Foreign brides fill the space in rural Japan

Foreign brides fill the space in rural Japan

Bachelors seemed abroad after eligible regional girls fled town life for town

by Takuya Asakura

TOZAWA, Yamagata Pref. — Cheerful laughter echoed through this snow-covered town within the Tohoku region one early early morning as a small grouping of females sat right down to talk over tea.

“I saw A american speaking japanese one other time and thought to my better half, ‘He speaks proficient Japanese despite the fact that he could be a foreigner,’ ” one of many ladies states. “Then my hubby stated, ‘You certainly are a foreigner, too, aren’t you?’ ” This causes another burst of laughter through the ladies. 閱讀更多