9 Types of “Prince Charming” That Japanese Women Fantasize About

Many Japanese women long for their “Prince Charming” to come sweep them away, but what makes him so attractive? This time, we surveyed 326 single Japanese women in their teens to 30s to introduce the types of guys Japanese woman fantasize about as their Prince Charming.

1. He’s incredibly kind, but he lets her know when she’s been bad.

“Being with someone who is just gentle will not help me grow. My perfect guy would be someone who’s sweet but strict,” said a Japanese woman in her 20s. To help women grow, Prince Charming should be both tolerant and firm. It’s not good enough to be “gentle”—a true Prince has the courage to give her a piece of his mind.