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  • I don't need that body in Japan

  • Does everyone envy the bigger chest?

  • Do foreign girls have to hide their curves too? - That's a different issue.

  • Hey guys and girls it's Cathy Cat, this time we're gonna go hit the streets of Tokyo and ask

  • Japanese people to react and give us their opinion to differences in

  • body types between girls in Japan and girls abroad. Let's go Ask Japanese.

  • Do you think the body type of foreigners and Japanese is different?

  • Hmmm yeah. - I think there even is an extreme split.

  • Foreign girls are either SUPER skinny or chubby compared to Japanese standards.

  • It's either or the other with foreigners. - Their makeup too

  • it's very different to Japan. - How so? - Foreign makeup is stronger

  • Super strong compared to Japan.

  • The skeletal framework is different. They shoulders are wider...

  • Also they have big curvy bodies. - Do you envy those curves?

  • A little bit. - A tiny bit. - If I had to choose...

  • I don't want curves. - Me neither.

  • If you live in Japan you don't need curves. - IF you live in Japan

  • you don't want curves? - In Japan we are all skinny

  • and we don't see curvy people. Abroad that's different.

  • Abroad that's desirable. - In Japan...

  • You stand out negatively. It's not our beauty ideal

  • We have to have small bottoms.

  • Having a chest but no butt is ideal for us.

  • I think. - How much of a chest is ideal then?

  • It shouldn't draw attention when you're out in town.

  • People shouldn't notice it.

  • Instead of "Wow Jealous!" people think "Wow she stands out too much!"

  • "She stands out too much" - That sounds negative!

  • People get a bit appalled by that.

  • Abroad we envy large chests but not here?

  • Rather than seeing them on myself, they look good on foreigners.

  • I think that. - A big chest doesn't suit us Japanese

  • Japanese people try not to stand out too much.

  • It's ok for us to be plain.

  • What's the Japanese beauty ideal? - Being SUPER skinny

  • Is that yours too - I want to be skinny. - Wait

  • You are skinny! - Haha - No???

  • No I am not. - So you don't think you're skinny?

  • I don't think so. - And you? - Me neither.

  • Westerners are big. - They are.

  • I imagine foreigners to be a bit chubby

  • But some are skinny. - Is chubby ok for you? - No

  • I don't like chubby girls. I think there are beautiful Westerners though.

  • I saw different foreigners here. They're different from Japanese.

  • They have their own style. - Check out these curves.

  • And those curves. Find that here in Japan?

  • Nope not at all. Also no big boobs in Japan.

  • Would they suit a Japanese person? - Nope

  • Japanese are skinny, even though some aren't

  • But generally we all love skinny shapes - Can I ask something?

  • Abroad, the bigger the chest the better but...

  • how is that in Japan? - Well in my case.

  • I don't like the chest too big.

  • Abroad big butts are ok. But that's really not ok in Japan.

  • Abroad it's ok but it won't become a trend in Japan? - Definitely no.

  • Being too skinny isn't good but too chubby isn't either.

  • I like medium.

  • Comparing body shapes here and abroad

  • what's different. - The booty! - What?

  • Some train their booty to have curves

  • abroad. But Japanese are straight.

  • The way the bottom is shaped and the curves of their body are different abroad. abroad. But Japanese are straight.

  • The way the bottom is shaped and the curves of their body are different abroad.

  • I need to be flat to wear the clothes I want to wear

  • So I don't want any curves. - Can I ask it straight

  • What's better, big chest or small chest in Japan? - From a girl's point

  • I think bigger is better. - What do you think? - Uh

  • Recently boys prefer smaller chests to. Both is alright I guess.

  • But in normal stores they won't sell larger sized tops?

  • You have to go to specialized stores tailoring for busty girls

  • or you won't be able to find the right tops.

  • Foreigners have long legs, and arms and look chic.

  • They show their legs and wear sexy clothes

  • That suit them. I envy

  • that a lot. - This foreigner here talking, isn't like that.

  • I am the same size as you are girl. - Your eyes are bigger and you

  • have a different face. We Japanese have to make up for that with makeup

  • I think you look cute. - Do we have a different body shape?

  • Curvy. - Yeah. - Foreign girl's styles

  • are different. I envy that. - Do you mean skinny wise

  • or curvy wise? - Foreigners are skinny and

  • have curves in the right places. We Japanese don't have that

  • I envy that. - Their chests...

  • are so much bigger. I envy that a lot. - You do?

  • Really? - We get western clothes here in Japan right?

  • They are made for foreign sizes, like the length of their legs

  • and they don't always fit Japanese people.

  • But there are people that like clothes like that.

  • They exist.

  • No matter if they fit them, wear what you want to wear.

  • You said you envy a larger chest. Do you all envy that?

  • I think the ideal women have a shape like that. To me.

  • Foreigners look fancy in simple clothes

  • that's why many Japanese envy the Western body shape

  • a lot. - Japanese might envy that but

  • also... people might look at it.

  • If you have a too curvy shape, it will draw negative attention

  • to your body. So... it stands out

  • but it's pretty

  • Some might think that.

  • What's the difference in body types

  • between Japan and abroad. - Showing cleavage. Japanese girls

  • are too shy to show that. They cover themselves

  • and do it well. Foreigners are confident

  • True, Japanese girls don't show curves. - Foreigners are confident

  • in their bodies and do it. I am surprised by that.

  • Do you want Japanese girls to show their curves more too?

  • I think it's the Japanese girls way to be humble

  • That's why they are subtle and hide their bodies

  • And that's why it's good for Japanese. That's why they are subtle and hide their bodies

  • And that's why it's good for Japanese.

  • Foreigners are confident in their bodies? Is that because they are curvier?

  • Well maybe it is. - Their legs are longer...

  • Their chests are bigger. They have things Japanese girls don't have

  • I think. They are are cool, I like it.

  • What is your ideal then. The Japanese way of hiding curves

  • or the foreign way of showing. - Depends

  • on the situation and the season. - In summer it's ok?

  • Well why not. For me. - And you?

  • I prefer my girls to be plainer. - The "ideal"

  • in Japan. - Yeah. - Hiding it? - Don't emphasize it.

  • Be subtle. It's better. - Foreigners show their curves more often

  • Do you prefer it if Western girls hid their bodies more too then?

  • Ah that's a different issue. That's the way they are.

  • There is a Japanese way and a Western way

  • Japanese should be Japanese. Foreign girls should be

  • the way they are. - They can be confident? - Yeah

  • Being yourself is right. - There seems to be a thing that curvy girls

  • are ok abroad but not so much in Japan because the average Japanese person

  • is quite skinny, but that is NOT natural. They're trying their best to be that skinny

  • Also having too much of a chest or butt might be a bit of a problem because

  • you might not be able to find clothes that fit. Yes Mr Fish we can't find clothes that

  • fit! Also, people might give you weird looks

  • if you are too curvy. I know abroad in certain western countries it's ok to wear something

  • with cleavage and similar to show off the generous curves that you have been blessed with

  • however in Japan it's a culture where you generally HIDE these areas so

  • even if you are well endowed you can't show it off. You have to wear clothing that

  • covers it in most situations, which might be hard because you might not find

  • the right clothing that fits. Just be prepared and if you're well endowed (chest wise)

  • congratulations but also make sure that you bring appropriate clothing that covers the area.

  • If you have a cleavage people will stare, give you weird looks and

  • you might draw some negative attention to you. So just be careful about that. What's your idea

  • and opinion on the differences in the comments. Always be nice to each other

  • and I hope I catch you soon for more stuff on Ask Japanese. Bye.

I don't need that body in Japan

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Curvy NAY or YAY? What Japanese think about Western girl's curvy bodies

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    Summer   posted on 2020/05/04
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