Toru Yoshida is a games director, artist and designer. Yoshida has been working with SEGA, Backbone Entertainment, Red Entertainment and Overworks. Yoshida's first published game was Phantasy Star II released in 1989. Then, Toru Yoshida went on to work on Tōgi Ō: King Colossus as the designer. Later, Yoshida also was part of the team who developed Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium published by SEGA for PC, Wii and Genesis. Most recently, Toru Yoshida was involved in the development of Sakura Wars 3.