The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia

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Dark Horse Comics, Apr 14, 2020 - Games & Activities - 276 pages
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Make sure to check out the other installments in this unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise with the New York Times best selling The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts and The Legend of Zelda: Encyclopedia. Also look for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild — Creating a Champion for an indepth look at the art, lore, and making of the best selling video game! 

Dark Horse Books and Nintendo team up to bring you The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise. This handsome digital book contains never-before-seen concept art, the full history of Hyrule, the official chronology of the games, and much more! Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong, Mario, and The Legend of Zelda, Shigeru Miyamoto, this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link's adventures from the creators themselves! As a bonus, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga — Akira Himekawa!

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User Review  - aryadeschain - LibraryThing

For a book this big, I actually expected a bit more of it than a really, really long explanation of all the games' stories, specially because they don't vary that much. For a book with such a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel.Estes - LibraryThing

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is can't-miss reading for all devoted Zelda fans. This compendium is a celebration of the art and worldbuilding of a cherished franchise now in its 4th decade. The ... Read full review

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25th Anniversary Special Illustration
Commemorative Merchandise Collection H H in in m + m H M M H H W H H H H H H M
Wrapping Things Up Eiji Aonuma

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About the author (2020)

Eiji Aonuma is a Nintendo game designer, director, and producer. He is the series producer and manager of The Legend of Zelda and won the Golden Joystick Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.

Akira Himekawa is the pseudonym of two female comic book and manga artists who have collaborated together since 1991. Their illustrating credits include The Legend of Zelda series, Astro Boy, and The Dragon Dreams of Twilight.

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