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Long hair males in japan?

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RE: Long hair!

Postby taylorpelto » Sun 03.12.2006 12:22 am

Personally, I think a male gaijin in Japan with beautiful long locks would get you a lot of attention, but not discrimination! I was just thinking, in anime the "hot" guys always have long hair. You may just be considered hot :P Go for it!
We need more long haired guys up here in AK; There just aren't enough!!!
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby Christian_ » Sun 03.12.2006 1:30 am

All the girls love long hair here in the states as far as I'm concerned. I had to cut my hair because of a new school's requirments.(very depressing) but it used to be covering one eye and down to my mouth. Every girl would run around and play with my hair and compliment me. Just thought I'd share about a much happier time in my life..:(
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby SpeedWolf » Thu 03.16.2006 7:46 am

My Japanese girlfriend keeps on bugging me to cut my hair because I guess it's no longer cool for guys to have long hair in Japan. I don't think it's THAT long. And reading this thread gave me hope, I was afraid I'd have to back to my crew cut days from freshman year in high school when I leave for Japan to teach.
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby keatonatron » Thu 03.16.2006 8:38 am

My girlfriend said foreigners in Japan always have long hair.

I guess we know who to blame for that stereotype! :D

(i.e. everyone who made a post here about being in Japan with long hair)
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby richvh » Thu 03.16.2006 9:33 am

She obviously hasn't lived near a military base.
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby keatonatron » Fri 03.17.2006 12:14 am

I think being asked to change something is usually a good thing. It means they want to keep you around instead of just looking for someone else who has already made that change :D
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby SpeedWolf » Fri 03.17.2006 4:45 am

Ahhhh! I've never thought about it like that, nikoniko. But thankfully for me we haven't moved into being that serious yet...unless that's a hint *gulp*. Actually I've been thinking about cutting my hair down to something a little more manageable--but it's not because of her...well kind of. But not ALL for her.
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby natemb » Fri 03.17.2006 5:09 am

When I came to Japan, my company told me to cut my hair short for the professional look. But my girlfriend's family said they thought it looked better long, and said I didn't need to follow the requirements so strictly. Granted, my hair wasn't shoulder length or anything, just kind of shaggy and down to my eyes, but I just wanted to note that not all families here are so traditional. In my case, The family doesn't even seem to mind that we're living together out of wedlock (which isn't nearly as common here as in the West).
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby keatonatron » Fri 03.17.2006 9:18 am

Just goes back to the same old statement, "Everyone's different."
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby Mori no Hana » Fri 03.17.2006 2:02 pm

Here in the south, a lot of people have surprisingly long haired--you don't actually reach being called a "fag" until it's past your shoulders. :P
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby BLACKCHILD090 » Fri 03.17.2006 3:43 pm

im a american peaple can wear their hair as long as they want i even know guys who put thier hair in style and don't get beat up i don't know anyone whose been in a fight because their hairs to long.
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby BLACKCHILD090 » Fri 03.17.2006 3:55 pm

boys can have long have if they want and in america peaple do't get beat up and call a fag because their hair is long a know guy who braid thier hair and their treated just like anyone else and i live i a city where you can get beaten up for looking at someone wrong.
i don't know one person whose gotten in to a fight be cause of their hair is long.

(i typed this earlier but i cant find it)
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby BLACKCHILD090 » Fri 03.17.2006 3:56 pm

i gotta learn to type better:(
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby BLACKCHILD090 » Fri 03.17.2006 4:00 pm

oh!!! i didn't know there was a second page :o
ha ha ha
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RE: Long hair males in japan?

Postby TrilinguisT » Fri 03.17.2006 4:06 pm

That is completely ridiculous - All the girls i knew loved my long hair, they wanted to braid it into cornrows....i should've let them.... hmm.... maybe i should grow my hair out and get a mullet ... LOL -- that's exactly what im gonna do, grow my hair out, get a mullet and go to japan!:p
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