I’m making You Tube videos because I noticed a lot of foreigners are very skeptical when it comes to dating in Japan.

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It is hard to believe that my first big day romance-wise happened in a country that I am not from and with a guy who is not Chinese.

But I think it just made the whole thing fun, cool and memorable.

Well, yes, there seem to be more couples consisting of a foreign man and a Japanese woman than the other way round.

Nevertheless, I strongly believe that you can find a Japanese partner regardless of gender, nationality or race and that’s why I’m making videos to encourage foreigners in Japan.

In Western culture it’s quite common that the man is the one approaching the woman. That’s simply because a lot of Japanese men are quite shy, even more so with foreign girls.

I’d say it’s not a problem if you’re shy as a Japanese woman.Much as the death toll of WWI caused a shortage of marriageable men in the 1920s, today’s widening gender gap in college enrollment has created unequal numbers in the post-college dating pool.In 2012, 34 percent more women than men graduated from American colleges, and the U. Department of Education expects this gap to reach 47 percent by 2023.The article received some thoughtful comments and posts, both here, and on the HG Facebook page.The article was focused on the perspective of women, because that is all that been written about lately, but one comment that appeared frequently was: “What about the men?Hi, I’m Nobita, a native Japanese working as a Japanese teacher in Japan.