phobia is not the only thing that’s worrying
Japanese women. Unlike earlier generations
of Japanese men, they prefer
not to make the first move, they like
to split the bill, and they’re not
particularly motivated by sex.
I spent the night at one guy’s house, and nothing
happened. We just went to sleep, moaned one
incredulous woman on a TV program
devoted to herbivores.
It’s like something’s missing with them, said
Yoko Yatsu, a 34-year-old housewife.
If they were more normal, they’d be more interested
in women. They’d at least want to talk to women.