See the image above? It’s an image that Monolith Soft have up on the front page of their website, ripped by ever-vigilant RPG lovers on the net. Judging by the name on the bottom-right of the image, it was drawn by Yasuyuki Honne, art director on the Baten Kaitos games and concept artist on Xenoblade Chronicles.
There’s no way to tell, but perhaps this is a hint at Monolith’s next project? The studio is currently hiring additional staff. This recruitment drive began back in December when they announced they were hiring for a wide range of vacant positions.
At the time, the following image was displayed on their recruitment page, where it still exists today: