Communication options are limited as a Standard member.
You can message freely with premium members, but, between other Standard members, you’re limited to “showing interest”, sending blocked, unreadable messages, and adding profiles to your favorites.
Overall, if you’re looking for a Japanese match, you’ll benefit from using this site.
Sign up Process You could be signed up and chatting with Japan Cupid singles in the time it took you to read that last paragraph.
None of these features lead to conversation, unless of course one of you upgrades to Gold or Platinum.