In celebration of Capcom’s 30th anniversary, the iconic Monster Hunter Felyne will soon appear as a figure dressed as Mega Man. Before then, though, manufacturer Ichiban Kuji invites fans to get a peek behind the curtain where the figure's nine month design process is laid bare. From concept art to prototype molds, this report details all there is to know about the cat's conception.
We almost had a helmet with cat ears, by the way. In the end, however, it looked a little too much like Tango. See it for yourself in the above link!
Source: Ichiban Kuji