Tapple App

Our Review

It's always fun to share some time doing your favourite hobbies with someone who means special to you. This is why the Japanese dating platform Tapple App matches people based on similar interests.

Tapple App links people through common hobbies and interests in the platform. Currently, the site only operates within Japan, but foreigners are allowed to use as long as they are within the country. Despite being localised in nature, the app has been successful so far in bringing together singles and making these matches possible. In fact, the app is one of the most downloaded platforms in the country.

How does this Japanese work? Learn more about how it works, its prices, and more in this review.

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Tapple App Members

50,000 from Singapore
Members activity
10,000 active weekly
Gender Proportion
60 %
40 %
  • Majority of the members are from Japan
  • There are non-Japanese who use the site
  • There are more women than men
  • Most of the members are straight singles
  • Membership is mostly younger people

Majority of the members are from Japan, but there are non-Japanese foreigners who are using the app from Mexico, China, United States, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Germany, Poland, Australia, South Korea, Netherlands, India, Brazil, Vietnam, Philippines, New Zealand, Spain, and Russia.

The app, as well as the dating service, is region-locked in Japan, but there are foreigners who may have travelled to the country and were able to create their profiles. The app is one of the most popular dating platforms in Japan so a lot of locals and even tourists are attracted to join the site.

In terms of gender, there are more female members than males. The site reputation has made it possible for more young women to come and create profiles on the site. There are also more young single people who join the site so members are sure to find someone who is up for a date or a serious relationship.


Tapple App Age Range and Age Distribution

  • 18-24
  • 25-34
  • 35-44
  • 45-54
  • 55+

How to Sign Up for Tapple App

  • You must be in Japan to create an account
  • Non-Japanese may join
  • You can only create an account on the app
  • Creating an account is fast and easy
  • You can join using your social media accounts

Creating an account with Tapple is fast and easy. You can join using your major social media account such as Facebook, or use your Apple or Google account. The app will take some of your public information from these sites and use it on your profile, making the registration process faster. Take note that Tapple will not post anything on these accounts so you will still remain anonymous.

Only the basic information are needed to finish creating your profile such as your name, age, a few things about your physical appearance, hobbies, and interests, and a profile picture to attract potential matches. The registration process is not strict, butyou must be within Japan while joining the site - it doesn't matter if you are Japanese or not as long as you are within the country.

Making Contact on Tapple App

  • There is a chat function
  • All contacting functions are free for women
  • Male members have to upgrade to premium to contact other members
  • There is 24/7 online customer support
  • Matching is largely based on mutual hobbies and interests

Contacting other members on Tapple is fast and convenient. There is a chat function to reach other members instantly, or you can choose to use the personal message button to adorn your sweet message with pictures. If you are a woman, you can use all the messaging features for free. However, male members will have to upgrade their accounts to premium before they can send a message.

Tapple locks its messaging functions this way for the female member's security. As they have found that female members are mostly on the receiving end of the messages, they added this feature to make it more secure. This way, only serious men can get in touch with the lovely ladies. On top of that, the membership is dominated by women.

Tapple App Profile Quality

  • You can use it anonymously
  • Age confirmation is required by providing identification
  • Personal information is secured by a third-party security provider
  • You only need to use a nickname and not your real name
  • Profile information are detailed

    Profile pages in Tapple are neat and organised. Its colours are easy on the eyes and uses appropriate icons to introduce different functions. The profile picture takes up the most space, while the other relevant information are listed below such as the username, location, profile rating, and the member's hobbies and interests.

    You can rate the profile of up to 5 stars. This way, you can gauge whether someone is trust-worthy or not based on other people's experiences with the person. Since matching is highly-dependent on hobbies and interests, they are specially placed at the bottom in nice colour-coded tages so you can easily read them.

    Tapple App App

    • You can download the app for free
    • The app is available for Android and Apple users
    • Only people who are in Japan can download the app
    • You can use the services on its website
    • You can only create an account through the app

    Tapple App has a website version, but you can only create an account on the app. It will be visible on your Google Play or App Store offerings once your mobile device detects that you are geo-tagged anywhere in Japan.

    You can use the app's features on the website version. It has similar features on the app and the site. The app is free to download for Apple or Android devices. Its services are free for women, but men must upgrade to premium to unlock the special features.

    Tapple App Costs and Prices

    Free Features
    • All features are free for women members
    • Create an account
    • Get a match
    Premium Features
    • Messaging for male members
    • Video chat for male members
    • Outing feature to get a date in 24 hours

    Is Tapple App expensive or cheap?

    In comparison to other providers Tapple App is average.

    Duration / Credits / CoinsCostsTotal
    Premium Plan
    1 Month3,700.00 JPY / Month3,700.00 JPY
    3 Months1,066.67 JPY / Month3,200.00 JPY
    6 Months466.67 JPY / Month2,800.00 JPY
    12 Months186.17 JPY / Month2,234.00 JPY
    Payment Options
    • Credit Card

    The subscription plan automatically renews after the last day of the cycle. All of the features are free for women so females don't need to upgrade to use them.

    Special Features

    Tapple has the following special features to make your stay even more fun and worthwhile:

    Connect with interests

    Whether its travel, fashion, music, or food that floats your boat, Tapple will help you find a buddy to enjoy these hobbies with.

    TRUSTe Certified Privacy

    You don't have to worry about giving your personal information to Tapple because they are in partnership with TRUSTe, a security and privacy provider which will help protect data of the members.

    24/7 monitoring and support system

    Tapple constantly monitors the app for malicious users. They also have a 24-hour customer support available if you encounter a problem.

    Find a date in 24 hours

    Tapple offers the "Outing" feature which will help you find a date within 24 hours. The app will search for a compatible person nearby who is up for a date or two and introduce them to you.

    Our rating

    Signing Up: 3.0 / 5
    Making Contact: 3.0 / 5
    Profile Quality: 3.5 / 5
    App: 3.0 / 5

    Editor's Conclusion

    Datingscout.sg Author Chris Pleines
    Chris Pleines
    Founder of Datingscout and Author of the book "Online Dating for Dummies"
    This Japanese app has become so popular with foreigners as well because it is a great platform to look for local women when in the country. However, the location restrictions make it hard for users to continue with the service once they are out of Japan. There are many great apps like Tapple App. Check our Asian Dating category for more options.

    Tapple App FAQ


    What is Tapple App?

    It is a Japanese dating app that matches members based on mutual hobbies and interests. You can use their services as long as you are in Japan.

    It has a website where you can use its services and features. However, you can only create the account using the app.

    Legal aged adults 18-years-old and above may join the app as long as they are in Japan. Non-Japanese foreigners are also welcome to join as long as they are in the country.

    Does Tapple App have a website?

    It has a website where members can login using their Facebook accounts or username and password. However, you cannot create an account on the website as you can only do this on the app.


    Can I delete my account anytime?

    Yes, you may delete your Tapple App account anytime by going to the Account Settings found on the drop-down on the upper-right hand of your dashboard page.

    How do I contact Tapple App?

    To get in touch with their support team, all you have to do is send them an email through the FAQ section of the app. The customer support is available 24/7 and replies within a few hours depending on the volume of requests.

    Is there a video chat on Tapple App?

    Yes, Tapple App has a video chatting feature that is free for women. If you are a male member, you can use the feature after upgrading.


    Is Tapple App free?

    You can create an account for free. Women who join the app can also use the features without paying. However, male members are required to upgrade to premium to access the special features.

    Is the Tapple App free to download?

    The app is free, but it is currently only available for Apple and Android devices. There is also a website that you can log in to once you have created an account on the app.

    Is Tapple App messaging free?

    Chatting and sending messages is reserved for paying members only if you are a male member. However, if you are a female member, there will be no premium restriction on your account.


    Are there bots in Tapple App?

    The site has pretty impressive verification method which wards off unwanted bots from the site. They also make sure that their members' personal information are secured by hiring a third-party online security provider.

    Does TappleApp require a profile picture during signup?

    It will not require you to upload a profile picture right away. All required information are more about your hobbies and interests.

    How do I report a member on Tapple App?

    There is a report button present on every profile. All you have to do is to click on that and it will be submitted to the admsins for verification.

    Can I write my personal contact information on my Tapple App profile?

    The site will add your personal contact number on your profile, but it will only be revealed to verified and premium subscribers.


    Does Tapple App have a website?

    It has a website where you can use its services and features. However, you can only create the account using the app.


    How does Tapple App's services work?

    The app will use the information you input on your profile, primarily your hobbies and interests, before matching you with other people nearby who enjoys the same things as you.

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