Unlike anime, it can be difficult in real life to find someone to spend the rest of your life with who has the same interests as you, and it is even more difficult for those who live in the largest cities in Japan and do not have time or for themselves. That's where services like Toracon come into play, as the company helps Japanese otaku find love, and according to the Japanese news website Daily, there have been more than 480 marriages by anime-loving couples since it opened in Japan! 2017!
Matchmaking services in Japan help people find love when they really don't have time to do so, and Toracon has registered around 700 members in the interagency database of more than 62,000 people across the country. Toracon also revealed that members get married within two months of starting the service, and it can't be helped - it costs more than 143,000 yen (about $ 1,311) after all to start the service with a monthly fee of 11,000 yen (about $ 101). And it's worth mentioning, that that's the cheapest subscription plan.
In 2020 alone, 185 marriages were registered using Toracon with a 61.6% marriage rate for its members, making it the highest performing service in the country and ranking among the top ten agencies in Japan out of a total. 2,650. A representative for Toracon stated that because most of the people using the service were already otaku, switching to online matchmaking due to the pandemic was not that difficult and even saw an increase in subscriptions using their new 'online matchmaking service. ”.
(C) デ イ リ ー ス ポ ー ツ