Akiko Miyano is a Nintendo employee who was credited under special thanks from NCL in Metroid Prime and Metroid Prime 2: Echoes. These are her only two credits to date, and nothing else is known about her, including whether she remains at Nintendo as of 2018. She has the fewest credits of anyone credited under special thanks in either game. She shares her first name with Akiko Furukawa-Laban and Akiko Isobe; a communication coordinator at Retro Studios and a producer at Polygon Pictures, respectively. Furukawa-Laban was also involved with Echoes; Isobe was not.