Hideo Kojima Shows and Explains Original Design of Kojima Productions’ Mascot by Yoji Shinkawa

Hideo Kojima Shows and Explains Original Design of Kojima Productions’ Mascot by Yoji Shinkawa

Today Hideo Kojima showcased a little treat on Twitter, in the form of the original design by Yoji Shinkawa of Kojima Productions’ mascot character, Ludens.

Kojima-san also explained what the vision behind the design was when he asked Shinkawa-san to create it:

Incidentally, the new Twitter accounts for the studio have been opened, in English and Japanese.

The English account of the studio provided further color on what the design was intended to:

Below you can see the design in full resolution, compared with the latest image released by the studio.