Zelda Hyrule Historia Encyclopedia To Detail The History Of Hyrule


Zelda’s 25th anniversary celebration is still in full swing. In Japan, Nintendo recently revealed a Hyrule Historia artbook-cum-encyclopedia for The Legend of Zelda series. Shogakukan will be publishing it on December 21st.


Chapter 1 of the Hyrule Historia will go into the story of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and the history of Hyrule. chapter 2 covers the evolution of Hyrule throughout the entire series. Finally, chapter 3 consists of concept art from each Zelda game.


In addition to this, also included is a 32-page Skyward Sword manga. Hyrule Historia will cost 3,255 yen when it releases in Japan. A translated version for overseas release hasn’t been announced thus far.


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.