Despite The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia being released on January 29th it has become a New York Times bestseller, jumping up to number one on the “Advice and Miscellaneous Hardcover” list!
According to the official site, The Hyrule Historia is, in essence, the “Zelda Bible.” This 274-page collector’s item was created by Nintendo and published by Shogakukan on December 21, 2011 for Japan and in January 2013 by Dark Horse Comics for the west. It is made up of four sections:
-“The First Story” is an introduction to Skyward Sword and its world.
-“A Complete History of Hyrule” is the second section which gives the Zelda community the most sought-out information on the timeline and the tiny details such as Hylia’s bloodline and the diminishing of the Hylian race. It follows the order of events of the series chronologically.
-“Creative Traces” holds a great amount of official and concept artwork along with various sketches.
-The fourth section holds the Skyward Sword manga by Akira Himekawa, the leading author in charge of creating the manga of the Zelda series.
Hyrule Historia is currently available for around $20 (£13) on Amazon Zelda Fan get your hands on this fast!
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