“Jumbo” Mita Kenji has strong connections with WMDF. With Yamakita Norihiko and Kimura Yuto he joined WMDF 004 as the African percussion unit “N’Dana”. He also performed with the Zimbabwean band “Jenaguru”, whose junior branch are veterans of WMDF 005. Plus, he is the founder of the “African Drumming Circle Toya Toya”, who have been regular supporters of WMDF. Jumbo’s mission is to continue to demonstrate the joy of life through music, and especially through his passions for African rhythms and for picture books and story-telling.