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Takeshi Nagareda is a hardware engineer working for Nintendo, specifically Development Group No. 2 of Nintendo Integrated Research & Development. Nagareda was most notably responsible for the circuitry of the DK Bongos, the motherboard and AV output circuits of the Wii, and was the project leader of the Wii Balance Board. In the late 1990s, Nagareda had several special thanks credits in games, including Metal Combat: Falcon's Revenge, Super Metroid, Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu, Mario's Tennis and Fire Emblem: Monshō no Nazo. Nagareda was also part of the Virtual Boy staff for Teleroboxer, and was the hardware director of Wii Fit.