It’s just long enough to make an impression and possibly make a connection.
Especially if you’re in a big city and work long hours.
Over the years, there have been a lot of dating programs out there.
If there’s a match, then numbers are exchanged and the rest is up to you.
Aiseki Cafe in Ginza has the concept one step further.
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One of the more successful ideas has been speed dating.
If you’re unfamiliar with the concept, traditionally women sit at a table and then men are cycled through every few minutes.
The benefit of this cafe, so say the organizers, is that it’s available all day long.
The question remains, is the low cost enough to bring in those looking for love?
The cafe even supplies i Pads to help keep conversations going. Men pay ¥2500 (US) for the first hour and ¥1000 (US) for every hour thereafter for the same.
While it’s true men pay a lot more for this service than the ladies, the cost for two hours is comparable to speed dating events in the US.