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18-Sep-2016 21:48

The fact of the matter is, when you date in another country, it can be difficult to find a partner.Often the rules are different (and things like that).A lot of Japanese men go to so-called “gaijin bars” looking to talk to foreign women.I don’t advocate trying to find a “Japanese boyfriend” simply because you want a “Japanese boyfriend” – but if you are trying to possibly find a potential partner here in Japan, I wanted to write a post on how exactly people seem to find their significant others.I have a handful of friends here in Tokyo that are dating, engaged to, or married to people here in Japan and all of us have different “how I met my boyfriend” or “how I met my girlfriend” stories.Typically men (especially white men) have a much easier time finding potential partners in Japan – so I geared this post specifically for women looking for a male partner in Japan.I found there are two “types” of ways to go about finding a potential Japanese boyfriend: the “nanpa” and the friend turned boyfriend.

Some of these stories have little nuggets of wisdom for if you’re trying to meet someone in Japan; some don’t.

Over the last couple weeks, I’ve sat down with friends (or Skyped) asking how exactly they met their Japanese boyfriend, so I could write this post on how to meet people in Japan.



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