Hamano Toki (born in 1994) is from Shizuoka, Japan. He is currently a second year student of the Opera Course at the RCS and studying under the tutelage of Scott Johnson. His study is generously supported by the RCS Scholarship and McGlashan Charitable Trust. He finished the Artist Masters at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2020 which was generously supported by The Leverhulme Trust and Japan public-private partnership student study abroad program. He previously studied vocal music under Makoto Koyashiki, Kazuhisa Tashiro, Akiya Fukushima, Neil Mackie and John Evans graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts in 2017.