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Easy-to-understand guide to Oh My Japan

Written by Patrick K
Last updated: January 18, 2015

Oh My Japan recently hit a new milestone-- more than 10,000 active members. Every day, more Japanese people interested in meeting foreigners (gaikokujin) join Oh My Japan.

With so many new faces, I wanted to make sure it is as easy as possible to start using the site. To this end, I collected and organized all our help information into a single page.

If you’re interested, check out our new how to use Oh My Japan page.

About the Author


Patrick is the Director of R&D at Oh My Japan. He hopes to make OMJ the best site on the Internet for English and Japanese speakers to connect with one another.

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