The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Manga)

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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Manga)
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Cover for the first volume of the manga

Games

Cost

¥ 150 - ¥ 1,599 (Japan)

Release Date

Volume 1
Japan Flag May 27, 1994

Volume 2

Japan Flag September 27, 1994

Credits

Publisher

Japan Flag Enix

Author

Ataru Cagiva

Artist

Ataru Cagiva

Attributes

Length

Volume 1 - 186 pages

Volume 2 - 190 pages

Size

21.2 x 15.4 x 1.8 cm

ISBN

Media

Gallery

This is a two-part manga for Link's Awakening that was released only in Japan. This manga was written and illustrated by Ataru Cagiva. The plot very closely follows the story of the game, other than a few slight differences. It is in black and white but still very nicely illustrated. This first volume of this manga was released in Japan on May 27, 1994 and the second volume was released on September 27, 1994. This manga also was serialized in GFantasy magazine.

Alternative titles

  • The Legend of Zelda: Dreaming Island
  • Zelda no Densetsu: Yume o Miru Shima (Japanese)
  • ゼルダの伝説~夢をみる島~ (Japanese)

Synopsis

Link's ship, while sailing away from Hyrule, is struck by lightning. He ends up as a castaway on the uncharted Koholint Island, where he meets new friends and foes and is faced with a huge dilemma if he ever wants to go back to his homeland. While on the island, Link helps its many inhabitants by recovering the Eight Instruments of the Sirens and waking the Wind Fish.

Chapter

Volume 1

  1. "The Dreaming Island"
  2. "The Island's Peace"
  3. "A Promise With Marin"
  4. "Soldier Nakura"

Volume 2

  1. "The Truth is Revealed"
  2. "The Messenger of Awakening"
  3. "Felicia's Burden"
  4. "Separation"
  5. "A New Journey"

Original characters

Gallery

References

  1. http://historyofhyrule.com/publications/manga_la1_jp/index.html
  2. http://historyofhyrule.com/publications/manga_la2_jp/index.html