But the people at Def Anniversary, a popular dating service in Tokyo, have come up with a new use for the humble accessory – they’ve turned into a tool for konkatsu (marriage hunting).At their speed dating events, singles meet at various locations all over Japan, and spend a limited amount of time trying to learn as much about them as they can, but the catch is that everyone has to wear a surgical mask, so the focus is less on physical appearance and more on personality and character.
A Tokyo-based dating service is trying to make it easier for shy Japanese singles to interact with the opposite sex by organizing masked speed dating effects where participants wear surgical masks to help them be more outgoing.
I trained for my 3rd half marathon and my first try-a-triathlon (with Eric).
I want to be in a relationship, and I feel like Id be doing myself a disservice if I dont, so. Before the dramatic weight loss, I didn t really go out to try to find dates.
Luckily he persisted teaching me and I persisted in learning and giving up my complaints.
I started to understand the fundamentals of Photoshop (layers and such things) and began completing projects on my own. After that, I did an online pattern-making course and starting playing with my own pattern creation.
“In order to achieve marriage, it is important to provide chances to know a partner’s personality and values in the early stages,” said Kei Matsumura, head of Tokyo dating service Def Anniversary.