Online dating is still less common here and even a little frowned upon.
But thanks to the rise of social networks, especially Facebook, more people feel safe about meeting someone new online.
This one is also for individuals who are serious about finding a marriage partner. After answering over 100 questions about personality, lifestyle, hobby, etc, the site recommends a match once per day.
The site also allows users to choose non-negotiable criterias, such as no excess gambling or drinking.
Instead of clicking through profile photos, the limited number of recommendations makes individuals extra cautious when before saying yes or no.
Men can use premium service starting from 980 yen per month.
Omiai is free for women to use, and for men it costs 1,980 yen per month.
Omiai is also available as an app on i OS and Android.
One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app themselves, and many people now know someone else who uses online dating or who has found a spouse or long-term partner via online dating.
General public attitudes towards online dating have become much more positive in recent years, and social networking sites are now playing a prominent role when it comes to navigating and documenting romantic relationships.
After going back and forth twice, they can then check out each other’s real Facebook profiles.
The site is popular with young women, and is free to use — but for men, it requires a monthly fee of 2,500 yen.
My-Qpit lets users search for partners by age, occupation, and even by hobbies.