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Takeshi Furuta is a public relations employee at Nintendo. Furuta worked in public relations and promotion for three F-Zero titles, Jump Superstars, Jump Ultimate Stars, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Kid Icarus: Uprising. He is credited under special thanks in Metroid: Zero Mission.
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