About TwitCastingAbout TwitCasting

Biggest live streaming platform with over 50% of college students in Japan.

TwitCasting is a mobile, social live streaming service. With a smartphone, you can live stream from anywhere, anytime. Since launch 8 years ago, our user base has grown to more than 25MM. Among them are 1.4 million college students, more than half of the college students in Japan.

Overseas expansionOverseas expansion

Many users came from outside Japan from just word of mouth.

TwitCasting users are from all around the world. Many are from English, Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries. TwitCasting is designed so that it can stream even when the bandwidth is very low. It is so versatile that it's been used to broadcast from protests on the street of Brazil, as well as by Brazilian diva Ivete Sangalo who has 9 million followers. All of this growth has come from word of mouth and having a great product.


Company Moi Corporation
Founded Feb 29, 2012
(company split by sidefeed, Inc.)
Capital 769,800,000 JPY
(Capital Surplus Reserve: 575,000,000 JPY)
(Global HQ)
Kandatsukasacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo JAPAN 101-0052
(US branch)
530 Lytton Ave 2nd Floor, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA


Yoski Akamatsu

Founder & CEOYoski Akamatsu

Yoski has been working as an architect of the web services and is still the core engineer on "TwitCasting" development. He is an expert in iPhone and Android applications as well as in scalable server side programming.

Hiroyuki Shibaoka

DirectorHiroyuki Shibaoka

Hiroyuki is very experienced in developing server side software with short transactions and secure payment transactions. He is engaged in developing the core communication system on TwitCasting, as well as working as an advisor on the system development.

Hiroyuki Shibaoka
Yuzuru Honda

DirectorYuzuru Honda

Yuzuru Honda is the Founder & Global CEO of FreakOut Holdings, inc., which he founded in October 2010. He manages the company's fast-growing business around the world.