Street Fighter 5 and Capcom veteran Yoshinori Ono is leaving the company after 30 years.
Ono stopped didn’t clarify why he was leaving but he added “new generation will continue taking care of the Street Fighter brand”.
“I’ve been with the Street Fighter brand for a long time, experiencing good times, bad times, and even non-existent times”
Ono joined CAPCOM in 1994, and worked initially on sound for several titles such as Street Fighter Zero. He then became the sound manager and sound director for various versions of Street Fighter III. He transitioned into the producer role for Shadow of Rome and Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams. In addition to Street Fighter, he has worked on such franchises as Onimusha and Monster Hunter.