monster-hunter-stories-ride-on-visual-001-20161001Get your weapon and Felyne partners, everyone. We’re hunting monsters!

Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they will stream Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On as part of their Fall 2016 simulcast lineup. The series will kicked off on October 1, at 8:00PM Pacific (11:00PM Eastern).

Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On will be available to subscribers in the following regions:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • South Africa
  • Iceland
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Denmark
  • Netherlands
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On is based on the upcoming Monster Hunter Stories 3DS game. The game and the series will revolve around “Monster Riders,” who travel the world taming monsters rather than hunting them. The show was unveiled in August, during Capcom’s Tokyo Game Show presentation.

Mitsuru Hongo (Deltora QuestSakura Wars: The Movie) is helming the anime adaptation at David Production, with Takuya Saito (Macross ZeroOutlaw Star) providing character designs. Natsuko Takahashi (Fantastic Detective LabyrinthYatterman (2008)) is in charge of series composition. KANJANI Eight will perform opening theme Panorama.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Naviloo: M.A.O
  • Ryūto: Mutsumi Tamura
  • Lillia: Minami Takahashi
  • Shuval: Ryota Ohsaka
  • Village Chief Omuna: Tetsuo Goto
  • Ayuria: Yui Makino
  • Dan: Junichi Yanagita
  • Simone: Nana Mizuki
  • Rivret: Tomokazu Sugita

Funimation announced that they acquired the license for Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On at Otakon.

Source: Crunchyroll