There are various levels of high school dating, starting with cafés staffed by underage girls and peep shows where high school girls sit behind a one-way mirror in their school uniforms, posing according to customers’ requests.There is also “tour guiding”, when girls go for a walk with men, a walk that often ends with some kind of sexual service.
We’ve all witnessed it- a woman who could play the female lead in the next movie, walking down the street with a guy who, if we searched for him in the same movie’s end credits, would more likely appear as something along the lines of “man in post office # 3”. And when Johnny Average gets to date Princess Zelda (I’m a nerd, remember? After a little bit of poking around, I came upon an incredibly interesting article on Madame Riri, a Japanese-run website that analyses all-things-Japan from an outside perspective, titled “7 Reasons Why Foreign Men in Japan are Such a Hit with the Ladies”.
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.
If we think for a moment about the changes that have happened in society over the years, this makes perfect sense: more and more people move to larger cities for their job hunt, losing their social connections in the process.
Long gone are the days in which your elementary school friend or your grandma would hook you up with that cute girl or guy they think is perfect for you.