Japan wants people to go on dates and increase the birth rate. There are fewer babies in Japan. Artificial intelligence will match couples. This will cost $19 million to start. Japan has many matchmaking services. A worker matches people. The AI project will automate this system. It will give better matches.
The government wants to increase Japan's population. Its fertility rate is one of the lowest in the world. The government wants to increase the birth rate. The population is ageing quickly because people are living longer. There are fewer younger workers to pay for the pension and welfare of retired people.