I do feel it’s a little worse for people of color (African descent, Chinese, Indian, Korean etc.) than it is for Whites.

On the other hand, dating someone from another culture can be extra rewarding.

Understanding and embracing differences is the first step towards successful dating in Japan.

As for me, I’m in the “handle it on their own” camp.

I’m too cheap/poor for the salons out here, which are a bit more expensive than what you’re probably used to back home.

I’ve lived in Tokyo for three years, and while there are a few blogs out there with the black man’s perspective on life in Japan, I still don’t so see much from the black female point of view.

And just like everywhere else in the world, the experience for women is different from the experience for men. Yes, which is why I can’t see raising a family here.

Intelligent Redditor gets triggered by scenes of animal hunting for food, reminds him that people in China "...skins animals alive, and sometimes even cooks them alive ...

This is something I was really interested in when I was getting ready to move out here.

“Ganbare” is the Japanese way of saying “hang in there.” Japan is more liberal now than ever before, but racism still exists.

Once you identify the source, you can take steps to react in a graceful manner. • With their friends: Dating a foreigner, especially a white foreigner, can be a status symbol.

One of the first things you might discover about dating in Japan is the fact that a majority of information about Westerners comes from American movies and TV shows.