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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Himekawa)

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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Himekawa)
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Volume 1 cover
Writer(s) Akira Himekawa
Artist(s) Akira Himekawa
Publisher(s) North America VIZ Media
Japan Shogakukan
Federal Republic of Germany TOKYOPOP
French Republic Editions Soleil
Kingdom of Spain Normal Editorial
Italian Republic J-POP
Release date
Japan February 8, 2016

Volume 1
North America March 14, 2017[1]
Japan June 24, 2016[2]
Federal Republic of Germany November 17, 2016[3]
French Republic January 25, 2017[4]
Italian Republic October 18, 2017[5]

Volume 2
North America August 8, 2017[6]
Japan December 28, 2016[7]
Federal Republic of Germany June 15, 2017[8]
French Republic September 27, 2017[9]

Volume 3
North America March 13, 2018[10]
Japan May 26, 2017[11]
French Republic November 29, 2017[12]

Volume 4
Japan December 27, 2017[13]
ISBN Japan ISBN-13: 9784091423146
French Republic ISBN-13: 978-2-3020-5638-1

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess manga is a manga by Akira Himekawa loosely based on the story of Twilight Princess. The series was first released on February 8, 2016 in Shogakukan's Manga One app in Japan.[14] Each chapter will be released each Monday every two weeks. The manga is slated to be released in a series of four volumes. English, German, Spanish, and French versions are also set to be published.[15]

Himekawa started working on the manga in 2006, but it was never published due to the game's B rating in Japan.[16]

Characters Exclusive to the Manga

Midna's Father

Main article: Midna's Father

Midna's Father is shown in the manga's first chapter and is spoken of by his daughter, Midna.

Darpa

Main article: Darpa

Darpa is a prideful boy who had trained to be a swordsman alongside Link in his childhood.

Rioma

Main article: Rioma

Rioma is Link's childhood friend and fellow knight in training.

Zeu

Main article: Zeu

Zeu is another knight in training and friend of Link's from his younger days.

Gallery

References

  1. "Release March 14, 2017" — VIZ Media, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Volume 1, VIZ Media, retrieved December 23, 2016.
  2. "Book of Manga "Twilight Princess" Vol.1 will be released on June 24th in Japan." — Akira Himekawa, Akira Himekawa's Facebook, Facebook, published April 13, 2016, retrieved April 20, 2016.
  3. "Completed in four volumes, from 17.11.2016, € 6,50" — TOKYOPOP, The Legend of Zelda – Twilight Princess, TOKYOPOP, retrieved August 13, 2016.
  4. "Date de parution : 25/01/2017"Legend of Zelda - Twilight Princess 01, Editions Soleil, retrieved December 23, 2016.
  5. Le uscite J-POP del 18 ottobre!, J-POP, published October 10, 2017, retrieved October 12, 2017.
  6. "Release August 8, 2017"The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 2, VIZ Media, retrieved May 6, 2017.
  7. "Twilight Princess vol.2 will be published on Dec 28th in Japan."Twilight Princess vol.2, Facebook, published December 23, 2016, retrieved December 23, 2016.
  8. "TOKYOPOP Deutschland published it on June 15th" — Akira Himekawa, Information of Twilight Princess vol. 2, Facebook, published June 15, 2017, retrieved June 15, 2017.
  9. "Date de parution : 27/09/2017"Legend of Zelda - Twilight Princess 02, Editions Soleil, retrieved January 6, 2018.
  10. "This title will be released on March 13, 2018."The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Vol. 3, Amazon, retrieved July 15, 2017.
  11. "May 26, 2017"ゼルダの伝説 トワイライトプリンセス 3, Amazon Japan, retrieved May 27, 2017.
  12. "Date de parution : 29/11/2017"Legend of Zelda - Twilight Princess 03, Editions Soleil, retrieved January 6, 2018.
  13. "December 27, 2017"ゼルダの伝説 トワイライトプリンセス 4 (てんとう虫コミックススペシャル), Amazon Japan, retrieved January 6, 2018.
  14. "The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess manga series will start from February 8th on Japanese comic application Manga One by Shougakukan." — Akira Himekawa, Twilight Princess News, Facebook, published February 2, 2016, retrieved February 2, 2016.
  15. "The book of Twilight Princess Vol.1 will be released June 24th in Japan. It will also be released in English, German and Spanish." — Akira Himekawa, Twilight Princess Vol.1, Facebook, published June 22, 2016, retrieved June 22, 2016.
  16. "Back in December 2006, the original Twilight Princess received a CERO B rating – ages 12 and up – in Japan, which was why the manga stopped publishing in Shogakukan’s Gakunenshi magazines (seems to be aimed at grade schoolers, hence the termination)." — Brian, Zelda: Twilight Princess manga is happening, Nintendo Everything, published January 31, 2016, retrieved February 1, 2016.

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