This site is to familiarize you with a few basic characteristics of Japanese culture and behavior that the westerner will encounter.
They are meant to show more of what culture shock is experienced and are * This is one of the first things you will notice about the Japanese.
The Japanese have been raised to think of themselves as part of a group, and their group is always dealing with other groups.
Ginza – A high-class area with many women who are trendy, classy and sophisticated though a more snobbish crowd stays around this area.
Areas that are worth checking out (but not really for picking up girls) are Shibuya and Shinjuku.
It’s not just conversation that makes this a turn off either. Very few couples are interracial, and of those that progress to marriage, the overwhelming majority are actually between a Japanese man and a foreign women (source).
If a foreigner guy’s language doesn’t progress with the relationship, he’ll have to rely on her progressively for understanding all sorts of issues: visas, taxes, healthcare, education, your haircut, ordering your food, her holding his hand to cross the street… Of Japanese women who get married, 1.3% marry a foreigner (source).
I first came to Japan in 2003, and started studying Japanese shortly thereafter.
I spend a tremendous amount of time asking Japanese people, in Japanese, what they think about Japan, love, sex, foreigners, language, and everything else under the sun.
They are the same names as the train stations so they should be easy to find. I recommend this book – Nanpa: A Beginner’s Guide to the Japanese Art of Girl-Hunting and How To Pick Up Japanese Girls (Japanese Dating Phrases) which is available only on the Amazon Kindle.
Marunouchi/Tokyo – Mostly young women working in business, cute and intelligent with class and many will know at least some English if not fluent. There are sophisticated young women, more trendy and have their own money/business or are students. Shimbashi/Hamamatsucho – A little more international with young women working in business.
This seems to elicit very different results than speaking in English.