The site is popular with young women, and is free to use — but for men, it requires a monthly fee of 2,500 yen.
By looking at your Facebook social graph, Match Alarm recommends a new person for you every morning at 8am.
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.
All identities are displayed by initials only, and nothing will be posted on people’s Facebook pages.
You can set your preferences for your partner, and click through the options displayed.
Judging by the posts on its Facebook page, they appear to target men more than women.
On a related note, US-based dating site for people already in a relationship, Ashley Madison, recently made its official launch in Japan.
It’s off to a good start too, acquiring 75,000 users in its first four days according to News on Japan.
It will be interesting to see if that website will be accepted among Japanese people.
We spent five days trying out 10 different online dating services to figure out which one is the most effective and affordable.