Monster Hunter Stories is a role-playing spinoff of the Monster Hunter series for the 3DS aimed at a younger audience. It features a younger protagonist who raises monsters to work with it.
The game includes amiibo based on the monsters that appear in the game in tandem with character plus the Felyne mascot, Nabiru. The first wave includes
One-Eyed Rathalos and Male Rider
One-Eyed Rathalos and Female Rider
The second wave, launching in December, includes:
Cheval riding a Rathian
Ayuria riding a Barioth
Dan riding a Qurupeco
Alongside the release of the game, there will be an anime called Monster Hunter Stories: RIDE ON, produced by David Production. Funimation will be handling North American streaming and distribution rights.
On the September 1, 2016 Nintendo Direct, Nintendo revealed that a Link costume for the main character in the game.