You don’t have to talk about all of these things with each dating partner, but you should definitely think about it especially with one that seems like it could evolve into a relationship. Are you looking for a casual hookup, a friend with benefits, a boyfriend/girlfriend, or a future marriage partner?
As mentioned before, you probably shouldn't actually discuss this, but early on in the dating process, you should figure out what you want from the relationship. If you are looking for a long-term relationship, set some long-term dates, like going to Sky Tree on Christmas or a romantic getaway to Okinawa during summer vacation.
At the same time, like folks in most other developed countries, Japanese people have been inundated with media from America and are avid travelers.
They are equally interested in Europe, and other parts of Asia like Taiwan, Thailand and Korea.
When looking at the day your Japan Rail Pass expires please pay attention not to the first set of digits (the Imperial year), but the last set (the day).
After this free audio lesson you’ll know lots of important words for dating in Japanese – after all, you don’t always know when those special (and not so special) moments might occur!Understanding and embracing differences is the first step towards successful dating in Japan.One of the first things you might discover about dating in Japan is the fact that a majority of information about Westerners comes from American movies and TV shows.You’ve arrived in Japan raring to go, you head to the ticket office to swap your exchange order for the fully-fledged, all access (kind of), shiny Japan Rail Pass.The nice lady at the booth hands you your pass and of course the first thing you do is give it the once over…something doesn’t look right…what’s with the numbers? Remember Japan currently uses 2 types of dating system: The Japanese Era Name is widely used and is the type you will see printed in your Japan Rail Pass.
If you’ve been Japan for more than 5 seconds and had any interaction with the opposite sex here, you’ll no doubt have already experienced some “Lost in translation” style mishaps from smashing against the language barrier and cultural differences.