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So, what is .moe anyway?

.moe is a New Top Level Domain similar to .com and .net.  BUT…

.moe is more than just a domain, it is a new online identity! 

The word “moe” (in Japanese: “萌え”; pronounced as “moh-ay”) is a slang word rooted deep in the Japanese Otaku culture. It has often been used to mean a particular type of “adorable” or “cute” towards fictional characters, people, animals, etc. “moe” is a very versatile word that can be used as a noun, a verb, and even an adjective.

Who can register a .moe domain?

Yes! .moe is a completely open domain with no restrictions or validation requirements.

How do I become a Registrar or Selling Partner?

To register domain names under the .moe TLD, you must become an accredited registrar with Interlink Co., Ltd. or work with with an existing accredited registrar. To signup, or request information on how to become a registrar, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Do you have a logo?

The Registry is working hard to get users involved in making “.moe” their (the users’ domain). Currently we are running a Logo Contest. The official logo will be send out shortly before Sunrise. We do have a Temporary logo that is available upon request.

What is the Start & End date of each launch phase with time and time zone?

The full Launch Schedule is as follows:

Sunrise Period: 2014/5/13 (02:00 UTC) – 2014/6/13 (15:00 UTC)
Landrush Period: 2014/6/17 (15:00 UTC) – 2014/7/18 (15:00 UTC)
General Registration Period: 2014/7/22 (02:00 UTC)




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