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Naoko Saeki is a Nintendo employee who was credited under special thanks in Metroid: Zero Mission. She was also credited under special thanks in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$!, WarioWare: Touched! and Pokémon LeafGreen and FireRed Version. Saeki was involved in the pre-production development of Nintendo Puzzle Collection, released only in Japan in 2003.