JAPANESE DATING APP- PAIRS Overview (Part 1)
Ask Sara: Is Tinder in Japan Just for Hooking Up?
21 Aug Dating can be hard for anyone. Dating in Japan offers its own unique challenges. In a country that is now famous for their low birthrates, dating and creating new families is actually pretty crucial to them as a society. In the past, the Japanese have been somewhat resistant adopting the new dating app. 17 Mar Tinder in Japan, is it worth using? Tinder is the go to hookup app in the United States and with a lot of swiping you can find yourself setting up some dates. Personally, I'm not the biggest fan of Tinder, but if you accept the flaws and use it the right way, it's more decent than other apps out there. However. Japan isn't as much of a “bar” culture as most other Western countries are, however there are a few. The best ones are detailed in the Tokyo Nightlife Guide on Amazon. HUB is probably the most popular and prominent bar, and is known as a hook-up place, even late into the night. It also has a higher concentration of .
Our resident love-in-Japan writer, Sara Who, answers your questions on everything from dating rules to finding a partner for love, marriage and more.
Tinder is a fun and interesting way to meet new people and hopefully some sparks fly. Pros simply want cash for their time and action. Due to its targeted niche, JapanCupid is not as large of a service as other Asian dating sites e. Here are a few to check out:.
Email it to editorial gplusmedia. A bit of background: I initially came to Japan on a working holiday visa with my boyfriend, but he ended up cheating on me with a coworker.
I seriously considered packing all my things and going home but after thinking about it, I decided to make the most of my remaining time in Tokyo. Is it really a good way to meet guys? Do you think Tinder could be good for me? How can I tell if a guy just wants to get laid? Also, what would be a good thing to do on a first date?
Sometimes, things happen for a reason and you never know, you might end up meeting the man of your dreams here! As a woman on Tinder, you will get tons of matches.
Since you can use it through your Facebook account, you can also access the app on your PC through their official website. You could also try your hand at Aiseki-ya http: Pairs is another online dating site, and one that has had numerous TV and train commercials since going online. R2 — Quite classy, with a heavy mix of foreigners.
Having seen my guy friends using the app, I can tell you they literally swipe right to every single profile. There is some truth in the talk that Tinder is different here, perhaps because one-night stands are apparently less common in Japan. That being said, when you match with someone, wait until they contact you first. If they like your profile, they will. While I do think there are many Tinder guys in Japan looking for casual sex, even some of these guys see more not necessarily opposed to a relationship if they meet the right person.
The risk is whether they will lie to you or not.
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I know — and know of — plenty of committed couples who met on Tinder here in Japan. Still, if you find Tinder is not really your cup of tea, you should give the app Meetup a chance.
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Some events are so popular you need to register weeks in advance! Have you used Tinder?
What have your experiences been like? Let us know in the comments! Wow, reading this article, I felt kinda shot down.
How about a cup of coffee? Eh, a drink then?
What about a reggae show? Then again- points for perseverance? Also by the way, I have never used Tinder. If it works though, who cares? Meetup may be the best choice, because you meet men and women in a non-dating situation. And whatever the meetup is about should be intrinsically interesting, anyway. What about trying some of the comparatively less hook-up-oriented online dating apps like OKcupid? Hook me up with a committed relationship? Dear Sara, A bit of background: Sorry for all the questions!
Love, Sara Have you used Tinder? Sara Who Intercultural explorer, matchmaking choreographer, dating in Tokyo since November 30, at 8: November 24, at 9: November 24, at 8: November 24, at 7: