New 'Legend of Zelda' manga in the works by Akira Himekawa

The creative team of Akira Himekawa has announced a return to The Legend of Zelda manga series following a seven-year absence.

"2015, after 7 years … The Legend of Zelda manga series returns! Please support it!" the duo wrote on their website, as translated by Anime News Network. "Which version of me can you meet this time? Look forward to finding out!!" They also posted a new piece of art, below.

Akira Himekawa produced serialized adaptations of The Legend of Zelda video games, from 1999's Ocarina of Time to 2009's Phantom Hourglass. They returned to Hyrule in 2011 with a stand-alone prequel to Skyward Sword.

Viz Media has published all 10 collected volumes of Akira Himekawa's Zelda series in North America, and released a box set in 2011. The Skyward Sword prequel is included in the bestselling The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, published in 2013 in the United States by Dark Horse.

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