Grasshopper Manufacture has been hard at work developing Killer is Dead, which will be released later this year on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

That hasn't stopped the studio's CEO Goichi Suda - more commonly known as Suda51 - from teasing his next game, though. In an interview with Famitsu, the developer showed off some concept art for an as yet unannounced action game, which features a character who looks rather familiar.

It's not the clearest image you'll ever see, and the girl in question is covering half her face with an oil-paper umbrella, but she certainly bears a striking resemblance to Shinobu - one of the assassins from the No More Heroes franchise. Adding more fuel to the speculation is the fact the images were drawn by Yusuku Kozaki, the artist behind the other No More Heroes titles.

This new project could be a fully-fledged sequel to No More Heroes, a spin-off or a completely different game entirely - we'll just have to wait and see.

The original No More Heroes was released on Wii and was later ported to other consoles - the game's success lead to No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle, which carried on the story of Travis Touchdown.

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