So, here it is, our round-up of the most used dating apps in Japan, rated out of five by a group of 15 international women who have used them.
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American magazine Fast Company claims that if asked, almost no one will confess using them.
There seems to be a certain stigma towards dating apps here in Japan.
Once he found out I was from the States, he immediately began speaking English, overjoyed that he now knew someone to help him with it."Singles aren’t limited to meeting in clubs or bars though.
A great place is through English centres, especially if you’re still not quite up to scratch on the language, or expat groups and clubs.
For instance, if you want to say that you’re dating someone, as in boyfriend, you’d say estamos saliendo.
If things aren’t that serious, you may use the phrase amigos con derecho a roce, meaning friends with benefits.
If you had a good night out in a club, you can use liarse.
If you're convinced and you want to give it a try, read below for a selection of the hottest apps of the moment!
Just a reminder: most of these apps are in Japanese, so you will need some knowledge of the language to navigate them and set up your profile.
But luckily, you say, we live in an era where you can find anything online. A quick search online will show you dozens of different deai-kei (online dating) apps, but, given that you’re new to this, how do you know what will help you find who or what you’re looking for?