Capcom has been building hype for Monster Hunter Stories for a long time now, and the wait is almost over. The upcoming 3DS exclusive, which features more traditional RPG elements and colorful, toon-style visuals, is set to launch in Japan on October 8th. We're still waiting on confirmation of a Western release (please?), but in the meantime, Capcom has just released the game's exciting and beautiful opening cinematic. You can feast your eyes by clicking below!