Founded by Emmy-nominated writer and producer Jiro C. Okada, Toronto-based Tokimeki Studio Inc. specializes in the development and production of animated family entertainment.We are committed to crafting stories that inspire the young to think about the impact they can make because change begins with an impassioned heart.

Tokimeki is a Japanese word that describes an uncontainable sense of excitement, joy, and love – the feeling that audiences associate with our properties and the endearing characters that live within them.

Jiro C. Okada

Founder / Creative director

Jiro C. Okada is an Executive Story Editor, Writer and Producer with animation production credits spanning hundreds of episodes that have been aired worldwide over the past 15 years.Jiro forged his diversified career path during an eight-year tenure with award winning Guru Animation Studio in Toronto. He was an integral part of Guru’s production and creative teams on numerous productions including JUSTIN TIME, PAW PATROL, DINOPAWS and TRUE AND THE RAINBOW KINGDOM.Jiro’s work on JUSTIN TIME GO! as Head Writer/Story Editor garnered a 2017 Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program.Prior to Guru, Jiro worked at Ocean Productions Inc. in Vancouver, his hometown, where he produced the English adaptations of popular Japanese anime titles including DEATH NOTE, GHOST IN THE SHELL and BLACK LAGOON.Jiro is based in Toronto and is represented by the Jennifer Hollyer Agency.

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