Akira Himekawa is the pseudonym of a duo of manga authors, who have worked together since 1991 and whose real names have never been revealed to the general public. While they have published other works, they are definitely recognized for being in charge of the adaptation to Multi-Titles of The Legend of Zelda (Zelda No Densetsu).
It is for its long trajectory that the event has been announced "Akira Himekawa Original Drawings - A Look Back at the Manga The Legend of Zelda", an exhibition that will expose more than 200 pieces of duo art, including a variety of original illustrations, in The facilities of the Kyoto International Manga Museum from next September 18.
The team began to adapt the games with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, which the Shogakukan publisher published for the first time in 1999. Since then they have covered a wide range of tickets, the most recent with a manga based on The Legend of Zelda : Twilight Princess, which is being published in several part of the world in several languages. As for the merchandise, the catalogs of the exhibition will be sold in the premises, and there will also be folders and postcards with the main visual elements created for the event.
Synopsis of The Legend of Zelda
The Legend of Zelda develops mainly in a medieval fantasy world inspired by Western Europe called Hyrule, which has developed a deep story and a wide geography along the numerous deliveries of the series. Much of the history of Hyrule's creation was revealed in games at Link To The Past, Ocarina of Time, The Wind Waker, Twilight Princess, Skyward Sword and Link Between Worlds. The main inhabitants of Hyrule are humanoids with pointed ears and aspect of elves called Hylians, among which are the player's character, Link, and the princess of the same name, Zelda.
Source: Comic Natalie
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