Online dating sites like don’t really have clear equivalents in Japan, at least not ones that people talk about using openly.
Users can check each other’s profile for a limited time, just until the end of the day (for 16 hours).
It takes three coins (one coin is roughly $1) to tap on the ‘I might like you’ button. The word ‘Omiai’ refers to a Japanese custom where individuals are introduced to each other as potential marriage material.
But thanks to the rise of social networks, especially Facebook, more people feel safe about meeting someone new online.
Here are just a few social online dating services that leverage Facebook, in no particular order.
The company behind a site called 81 just announced that its total of registered users has exceeded 10,000, this just two months after release.
My-Qpit lets users search for partners by age, occupation, and even by hobbies.If individuals find each other attractive, they can start chatting within the app.Many online matchmaking services requires users to do the searching, but Match Alarm takes away the hassle by doing the work for users.As with other sites, users can hide their Facebook identity until they feel comfortable enough to share with the other person.Omiai is free for women to use, and for men it costs 1,980 yen per month.If you insist on sending physical copies please use our Headquarters address.