reply to post by CosmicDude
Ok, now don't quote me on this, most of what I'm going to say comes from forums I've read that have topics very similar. Best reasoning came from
an article about an asian man who married a female video game character from a game on his NDS. Many people didn't understand how, or why. Here's
what I remember him saying about Japan and their culture.
Some of it has to do with the rise of feminism in Japan, mixed with their cultural standards. From what he explained, is that in their culture, it's
best for a woman to find a man who pretty much makes more money than them. They have to be a provider, and they have to be successful. Now in the
old days, not too hard. But nowadays, there are women over there who are quite successful. So because of their success, they want to find someone
who is more successful than them.
Now, I could be wrong, but don't many families over there prefer to have sons over daughters?? That right there could put the men/women ratio a
little off. So if the pool they have to pick from is mostly full of men who aren't as successful as them, they don't seem too inclined to want to
Then to the guys. Through many of those articles I've read, quite a few guys were interviewed, asking them about why things are why they are. The
general consensus is that japanese women aren't worth the time and effort to win them, and to keep them happy. As others have put it, it's too
expensive, financially, as well as emotionally. Japanese women are pretty picky, I suppose. So many guys find their "waifus" through anime and/or
video games, pretty much not caring at all with the real thing. Through that, they get their idealized "perfect woman", without any of the negative
side effects of realizing nobody is perfect.
So if there is any truth to any of this, the women want to find guys that are more successful than them, and even then they have to wade through a
pool of guys that don't feel women are really worth the time and effort to deal with. So it's no wonder nobody over there is having sex. With no
apparent good prospects, women would rather deal with other important things. Then the men have given up, because there's too much competition, and
not enough reward.
Now like I said, this is all speculation based off of what I've read through things people have posted on forums regarding pretty much the same