The folks at Funko are getting things in order with some new preorders in place for the Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On series. With a couple of figures out previously, they’ve now added four new preorders that you can see in group form below. The new additions include Frostfang, Ratha, Avinia, and Lute with Navirou. Each are priced at $10.99 and are planned for a release this month with them showing up at retail depending on distribution channels that are operating. You can see their preorder pages here.
The TV show was being produced at David Production with Mitsuru Hongo on board to direct based on the scripts and oversight from Natsuko Takahashi. Takuya Sato is on to design the characters for the adaptation.
The Japanese cast includes Mutsumi Tamura as Ryuto, M.A.O a Naviloo, Minami Takahashi as Lilia, Ryota Osaka as Cheval, Yui Makino as Ayuria, Ayaka Asai as Mil, Michiyo Murase as Hyoro, Yuuma Uchida as Jinny, Itaru Yamamoto as Stone and Takanori Ooyama as Nol.
Funimation previously secured international rights to home entertainment, video on demand and broadcast distribution of the title as part of its agreement with Fuji TV.
Plot concept: Lute, a cheerful and enthusiastic young boy, dreams of becoming the world’s top monster Rider, but getting there won’t be easy. Every step Lute takes brings a new challenge to overcome. Fortunately, he has his friends to help him along—Cheval, a fellow apprentice Rider, Lilia, a young girl who dreams of leaving the village and seeing the world, and Navirou, a loyal catlike companion.