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.
Combine this with the other details on this list, and the recipe for public judgment causes many Japanese girls to steer clear.
Hand in hand with the public stigma are the judgment of what may be a Japanese girl’s most influential figures: her Mom and Dad.
While not all Japanese girls will make a final judgment on dating a foreigner based on their income level, some certainly will.