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Takashi Ito is an artist at Nintendo. Ito has created artwork for many major Nintendo games. He was also a character designer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) and its sequel, Battle Nexus. He is credited under special thanks in Metroid Prime 2: Echoes. Before joining Nintendo, Ito also worked at Sega, Konami and Capcom.