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Digital Frontier (株式会社デジタル・フロンティア Kabushiki gaisha Dejitaru Furontia ) is a motion picture production company in Japan with a distinguished large scale CG production department, and a motion capture studio called "OPAKIS" in Odaiba, Tokyo. The motion capture for Metroid: Other M was recorded by Digital Frontier. Motion capture has been recorded for many other video games as well, such as the 2002 remake of Resident Evil, Castlevania: Curse of Darkness, Lost Odyssey, Yakuza 4, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For Super Smash Bros., Digital Frontier animated the CG portions of character reveal trailers trailer, a few of which feature Samus Aran. They later returned for Ultimate to animate the character reveal trailers, including A Piercing Screech (Ridley 's reveal trailer) and the "World of Light" opening and ending cutscenes, which also feature Samus. The director of these cutscenes was Yohei Shimozawa.
Kaori Onodera and Taiki Ebisawa, an animator and modeler (respectively) at Polygon Pictures for Other M, worked at Digital Frontier before the game's development. Hiroaki Sato, a technical assistant and motion capture actor at Digital Frontier, portrayed an unspecified character(s) in Other M.
In addition to Japan, Digital Frontier has subsidiaries in Malaysia and Taiwan.