Dating someone because they're Japanese? 日本人とデートしたい外国人?

Is it racist to specifically want to date someone who is Japanese? Is it stereotyping Japanese men and women or is it just preference?
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  • Me: moment after I watched the intro : Correction, we are not asking how to date a Japanese guy, we are interested in how to get a majestic husband like Jun.

    ka hei chanka hei chan7 gün önce
  • My long time pen pal in Japan, Rieko Kose, couldn't understand what I saw in Japanese men. I said, "I think they are cute." But she loved English and white American men and replied, "No they are ugly! How could you say they are cute???? I want to marry someone who is good looking." Apparently, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and so it goes. By the way, we met through Iggy Pop and we both thought he was cute. Life is life.

    missjoshemmettmissjoshemmett16 gün önce
  • My husband is English, and without fail, every single time he came to visit me, girls would swoon over his accent. I’ve had so many of my friends ask me to find them an English boyfriend, and I just don’t get it. 🤷🏼‍♀️ Wanting to be with someone purely because of their accent seems shallow to me.

    Nicole ElizabethNicole ElizabethAylar önce
  • I think you and June are twin flames and like you said meant to be. You guys are so beutiful together and seem to match and complete each other. I get so inspired watching you guys. I hope to se your cute babies in the future. Blessings

    kamilla Ingemanssonkamilla Ingemansson2 aylar önce
  • men who want a submissive partner are trash

    emperor-chipotleemperor-chipotle4 aylar önce
  • Does anyone else think Rachel deserves a reward for being so intelligent, open-minded and kind?😊

    Bonnie SkirkoBonnie Skirko4 aylar önce
  • Dating someone that's different is very weird but in a good way to keep an open mind in general. It depends on the other person that wants to be on a date, if that person from like Asia or Latin America or even from across the pond, I'm down to try new people from across the world. U dig!??? But be warned when coming to America, people will get aggressive, insecure and stereotype.😑🙄

    Shasta waltonShasta walton4 aylar önce
  • I am japanese!

    ENGLISH英語を学ぶアカウントENGLISH英語を学ぶアカウント5 aylar önce
  • Güzel noktaya değinmiş 😇

    sinek valesisinek valesi5 aylar önce
  • i somewhat think jun became rachel's half mom and dad, not husband lmao jk ik it wasnt funny

    g_ bol4g_ bol45 aylar önce
  • I cried for 1 hour and was watching tik toks and is now watching Rachel and jun because I find their relationship cute and idk

    angrydynamiteangrydynamite6 aylar önce
  • Your hand motions might be a habit, but it kinda feels like you think the person you’re talking to is dumb

    Red RubyRed Ruby7 aylar önce
  • good video with an important message Rachel :)

    Mnoor.SMnoor.S8 aylar önce
  • The issues is there is a disconnect of what men want and what women want in a relationship. It happens in most places. It usually doesn't come up until marriage and kids come into the equation. The man wants the woman to stay home with the kids and run the house while he goes to work. While the woman wants to have her own career. Most men are ok with their SO having a career and doing their own thing, but then when kids enter the picture things change. woman can feel slighted or blindsided because they never discussed this before marriage.

    johns80schickjohns80schick8 aylar önce
  • I do wanna marry a japanese 😂😂😂

    xxDeath CorexxxxDeath Corexx9 aylar önce
  • 배경이 약간 이상하네 뒤에 햇살이 보이네

    이율복이율복9 aylar önce
  • If a person is going to have a relationship with a person from another culture then that person should have an interest in learning about that culture too. We may be individuals but the culture we grew up in has also helped shape who we are.

    Dan BushnellDan Bushnell9 aylar önce
  • What if i wanna date the subway >°>

    S. HoffmanS. Hoffman9 aylar önce
  • Well... one of my friends told me a couple of weeks ago something Similar of what you said about fetishizing people just because of its nationality but honestly I don't think I really do, because okay, I have to admit that I'd love to date a Japanese or Korean guy but I wouldn't mind to date a dude who's not Asian. The main reason of why I want an Asian partner is because I love slanted eyes. They're something BEAUTIFUL for me, idk why but I love them. In the other hand, one of the reasons of why I wanna a date an Asian is because I'd love to date someone with a different culture; I find really interesting the fact of dating someone who's from another country. Do you think my friend was right?

    Mary AnneMary Anne10 aylar önce
  • Important message for all of us to differentiate between cultural norms, and individual character traits, values, and behavior. Although it is true that people groups do have espoused normative values, ethics, and behavioral standards (part of cultural norms), supposed-to's do not hold true for every person -- especially as it pertains to individuals exhibiting and holding fast to each and every norm/generalization. Also, great point about attraction. Beauty is certainly in the eye of the beholder -- both externally. and with regard to character, manners, customs, values, ethics, world view., and so much more. No relationship is going to work or fail based solely upon national identity -- unless of course someone is just after some benefit to be gained from marrying a person of a particular nationality, and therefore will do everything within their power to make the relationship work because the relationship is just the means for obtaining the desired end (Visa, citizenship, etc).

    Michele MMichele M10 aylar önce
  • I didnt know my husband was 1/4 japanese untill we were married. When i found out i was like "thats cool lets explore your heritage " so we never started dating beacuse he was japanese it was just something that made him more unique.

    Answer ChickAnswer Chick10 aylar önce
  • very short sighted

    xPsycho88xPsycho8810 aylar önce
  • I'm just dating Japanese women because they live in Japan and I want to keep living here. I don't want to date an American and move back to America.

    浜影也浜影也10 aylar önce
  • I'd hope the majority of those making comments like this are only saying it because of their attraction towards Japanese people instead of basing it off stereotypes, anime and stupid bullshit that has no logical reasoning whatsoever behind it. The idea of someone 'wanting' something is fair enough but love is love, you can't just fall in love with someone based on attraction or preferences, you fall in love with whoever you fall in love with, true love cannot be forced. Open your minds a little people.

    Cory SummerzCory Summerz11 aylar önce
  • I think it may be they are living vicariously through you. They see Jun being awesome to you, and they want that. Not so much wanting a Japanese guy. They want a man like Jun.

    Valkyrie BloodValkyrie Blood11 aylar önce
  • Rachel on racism 👏👏👏

    ralphie boiralphie boi11 aylar önce
  • I think the same. But I'd like to date or be friends with japanese people because... they speak japanese. And I love that language. It's so damn beautiful

    Valentina ArceValentina Arce11 aylar önce
  • Well... I'm atracted to asian features like asian eyes, black narrow hair, more feminine looking man and these kind of stuff and it has nothing to do with stereotypes about asian people. But I don't really get it that serious and I'm not saying that I'll date only asian person (like - I don't know if I'll ever date anyone :D)

    Mikio SakiMikio Saki11 aylar önce
  • I don't care where you're from, what you are, or what you look like. I'm just into personality. If I was into people that is-

    ImaspecofdustImaspecofdust11 aylar önce
  • Coming to in Japan.

    シャルシャル11 aylar önce
  • I completely agree with you Rachel. I rather date someone because who they are on the inside then the outside.

    Marybell RamirezMarybell RamirezYıl önce
  • Is true that you need to have tentacle to satisfy sexualy an asian girl?

    Niclored asdfNiclored asdfYıl önce
  • I still wanna date an asian gurl at least once bc they are sooooooooo beautifullllllllll ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

    Malfoy rolling on the floor dramaticallyMalfoy rolling on the floor dramaticallyYıl önce
  • i have red hair like rachels, but not as vibrant and been told by my friends the only reason ill ever be dated is because of my hair colour. it hit me hard, i dont really believe it but the thought that someone might like me only for one aspect of me makes me feel like an object, not a person :-(

    Kirsty HillKirsty HillYıl önce
  • Coming from a person who married a Japanese guy x"DD

    Roy SamaRoy SamaYıl önce
    • Roy Sama she’s married to jun because they’re compatible with one another, not because of his race

      Kirsty HillKirsty HillYıl önce
  • I want to date the guy who will love me for me and isn’t afraid to be themselves

    queen cffqueen cffYıl önce
  • Do you think it's wrong to want to date a Japanese man if you're interested in spending your life learning from that person and expanding your world into an entirely different culture? I'd like to get to know a Japanese man possibly once in my life because of that. I've devoted a lot of my time studying the history of Japan, and I have a lot of respect for the culture. I think the best kind of relationship is the kind that offers you experience, learning and personal growth. I'm not sure if that's normal or reasonable or not.

    HakuoukiXHakuoukiXYıl önce
    • @sumiko mak xze xin That makes sense, I'm terrified of being picked up by anyone just for free English lessons. Obviously that's not what I'd do, but I know it definitely does happen.

      HakuoukiXHakuoukiXYıl önce
    • It depends,it's fine if you actually have a connection,like have feelings for eachother. It's not fine if you just randomly find a Japanese man and be like,hey I wanna learn Japanese culture so let's date.

      sumiko mak xze xinsumiko mak xze xinYıl önce
  • I like this Japanese guy because he seems nice and he’s cute in my opinion I don’t think that any other girl in my grade.. anywayyyy I want to ask him to the dance but u want to say it im Japanese because he doesn’t know English I need help how to pronounce and say “ Will you go to the dance with me” please help 😂😂😭💔♥️♥️💀

    Jazzo JelloJazzo JelloYıl önce
  • I know its a old video but.. you're sooooo lucky Rachel!! I'm happy for you 💛

    Guilherme NascimentoGuilherme NascimentoYıl önce
  • 2:44 😆 Love it

    Sereta MageSereta MageYıl önce
  • Very good video. And very true, stereotypes are dangerous, very dangerous. Watched this in 2018!

    keni awoniyikeni awoniyiYıl önce
  • I have a preference for Asians, however, I don't discriminate on who I date racially or culturally. I have no opinions on Japanese men or women because I don't know any personally. I would love to visit Japan and learn more about the culture. If I were to date a guy from Japan, I want to know what is below the surface.

    Optical RavenOptical RavenYıl önce
  • I always thought this was the product of national relations working too well via media. The whole "I'm turning Japanese" craze back in the day. I mean, they were pretty much presented as ideal, "foreign", and very polite in comparison to the contrastly different American being notably loud and boisterous. And the hero, that may have been the typical American figurehead would dive us into their world which only made them more foreign glorifying those differences than similarities. "American boy goes to Japan!" -Cues Japanese music- as that American selves their Japanese oriented problems. It's weird but nationalism at its finest. Glorying personal ability and ideal while going on an adventure to an strange land like Japan.

    donnell outlawdonnell outlawYıl önce
  • Don't idolize features. Love a person. We get old. Find other qualities for a longer lasting relationship. Itll be far worth it when you both don't look as gorgeous.

    donnell outlawdonnell outlawYıl önce
  • Yesss I do think Asian men are attractive, BUT personality and traits matter too! ^^

    höneydewwhöneydewwYıl önce
  • ok yeah but i think those commentors just really love Jun...........

    Mari Wong-KureMari Wong-KureYıl önce
  • 日本では今や女性の方が強いです。 Japanese man can't say No to his wife

    一一一一Yıl önce
  • Me: Well I DON'T CARE as long as the person's nice and caring and Kind and I love that person and their personality, as long as that, I DON'T CARE

    【Waffyroon】【Waffyroon】Yıl önce
  • That was an incredibly concise way of describing something we all inherently know, but can fool ourselves otherwise.

    darkdingo4darkdingo4Yıl önce
  • I am 100% aegre

    Tahera MullaTahera MullaYıl önce
  • I think the reason why people would only want to date a person from a specific ethnicity could be to learn more about their culture, but I don't think the right way to learn about a culture is to jump into a relationship with a person in a certain ethnicity because all people live differently and think differently.

    Lol LolLol LolYıl önce
  • I find asian s cuter and more polite plus I'm asian so I kinda want to date an asian

    CandycanepotatoCandycanepotatoYıl önce
  • Those guys who want to date/marry japanese girls because they'll be meek and submissive would be in for a surprise. Piss her off, please. See what that gets you 😂

    MitsukaiMitsukaiYıl önce
  • Agree. We should not contribute to the culture of fetishizing or deriding Asians. They are neither sex toys nor monsters. People are people, and your attracted to people. I have been attracted to a variety of folks regardless of races it usually comes down to mental for me but everyone has what floats their boat.

    Marguerite MoyersMarguerite MoyersYıl önce
  • I think people just have their preferences. As long as it's not exclusion, there is nothing wrong with it. I personally find myself more attracted to Asians, but I also fell in love with an American boy that I found attractive as well. (Unrequited, what can you do?) But the point is, just like people like animals or colors or hairstyles better, people can be more attracted to one race over another. As long as it's not crossing the line into discrimination and nobody is getting hurt, I think it's ok. Just because you're attracted doesn't make it love. You love who you love regardless of any preference you have.

    777leighx777leighxYıl önce
  • The only reason I want to date a Japanese person is honestly to submerse myself into their culture when I move to Japan. I also want to know the language and be part of the nation and their nationality. Now I should be clear I mean a Japanese citizen, I am not speaking about stereotypical Asian ethnicity. I'm not sure how many lesbians there are in Japan though

    Mika MisakiMika MisakiYıl önce
  • For me personally I find Asian face features very attractive ~

    Purple_Blue SkyPurple_Blue SkyYıl önce
    • @sumiko mak xze xin I know it sounds weaird but the bigger head proportion i find very attractive and the form of their eyes.Also the soft eges combined wiht sometimes sharp jaws make them either look friendlyer or in my opinion very manly. Lasty they seem more polite beacuse of their body languege more polite than men i see in my countrie.

      Purple_Blue SkyPurple_Blue SkyYıl önce
    • Like what? I'm curious.

      sumiko mak xze xinsumiko mak xze xinYıl önce
  • Why is your eyeliner perfect tho what do you use

    Emillie HinesEmillie HinesYıl önce
  • K pop fans do that a lot

    Sıla YıldırımSıla YıldırımYıl önce
  • As an Asian I'm touched hold up lemme cry for a bit i-

    Rajsi JagtapRajsi JagtapYıl önce
  • i like asian girls, but i prioritize girls i can get along with and live with over anything else.

    Lvl5KoboldLvl5KoboldYıl önce
  • its racist to treat a race lower than yours. personally i don't find it racist, i see prefering someone who is japanese similer to someone who prefer taller partners or people with certain hair colours. though if your one of those who will *only* date someone who 1/1 matches your prefrence then good look finding them...

    Lvl5KoboldLvl5KoboldYıl önce
  • Well, i actually just got into a relationship with a japanese guy. And it just... happened. I wasn't expecting this, even if i am really into japanese culture and way of life. I like him for him. Not because his ethnicity

    Wiro'Wiro'Yıl önce
  • Mono lid?

    sean faulknersean faulknerYıl önce
  • I will love the individual, japanese people and their culture are profoundly tied together so I would like to date a japanese guy who is caring loves family and has deep ties to his own culture am I to be considered bad only becouse I want a japanese guy ? Hell no

    Giulia RodriguezGiulia RodriguezYıl önce
  • Amen sister

    Lydia SanchezLydia SanchezYıl önce
  • Lol Venus Angelic

    SokuSokuYıl önce
  • you sound like a mother and i find that endearing ♡

    Rosie DRosie DYıl önce
  • You're amazing 🙏🏽

    Samantha M. SowizdralSamantha M. SowizdralYıl önce
  • Jun's not here right now but I said he should give me a million dollars and he agreed.

    kevlardudekevlardudeYıl önce
Dating someone because they're Japanese? 日本人とデートしたい外国人?