VIZ Media Announces The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Manga Series

legendofzelda-twilightprincess-gn01VIZ Media, LLC has announced the publication of the manga adaptation of The Legend of Zelda’s most famous video game with the release of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess on March 14th.

Set for an exclusive print release, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is based on the classic Nintendo role playing, puzzle-solving, action video game series. The manga features story and artwork by creator Akira Himekawa, the team widely renowned for their previous Zelda manga adaptations. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Vol. 1 is rated ‘T’ for Teens and will carry a print MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN. Volumes will be released on a yearly basis.

Once upon a time, wizards tried to conquer the Sacred Realm of Hyrule. The Spirits of Light sealed the wizards’ power within the Shadow Crystal and banished them to the Twilight Realm beyond the Mirror of Twilight. Now, an evil menace is trying to find Midna, Princess of the Twilight Realm, and the fragments of the Shadow Crystal to gain the power to rule over both the Twilight Realm and the World of Light.

The Legend of Zelda manga series was created by Akira Himekawa, which is the pen name of two women known simply as A. Honda and S. Nagano. The pair created The Legend of Zelda manga series which was inspired by several games and story arcs in the Zelda video game series. To-date they have created ten manga adventures, which are published by VIZ Media, featuring Link and the popular video game world of The Legend of Zelda, including Ocarina of Time, Oracle of Seasons, Four Swords and more.