Kanda Fumio is a producer based in Tokyo. Previously, she was a journalist in New York City, London and Shanghai. She specializes in sharing the stories of people distressed by war and conflict. She has covered people such as a former Japanese soldier left behind on a Pacific island for decades and a Japanese American who tracked down her relatives in Japan. She strives to find ways to tell stories that matter, with a focus on the similarities, rather than the differences, in people, wherever they come from.