How to Join OMJ and Meet Japanese People

1. Sign up for a free account.

Select your goals when you join. Choose as many as you want.

  • Friendship
  • Language study
  • Teaching
  • Romance
  • Being a tour guide

OMJ's features change based on the goals you select.

For example, if you're interested in language exchange but not romance, don't select romance and romance-related contact will automatically be blocked.

2. Confirm your email address.

When you register, we will send you an email. Click the link in the email to finish registration.

We verify email addresses to make sure that we can send you an email when OMJ members send you messages.

3. Complete your profile.

There are profile sections for each goal you select (language exchange, romance, etc.) Fill out each section so that people with similar goals can learn about you.

All members must complete all sections of their profiles before they can send messages. This way, when you receive a message from an OMJ member, you can check out their profile to learn about them.

4. Wait for your profile to be approved. (within 24 hours)

To prevent robots and abusive people from using OMJ, all profiles must be approved by OMJ staff before members can send messages.

Be sure to follow the rules when completing your profile.

5. Start talking to new people!

After your profile is approved, you can start conversations with up to two new members a week for free. To start more than two conversations per week, please purchase a paid membership for unlimited access.

No matter how many messages you receive, you can always reply without limit-- on OMJ, only starting new conversations is restricted for free members.

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