Capcom’s Monster Hunter collection is having a giant 12 months and, because of Capcom’s partnership with Netflix, that development continued this week. Unrelated to final 12 months’s live-action movie from Paul W.S. Anderson, an hour-long CG film titled Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild, which was introduced back in 2018, is now obtainable on Netflix.
Legends of the Guild follows a personality named Aiden and a gaggle of fellow hunters as they defend Aiden’s village from a fearsome Elder Dragon. Main the forged within the function of Aiden is Dante Brasco who’s greatest often called Rufio from Hook and Prince Zuko from Avatar: The Final Airbender. Different actors embrace Brando Eaton (Awkward., Dexter), Erica Lindbeck (The Owl Home, Pacific Rim: The Black), G.Okay. Bowes (Aggretsuko), and Brian Beacock (Beastars, Sword Artwork On-line).
Observe younger Aiden and his looking social gathering on an epic quest to guard his village from a fiery Elder Dragon!#MonsterHunter: Legends of the Guild is now streaming on Netflix.
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In contrast to the movie launched final 12 months, Legends of the Guild take extra direct inspiration from Monster Hunter World. From the character designs to the weapons and monsters, numerous the imagery seems to be prefer it was ripped straight out of the 2018 recreation. It’s good to see we get a greater have a look at what residing in a world stuffed with monsters is like, versus Milla Jovovich’s isekai journey within the theatrical Monster Hunter film.
That is the second story-focused Monster Hunter undertaking to launch in 2021, with the primary being Monster Hunter Tales 2: Wings of Spoil, which I reviewed in July. It’s an incredible introduction to the broader Monster Hunter collection and a good time for individuals who take pleasure in video games like Pokemon. You’ll be able to learn that assessment proper here, and when you’re at it, take a look at Jay Guisao’s assessment of Monster Hunter Rise.