Kojima reveals the origins of Metal Gear Solid’s Cyborg Ninja

Thursday, 27th October 2011 01:10 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima has shared a sketch – a “graffiti” – by long-time series artist Yoji Shinkawa, which was the genesis of Metal Gear Solid’s cyborg ninja.

A cyborg ninja character of some kind has appeared in every core Metal Gear game since. See the full sketch through the break.



  1. Iceman-1992

    Cold someOne please remind me where a cyborg ninja was in mgs3 and peacewalker?

    #1 3 years ago
  2. tmac2011

    MGS1 and the twin snakes version

    #2 3 years ago
  3. manamana

    Talking of Ninjas …. what the heck happened to Rising?

    #3 3 years ago
  4. YoungZer0

    That’s a sketch from one of the official artbooks, nothing really new about it. o_O

    #4 3 years ago

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