So in that sense, overall reception of dating apps in Japan is still about 5 years behind the United States.
However, the trend is in full motion with more and more Japanese people leaving traditional websites/services and giving dating apps a try.
One thing that makes Tinder stand out from a lot of Japanese dating apps is the option to choose your preferred gender.
So whether you're a male looking for another male, a female looking for another female, bisexual, or even just looking for platonic friends and connections of either sex, Tinder supports everyone.
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.
Most people using them also speak only Japanese, so while you might come across the occasional proficient English speaker, they might be rare.
Since you can use it through your Facebook account, you can also access the app on your PC through their official website.First of all, no need to sign up for yet another account, as you use Facebook to access it (no, your friends won't know). Third, given the real profiles, it's a favorite among people looking for "real dates" and possible long term commitments, up to marriage.Fourth, the style and imagery of the website mostly caters to women looking to date online—something not so common among Japanese apps.i OS - Android This app seems to be catered towards people wanting a serious relationship instead of just occasional dating.Like many other Japanese dating apps, Omiai works with your Facebook account, making signing up safer and easier (and to reduce scamming).