One was a salaryman who commuted into Tokyo from Saitama. If you are a strong-willed woman this might come off as slightly domineering. No matter what you receive, do know they took quite some time contemplating it.
Two of my single western guy friends suggested online dating – as long as I wasn’t looking for anything serious.Our resident love-in-Japan writer, Sara Who, answers your questions on everything from dating rules to finding a partner for love, marriage and more. I seriously considered packing all my things and going home but after thinking about it, I decided to make the most of my remaining time in Tokyo. A bit of background: I initially came to Japan on a working holiday visa with my boyfriend, but he ended up cheating on me with a coworker.Having seen my guy friends using the app, I can tell you they literally swipe right to every single profile. I’ve seen guys whose profiles said, “Looking for my first Asian” to others explaining (at length) how they are genuinely wanting a friend to practice English with.There is some truth in the talk that Tinder is different here, perhaps because one-night stands are apparently less common in Japan.