Will Japanese girls give me the time of day?

FIRST let me say I'm not one of those innumerable creepy guys on here looking to go to Japan to get an easy lay. I'm from LA but I live and work in Asia for my job. I've lived in the Philippines for a year and Taiwan for 2, and am now being transferred to Japan. I don't have some Asian f****h or anything, my past girlfriends are Asian simply because I live in ASIA. OK now that my disclaimer is out of the way, I've found myself having a hard time dating abroad. In the Philippines, the girls I dated saw dollar signs and wanted marriage immediately (scary), and in Taiwan, the girls were only interested in trying me out for a month or two like a novelty prize (fun, but that gets old too). Are women in Japan receptive to foreigners? Or is it likely they will similarly treat a western guy like a temporary play thing / sugar daddy? I just want a normal girlfriend, and the thought of going on one of those "American Expat" match sites makes me want to jump off Taipei 101... PS My work is with an architecture firm, in case you were wondering; and I'm 25 and probably an 8/10, if that holds any relevance.

Asked By: chris - 6/25/2011
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You don't mention your Japanese skills. No Japanese skills reduces the pool size... More
Answered By: threedaypriest - 6/25/2011
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It depends on where in Japan you go to. Some women might want to play, some might want you seriously. a lot of it has to do with how much Japanese you speak and understand them. I have lived in Japan for 15 years and yes I am for Cali. You will have no problems at all meeting a girl. You will find all types. Just like... More
Answered By: chil_lie23 - 6/25/2011
I know a lot of Japanese ladies who are married to men from foreign countries. My mom's twin sister married a lawyer from Australia. Also, my best friend's dad is a Swedish ambassador and her mom is Japanese. And, I have a friend from grade school whose father is from Canada and her mom is Japanese. All of them are... More
Answered By: K - 6/25/2011
No, It is common for japanese men to marry foreigner but not japanese girls. Japanese women like Japanese men but Japanese men like foreigh women.
Answered By: Eunce Cen - 6/25/2011
Japanese women are desperate to marry white people with an intention to upgrade their status, although, you may not believe it... More
Answered By: Dog lover - 6/25/2011
Got news for you. What you experienced is pretty much the norm for Asian girls. You won't get the normal boy girl romance scene in Asia because to put it bluntly the Asian girls want the good life they think every American has in the US. Their focus is to get the good life, and right or wrong they think you are... More
Answered By: Quinn - 6/25/2011
Being what you are, get you feet in the door, you don't show respect or have great skill or value. It won't last long. As Taiwanese, I know, we only value strength. Will to move mountain. Being a great businessman. Or, a great knowledge person like doctor. All else is garbage. As far I know Japanese think the same way... More
Answered By: Seeker - 6/25/2011
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