Viz Media recently announced its fifth deluxe edition of the Legend of Zelda manga series, based on the Nintendo property franchise, set for this summer. This latest edition shall come forth on July 11th, as The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords – Legendary Edition.
In Four Swords, Link finds himself broken into four different versions of himself – Green, Red, Blue and Violet Link – and pitted against a fifth, the malevolent Shadow Link who has kidnapped Princess Zelda. The Links must find the Four Sword, the only thing that can combine them so that they are strong enough to stop Shadow Link and save the princess – and the world!
The Legendary Editions adapt Akira Himekawa’s 10-volume manga series based on the classic Nintendo role-playing, puzzle-solving, action video game into a line of deluxe omnibus 2-in-1 editions that each feature new cover art and color illustrations. The earlier Legend of Zelda legendary edition includes the Ocarina of Time, Oracle of Seasons/Oracle of Ages, Majora’s Mask/A Link to the Past, Minish Cap/Phantom Hourglass. The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords – Legendary Edition is the fifth release in the Legendary Edition series.
The Legend of Zelda manga series is created by Akira Himekawa, which is the pen name of two women known simply as A. Honda and S. Nagano. The pair created the manga series, inspired by several games and story arcs in the Zelda video game series. Currently, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is the latest and ongoing manga series based on the beloved Nintendo video game, with story and artwork also by Akira Himekawa.
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords: Legendary Edition manga is rated ‘A’ for All Ages and will carry with a MSRP of $17.99 U.S. / $24.99 CAN.