Mayuka Thais, a “Tokyoite Californian”, is an award winning singer-songwriter, artist, bilingual voiceover actor, art educator and motivational speaker for youth. Since the age of 5, she has recorded for clients including NHK, Columbia Music Entertainment, Polygon Records, Skip, SkyPerfect!TV, G-angle and Benesse. Dedicated to animal rights, she produced “When Elephants Cry”, a YouTube music video hit that prompted an invitation to sing at the L.A. Comedy Store for a recognition dinner of high profile celebrities who advocate freedom of elephants in captivity. Mayuka is excited to contribute her bouncy, energetic voice to the talented Ehon-ya family.