Hayato Sonoda is a games composer who started the games industry career in 1900. Since then, Sonoda has been working with Aksys Games, Konami Digital Entertainment, Nihon Falcom and Nihon Falcom Corporation. Sonoda started as the composer of Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection. Next, Hayato Sonoda worked on Ys: The Ark of Napishtim taking on the role of composer. Later, Sonoda also was part of the team who developed The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd published by Marvelous USA, Inc. for PC. Most recently, Hayato Sonoda was involved in the development of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III.