Dating Rules for Japanese Men

Basically always pay for women

Help women carrying heavy items

Show off my skills when girls are watching me play sports

Basically always pay for subordinates/juniors

Sing ballads at karaoke

Stare into the distance

Stock up on trivia from everyday things then show off my knowledge

Undo the top two buttons of shirts

Comb my fringe diagonally

Idly loosen a tight tie

Give my coat to a crying girl

Pay by credit card all in one installment

Put my arm on the passenger seat when reversing

Boast about having been a bad boy in the past

Walk with a click-clack sound from my shoe

(Sample size=524, men)

Dating Rules for Japanese Women

Pretend not to understand a dirty joke

Look through my lids with upturned eyes

Use animated deco mail for emoji

Talk in an octave higher tone

Blow off a trivial worry by silently smiling

Coordinate light pink and white fashion

Have a bigger fringe (bangs)

Speak slowly and deliberately

Tilt my head when asking questions

Cover my mouth when laughing

Puff my cheeks when angry

Be a little pigeon-toed when standing in the train, at traffic lights, etc

When hot, embarrassed, fan my face with both hands

Have a cute animal cellphone strap

Make a duck mouth (pouty lips) when I feel people are looking at me

(Sample size=547, women)