Previously director and producer for four Japanese game companies and two Korean game companies, including Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., and Tecmo Co., Ltd. (presently Koei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd.).
Director for “Doko Demo Issyo” at Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., which was the recipient of numerous awards including the 1999 Multimedia Grand Prix Minister of International Trade and Industry Award and the fourth Japan Games Award.
Ten years after its release, with continuing sequels and the cumulative copies in the series exceeding two million, “Doko Demo Issyo” has firmly established itself as a long hit series. Takahashi possesses a broad understanding of the community gleamed from time spent in the online gaming industry in both Korea and Japan, coupled with abundant experience and knowledge in developing and managing online games.
Worked at Toshiba Corporation and SPACE SHOWER NETWORKS INC. and served as the head of programming at Nikkatsu Corporation before joining AMATA K.K. in 2015.
He has planned and produced the drama “Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light,” which was well received and became a hit distributed in 180 countries on Netflix. He has also produced the movie “Brave Father Online – our story of FINAL FANTASY XIV”; the dramas “Yuube wa Otanoshimi Deshitane”, “Toshi no Sakon”, and “Enjiya”; and the stage play “The Stage Play: Shall We Play A Game? x Knives Out”, and continues to expand his activities within the entertainment industry.
Served as Head of Research And Development Headquarters, Executive Officer, Managing Director and CTO, etc. at Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., while additionally serving as Overseer for Playstation 2 Hardware and Broadband operations.
After retiring from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Okamoto became involved in the management of technology venture companies in Japan, America and Asia, in the form of technical and management strategy adviser, consultant and director etc.