The origin of “Pyramid Head”


Masahiro Ito, the creative mind behind the creature design on Silent Hill 2, has recently shared with us, via twitter, the true origin of the well known Pyramid Head. This emblematic creature was designed based on a picture made by Masahiro Ito himself back in his “art university student days”, 18 years ago. Here’s the…

Ito’s Bubble Head Nurses


In the past few months, there have been some high detailed sculted statues from some well known creatures from Silent Hill 2. Iam talking, of course, about Pyramid Head and Bubble Head nurses. However, after the release of the classic versions of those statues, GECCO is releasing new alternate versions, such as Masahiro Ito’s one,…

Exclusive Masahiro Ito’s explanation about Bubble Head Nurse true meaning


Many theories have been given about the meaning of Bubble Head Nurses. However, Masahiro Ito, the creative mind behind the creatures of Silent Hill 2, comes with a true explanation about some details that not everyone might see in the game while fighting these ominous nurses. Masahiro Ito shared the following statement with us, via…

The White Hunter by Masahiro Ito


Masahiro Ito recently shared his latest artwork of Pyramid Head, he did for a Japanese Silent Hill: Book Of Memories campaign. The figure is “another Pyramid Head” the “White Hunter” seen on Silent Hill Origins OST art.  My new “Белый охотник” for a statue of Japanese SH:BOM campaign. The three prizewinners are going to get…

The Concept behind “Silent Hill 2 Bubble Head Nurses”


        Masahiro Ito, Creature, Art and Background designer in Silent Hill 1, 2 and 3, shares a bit more of what’s behind some of the concepts used for emblematic creatures on the series, such as the well known Nurses that, after making their appearence in the first Silent Hill movie back in…

Silent Hill Downpour coming to Japan


Silent Hill: Downpour finally arrives to Japan, with release set to November 8 and featuring Masahiro Ito’s cover. Konami announced they will bring Silent Hill: Downpour in Japan on November 8. While the game was a multiplatform title in the West, Konami will only release Silent Hill: Downpour for PlayStation 3 in Japan. Silent Hill: Downpour puts players in the…

Silent Hill Downpour Korean Cover by Masahiro Ito


Here is the Korean version of Downpour’s cover, designed by Masahiro Ito. For those who don’t know who he is, he was the art director of Silent Hill 1, 2 and 3, plus he was also the creature and background designer, which means that he’s the one responsible of the well known Pyramid Head and…