▼ Your typical cosy “gaijin house” has a lot in common with a hostel, and there’s often a communal cooking and eating area.
So, gaijin-friendly share houses are big communal apartments full of people from all over the world, just having fun together in Japan.
This isn’t to suggest that parental disapproval is the norm (although there are some horror stories), nor is it to say racism is rampant, but sometimes there are some old fashioned attitudes in regards to relationships.
Add a lack of a common tongue into the mix, and foreigner’s chance of wooing a girl’s affection can get a bit complicated.
“Gaijin houses”, on the other hand, are usually straightforward and hassle-free, allowing you to rock up with nothing but a passport and the first month’s rent up front to secure a room for as many months as you like.
It’s no surprise that most of the gaijin in Japan use the services of these establishments at some time or other due to the alternatives being almost non-existent.
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accelerate your Japanese learning process, but when you get into more intense subjects, the translation apps go out the window and your charades become the new lingua franca.Given the relatively small foreign population in Japan, one could draw the conclusion that women with a beau from overseas first had to pass on romantic opportunities with their own countrymen. There’s a lot to be said for the comfort and unspoken understanding that can come from a common background, as one woman explained.A poll by Japanese website Nico Video produced the following reasons why some Japanese women weren’t interested in domestic men. “When I get married, I want to quit my job and be a housewife.And things only get tougher if you and your spouse metamorphose into your stubborn, grumpy grandparents.“As time goes by, my foreign husband and I argue more and more over food.” If you happen to be a female who isn’t getting laid as much as you like, just know that its not because you can’t, but simply because of a lack of effort. Go to a bar or a club, or any sort of social setting like that.