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Takamitsu Watanabe is a visual effects artist at Team Ninja. Watanabe was the effects art lead for Metroid: Other M, a collaborative effort between Team Ninja and Nintendo, among other companies. A majority of the games Watanabe has designed for are Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden titles, among others. These include Dead or Alive: Dimensions and Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water, both of which include Metroid cameos.