Jodaiko is a an organization comprised and run by students at the University of California Irvine. Every year Jodaiko has open auditions for performing members to comprise the group for the year. This is done during the fall quarter. When Jodaiko receives its new members, that group of performers is referred to as a "Generation". Jodaiko was founded in 1992 and currently has its 28th Generation of members.