Teruyuki Toriyama Leaves Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan

Teruyuki Toriyama has announced his departure from Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan, which will happen at the end of this year, we’ve learned. Toriyama announced the news on Twitter, thanking everyone for supporting him over the years and also that he would be continuing his career developing new IPs elsewhere.

Toriyama’s resume includes Bloodborne, the game’s expansion, The Old Hunters, Déraciné, and the recent remake of Demon’s Souls available on PlayStation 5, Toriyama also worked on Astro’s Playroom. He is also one of a handful of producers that have recently left Sony Japan, with Keiichiro Toyama, Kazunobu Sato, and Junya Okura all leaving to work together at Bokeh Game Studio, a new venture.