Online dating sites like don’t really have clear equivalents in Japan, at least not ones that people talk about using openly.
Online dating is still less common here and even a little frowned upon.
According to Omiai-jp.com’s Facebook app page, it is the biggest online dating service in Japan to leverage the Facebook social network.
But thanks to the rise of social networks, especially Facebook, more people feel safe about meeting someone new online.
Here are just a few social online dating services that leverage Facebook, in no particular order.
Users can check each other’s profile for a limited time, just until the end of the day (for 16 hours).It takes three coins (one coin is roughly ) to tap on the ‘I might like you’ button. The word ‘Omiai’ refers to a Japanese custom where individuals are introduced to each other as potential marriage material.