Japanese dating manners
“I moved to Japan when I was 18 and have been dating Asian guys ever since. I often hear girls who long for Asian boyfriends say that Western guys are dogs, and I can confidently say that Asian men are no different.
Just like with any place you go, you have your good guys and your bad guys.” “During my first couple of years here, I encountered a lot of guys whose interest in me came purely from the fact that I was foreign.
It’s a real sign that you take her seriously, you have made your meeting a real priority in your schedule, and that you respect her.
If it can’t be helped, call in advance and apologize, setting a new time you will keep to. Opening the car door for her, pulling out a chair for her to sit in a restaurant, letting her choose what to order first, or offering your jacket if she is cold might seem old-school practices, but there is no woman who doesn’t like a man who treats her like a princess. The best time to pay her a compliment is as soon as you see her or when you sit for your date.
I’ve heard from many people that they were just “used” as an opportunity to get free English lessons (or whatever their native language was).