Zelda: Twilight Princess Manga's Monday Debut, Semimonthly Schedule, Visual Unveiled

posted on 2016-02-03 12:00 EST
Akira Himekawa's earlier Zelda manga gets 5-volume "Perfect Edition" this year

The official website of manga creator duo Akira Himekawa revealed on Tuesday that their new manga The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will begin serialization on Shogakukan's MangaONE app on Monday, February 8 at midnight. Shogakukan revealed that the manga will serialize every other week and presented a visual, confirming the manga's title.

Akira Himekawa also revealed that their earlier manga of The Legend of Zelda will get a "Perfect Edition" release, and it will contain manuscripts of the manga that have never been published before. It will be published in five volumes. Akira Himekawa's official website will provide more information in the future.

The new work will be the pair's return to drawing The Legend of Zelda manga after an eight-year hiatus.

The duo previously revealed a picture announcing a new Legend of Zelda manga in July, and had said at the time that they planned to debut the manga in 2015.

The text on the picture reads:
"2015, after 7 years … The Legend of Zelda manga series returns! Please support it!"
"Which version of me can you meet this time? Look forward to finding out!!"

Himekawa serialized The Legend of Zelda manga series from 1998 to 2008. The duo drew a prologue to The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game in 2011.

Viz Media published 10 volumes of Himekawa's previous Zelda manga in North America, including The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask, Oracle of Seasons, Oracle of Ages, Four Swords, The Minish Cap, A Link to the Past, and Phantom Hourglass.

Himekawa also drew manga adaptations of Legend of Crystania, Nazca, Astro Boy - Tetsuwan Atom, and Brave Story. Their Gliding REKI manga series was a finalist in the 2007 Japan Media Arts Festival. More recently, they worked on the manga adaptation of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

Source: Dream News

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