Read on to discover the hottest apps on the Japanese market! American magazine Fast Company claims that if asked, almost no one will confess using them.This might go back to scams that happened in the 90s.Bring your friends and partners and let's learn and practice how to groove!

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i OS - Android Tapple seems to be used for both casual dating and long-term relationships.

A common feature of Japanese dating apps is a pay feature for men.

Websites would require men to pay fees to subscribe in order to call beautiful women.

These "beautiful women" were regular company employees (some of whom were not women at all) running a catfish scam colloquially called sakura, collecting the subscription fees as long as they could.

Dating apps are used all over the world to meet new people, whether for a simple one-night date or for a longer term relationship.

And Japan is slowly falling in line with this trend, so don't be left behind. There seems to be a certain stigma towards dating apps here in Japan.

While lots of legit apps are on the market now, in 2015 eight executives of several popular Japanese dating websites have been arrested on similar allegations, as reported by The Daily Mail.

Nowadays, however, an increasing number of young people seem to be comfortable looking for a partner online.

Now you've got to be proactive and hunt on your own!