This story is derived from the wisdom of Zen teaching.
The emphasis must be on focusing on the fundamental & causal factors which properly improve both one's SMV and skill in daygame & seduction.
It was here that she did what is signature for girls in most of my successful interactions: she mentioned the thing(s) she liked about Asia or Asian culture. In her case, it was watching anime.
I was born and raised in Asia, with English as one of several first languages of mine. Growing up in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural yet Westernised East Asian country, but one with a strong, selectively conservative Asian culture, cognitive dissonance was constant during my adolescence in the aspect of girls, dating and sex.