Legends of Localization Book 1: The Legend of Zelda
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Book 1 takes an in-depth look at the localization of the original Legend of Zelda and highlights the contrasts between the Japanese and English versions, including graphics, audio and even secret tricks which were removed from the English version!
Clyde "Tomato" Mandelin, the author, is a professional translator 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.
- 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