Men hoping Japanese women will appreciate their sensitive natures and caring side can forget it – a ranking of the preferences of women seems to suggest most would rather be ravished by a carnivore…
The ranking, and corresponding votes:
1. A “carnivorous” guy (3289)
2. A jock (1769)
3. A megane guy (1091)
4. A science guy (719)
5. A herbivorous guy (706)
6. An omnivorous guy (642)
7. Otomen [“a girlish boy”] (607)
8. A bento boy [a miser] (427)
9. A literary guy (199)
10. A mori guy [“forest”/”outdoors” guy] (171)
The recipe for success amongst the women of Japan thus appears to be a womanising doctor with bulging biceps and a white coat and glasses.
The previous edition of the same survey unsurprisingly shows similar results – although otaku have lost even the dismal position they suffered there, now being displaced entirely by a bunch of anorak wearing hikers.