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Legends of Localization Book 1: The Legend of Zelda

by Clyde Mandelin

$29.00 USD
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Legends of Localization is making the jump to book form!

This first book takes a detailed look at the localization of the original Legend of Zelda and the differences between the Japanese and English versions, including graphics, audio, and even secret tricks which were removed from the English version.

  • 208 full-color pages
  • Hardcover with gold foil imprint and debossing
  • 'Obi'-style jacket / poster
  • Bonus postcard
  • Exclusive content not found online, including a look into re-releases of the first Zelda game to see how the localization process changed them over time
  • Also available separately: 'Passport to the Legend of Zelda', a helpful booklet full of Japanese tips and tricks and a full language guide for English-speaking fans who want to play through the original Japanese version.

The author, Clyde "Tomato" Mandelin, is a professional translator most known for his work on Attack on Titan, One Piece, Dragon Ball, Summer Wars, and Detective Conan/Case Closed. His notable hobby translations include MOTHER 3, Star Ocean, and Bahamut Lagoon.

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