Universal Studios Japan had a considerable hit with this year's extended run of “Universal Cool Japan” attractions. And, like any hit, there's a sequel with Evangelion The Real 4D:2.0, Attack on The Real 2, Biohazard/Resident The Escape 2, and Monster Hunter The Real, running January 15 to June 26, 2016, and joined by a new Kyary Pamyu Pamyu KAWAII World "XR Ride," featuring a 360 degree virtual reality experience set to a up-tempo music from KPP collaborator Yasutaka Nakata. New visuals offer a teaser of what to expect.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica's Monster Hunter collaboration, previously presented on Frontier G last year, is now headed to the new iOS/Android version, Explore (aka XR). Running December 3-17, it will feature ravenous witch inspired mutated white rabbit beasts, driven crazy by the smell of candy, along with Madoka Ruban Armor, QB Ramoru amor, Homura Oruroju and Charlotte Doruche armor with healing and defensive bonuses.
On November 20, the Capcom Cafe opened up in Tokyo with the first game in its rotation: a menu focused on Monster Hunter, specifically Monster Hunter X.
Capcom is back with more cat cosplay (and a bit of teasing) in their winter Felyne spots for Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX. The Nintendo 3DS version of the cartoonish spinoff was released on September 10th. Get a look after the jump.
Capcom is cooking up a couple big collaborations for Monster Hunter X, which hits Nintendo 3DS in Japan on November 28. Thanks to some new trailers we can preview crossovers with upcoming TV anime Macross Delta and Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. Hit the jump for more.
Fuji TV has updated their plans for the TV anime tie-in to the Monster Hunter Stories RPG for Nintendo 3DS with news that David Production will be animating the show. The studio, which was founded in 2007, became a subsidiary of Fuji TV in 2014, and with the Monster Hunter news, Fuji TV is reiterating the intention to produce works with international appeal through David's work.