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Investors seek out Japan's next hit app

TOKYO -- Japanese Internet startups are producing apps that have gained millions of users worldwide. Some of these venture companies are also attracting millions of dollars from investors hoping to get in early on the second coming of Line, whose online chat app has seen global success.

     TwitCasting is a smartphone app that lets users stream live video from their smartphones for free. "We wanted to create a video sharing service that everyone can use easily," Yosuke Akamatsu, founder &CEO of the app's developer, Moi, said.

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