16 Jul 2021 2:57 PM +00:00

A New Monster Hunter Animated Movie Is Coming To Netflix

Monster Hunter is in right now.

Recently, we were treated to a live-action adaptation of the fantasy fable while Monster Hunter Stories 2 just hit PC and Nintendo Switch last month.

The Capcom video game will be transformed into another film, this time animated and more closely related to the legendary franchise.

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New Monster Hunter Animated Movie Coming To Netflix

Titled Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild, the official plot synopsis for the forthcoming picture has been released:

In a world where humans and fearsome monsters live in an uneasy balance, young hunter Aiden fights to save his village from destruction by a dragon.
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The animated feature will tell the origin story for Aiden, showcasing his adventures facing an Elder Dragon before becoming Ace Cadet in Monster Hunter 4 and appearing in Monster Hunter World as the Excitable A-Lister.

Running for a modest 58 minutes, the feature will serve as the directorial debut for Steve Yamamoto. Yamamoto has previously worked as a visual effects supervisor for a range of movies, including Transformers and Justice League.

Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild will be available for Netflix subscribers on August 12.