Dating without a cellphone
Maybe they also think that a foreign woman might expect from their man that he’s telling his feelings straight out several times a day, something a shy Japanese man just won’t do.
Another problem is that many of the Japanese men seem to be afraid of their English ability and thus fail to approach a foreign woman.
For some guys it really gets to their heads and they start bragging about it like crazy as part of the superstar syndrome.
The complete opposite is the case for (Western) foreign women in Japan.
Most foreign men on the other hand, have no issues approaching a Japanese woman in English – or even in broken Japanese.
Hey, it doesn’t really matter, because they have no intention of ever meeting you in person anyways.And at the same time there’s only a very tiny number of foreign (read: non-Asian) women with Japanese men next to them. Maybe that’s a secret we’ll never quite get, but there are many theories!