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Hata Toshiki

Hata Toshiki was born on October 5, 1976, the Year of the Dragon, and is a native of Shimane Prefecture. He was exposed to Shinto music and dancing and traditional Japanese drumming at a young age and played percussion in his school bands in middle school and high school. He first started playing drums in a rock band when he was a senior in high school. Hata moved to Tokyo when he was 18, playing drums and percussion in a score of amateur bands. He formed the band Scope in 1998 and was a member until 2003. In 2003, he played with Incidents Tokyo on Sheena Ringo's Sugoroku Ecstasy Tour and began officially performing as a member of Incidents Tokyo the following year in 2004. Hata is known for his manic, vibrant drumming, earning him the nickname "The Prodigal Son.”