Below you will find the results of my research for social networking
websites in Japan
Gree.jp is the latest fad in social networking in Japan.
?mixi.jp is inclined toward entertainment.?
?Gocoo (pronounced Go-Ku) is Japan's first social networking community
site. By systematizing the communication of members by providing
online inter-personal communications as well as real-world "dinner
meeting", Gocoo promotes human communication that does not go against
manners and is safe and sound.?
Yubi-toma is a service specializing in finding alumni and old school
buddies. In your profile, you would write which school you used to go
to. You can see other users who went to same school. You can also call
Kanshin.com is a place where you can find friends via keyword. When
you register to this service, you will be given your own space (page).
You will add your favorite gadgets, books, movies, foods or any
keyword and give it your own version of description. Other people
would find you through these keywords, write comments about them and
link their own version of keyword to them, etc. etc.
Open Business Club
They have announced Japanese services in the near future.
A highly multilingual social network. openBC describes itself as a business tool..
A relatively new social networking service called .node, pronounced "dotnode?
Select Japanese (upper right hand corner)
?Founded in 1999 by ex-Goldman Sachs analyst Neeraj Jhanji, ImaHima
("Are you free now?") is a socializing and scheduling service enabling
mobile customers to locate and contact friends, schedule parties and
events, meet new people, and find information and activities based on
their current location via mobile phone (the service is now accessible
from PC as well).?
Social Networks boom in Japan
Social Networking services in Japan
Social Networking in Japan
"Social Network" in Japan
JAPANESE SOCIAL NETWORKING SERVICE
I hope this is helpful.