Monster Hunter is a hugely popular series outside of America (though it is gaining in popularity), and Did You Know Gaming recently took a look at some of the game's more obscure factoids.

The video below details why the game is structured the way it is, and how a street-cook cat is Chinese in a subtle way.

Some of the tidbits from the video below were sourced from a recent interview we did with Monster Hunter producer Ryozo Tsujimoto. You can read the full interview by heading here.

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[Source: Did You Know Gaming on YouTube]