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No lip reading in this Tokyo speed dating service

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 01:04

A dating company in Tokyo has participants cover their faces to help uncover their personalities. Julie Noce reports.

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Speed dating in Tokyo has gone under cover ... Surgical masks are the latest twist for the Def Anniversary dating company who says finding your soul mate is easier when you concentrate on what's inside, rather than out. It's important to value someone's personality in the early stages of a relationship rather than their outwardly appearances, the head of the company said. According to a national survey people between the ages of 25 and 39 in Japan say the main reason for staying single is because they haven't met the right person yet. Participants say the masks help boost confidence, another important quality in a mate. People come here looking for someone with personality, this person said. I wasn't judged by my appearance and I think I was more outgoing. The dating session lasted three hours with 19 men and 18 women chatting to each other for three minutes.

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No lip reading in this Tokyo speed dating service

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 01:04