign men the success stories among my friends have been from people that met at work or through social groups.
Hanging out with my girl jess and she is breakin' it down for all our gaijin sistas out there if you guys wanna see more of this series make sure to write it down in the comments section. I have been reading this forum among a few others for guidance in the dating scene in tokyo for months and i keep seeing people repeat how gaijin don't have a hard time finding available j girls for dating.
If your dating, or wanting to: 1/3 of japanese will date you just for the experience of being with a gaijin (foreigner) another third will have nothing to do with- you’re not japanese, eh, yuck and a third of the women will see you and think of you as negative or positive.
Gaijin is also commonly used within japanese events such as baseball (there is a limit to non-japanese players in npb) and professional wrestling to collectively refer to the visiting performers from the west who will frequently tour the country.