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It was a little more than 25 years ago that I first walked the streets of Gion, the centuries-old geisha district of Kyoto. I was jet-lagged—just off the plane from California on my way to India—and everything seemed alien: the s were in four separate alphabets, people read books from right to left and back to front and most, I heard, took baths at night. So much in this historic Japanese city stirred the imagination: Nijo Castle with its squeaking floorboards—to warn shoguns of intruders; the thousands of red torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine that led up a wooded hillside of stone foxes and graves.

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In Japan, it's not strange if a woman asks a man out but in America, it seems that women tend to wait for men to ask them out.

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By Yumi Nakata Feb 14, 3 min read. Even though it had been my dream to live in America, I was very excited but nervous at the same time. I did have a Japanese boyfriend but I ended things with him to go to school in California. Unlike Japan, California is a true melting pot of cultures but since I had so little dating experience back home, I was nervous about getting into the dating scene in America.

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Mostly because I had no idea how the American dating culture worked. In this article, I want to talk about a few major differences I saw between Japanese and American dating cultures. One thing that is very different in Japan is that it is not uncommon for a woman to ask a man out. I have to confess that I had a crush on a boy in junior high and my friends forced me to do the kokuhaku ritual.

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In America, it really depends on the person but I have never experienced this type of initiation. I did the online dating many years ago and a couple of men say that it was getting too expensive for them to ask women out because even if you meet them just for a coffee, it quickly adds up. Anyways, these are the things that I have learned from dating men in America and these are very uniquely different experiences. Do I prefer American or Japanese dating custom?

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On the other hand I like that American men are more chivalrous than Japanese men and will do things like pay for dates and hold the door open for me. What do you guys think? Has your dating experience in Japan been different than in your home country? Japan born, US educated, language teacher.

More articles by Yumi Nakata. I think we know that we both have feeling for each other. The thing is, he cannot visit to me very often, since he has to travel a lot. Life sucks! Should I just simply do my Kokuhaku? Women should pay too. Hold the doors open for girls?

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Well, I would say, do it by yourself. Modern women can only lead all modern men of all nations to a single, logical conclusion. I do admit that Japanese guys are intimidated by western girls. There is somethings I noticed that were different from the get go. Although kissing for him is more like if no one is around and people cant see us. I wont lie it will be but it all worth it. Have a great day everyone hope this gave you something haha idk guys buy. When I lived in Japan, Japanese guys were just Sooooooo not interested in western girls at all.

They only like Japanese girls. Life was very lonely for me in Japan and my self esteem went down drastically cause Japanese men just only like Japanese girls. Maybe American men were just paying for her cause shes foriegn and they were trying to impress her?

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In my experience, the guys in America do ask the girls out tho and hold the door open which never happened in Japan. You immediately realized that the author has a Point opinion and you recognize it as foreign, and thus, bad? You apparently dating it as an intentional rumour started in order to bring down the image of Japanese men instead of a simple personal narative about ones individuals experiences.

Do I agree with the author on everything? On top of the nastiness that is your gaijin it is astonishing that you did not even read the blog that is attached to the link you sent. In fact, I found one to be quite rude and atypical. There are no generalizations because the people quoted in this article dated different people from different countries and they all have their own personalities. So, keep that in mind! Please read If you continue to read you will also find two more stories of Japanese women, one whose boyfriend paid for everything and another one who did not.

NO US! They never pay for you! Why do you keep acting like the voice of all Japanese women? You are not. Thank heavens you are not. American guys never pay for you? Why would they? You seem like you are not the most friendly of people! You guys should know.

You fail to grasp that everyone experiences the country differently, and thus, on a personal level, there are going to be many different people that have many different experiences that all make up the real Japan that you are talking about. Me and my boyfriend have been dating from a long time and i am so happy with him as he treats me like a princesses. I found him while online dating and i am really happy with him. Romeo G. Makes you want to shower her with time and attention ,take her places,because you KNOW that she is interested and not playing games!

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I agree that there are great differences between Japanese and American ways of doing things. In each situation, there is an unspoken understanding dictating how to act and how to proceed, and the Japanese people are very compared to Americans nervous about not acting properly in the given situation. In America, the better you communicate with your partner, the better the relationship will go.

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Which is why I dont generally date American women. They either want a perfect gentleman or hate them and you never know until its too late… I will say this. When I was in Japan, the Japanese males I saw treating women very well were all taken…. Konnichiwa, My name is Johnny.

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I gained alot of insight from your article. I cannot wait to go to Japan.

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I am into the building of old style, rigid, choppers. Also, the food. Hell yes. The buildings and history, I cant wait. Just began learning Japanese. Anyway, I would love to meet an amazing woman from there, I just dont plan on giving up my citizenship. People have done worse, for love though. Your article was so awsome. I know alot more now. I thank you.

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Otsukaresama Deshita. From my experience, American girls expected me to pay and to be asked out. As far as marriage goes, once you get married, you never date other people. Why get married in the first place? American girls are much more forward and direct, from my experience, and more physically active in terms of being sexually forward.