When Ozu's eyes first met someone's eyes by chance, he looked away in a hurry, which showed his shyness. He was awkward with whomever he met for the first time, looking downward right away. If he had been married, he might have behaved differently. In fact he remained single, you know, he appeared sexy in such cases. Quotes from Yuharu AtsutaNot sure what Atsuta meant by
appeared sexy—that because Ozu was single and shy, he was attractive to women? Here, proper placement of a semicolon might help understanding.