While the U.S. Department of justice began an investigation of the manipulation of the price of bitcoin in Japan has revealed plans to launch 6 new cripture, from public companies listed on the Tokyo stock exchange, reports Ethereumworldnews.

This Money Forward, Drecom, Yamane Medical Corporation, Adways, Avex and Daiwa Securites Group. Currently more than 100 companies applied for the license of the exchange of cryptocurrency in Japan.

This popularity is not accidental. In the report the Agency Bloomberg says that Japan is a leader in world trade cryptocurrency, and the amount of cryptocurrencies owned by investors. Now the country has about 3.5 million traders. 80% of traders are young people aged 20 to 40 years.

The report also says that may 2014 trading volume of the cryptocurrency in Japan was $22 million, and in March 2017, the volume of trading is $97 billion, which means a manifold increase in volume in three years.