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Toyokazu Nonaka is a producer for Nintendo EPD. Nonaka generally oversees spinoffs of the Mario franchise, including the Yoshi games, Mario Sports Superstars and Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle. He is credited under special thanks in Metroid: Samus Returns, and as a supervisor of original games in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. He worked at Konami before joining Nintendo in the early 2000s. Nonaka's first game with Nintendo was Yoshi Topsy-Turvy, for which he was a coordinator.