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Legend of Zelda: Complete Animated Series
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The complete series on DVD for the first time!
Link is back to protect Princess Zelda and the Triforce of Wisdom from the clutches of the evil Ganon. The Legend Of Zelda The Complete Animated Series (spawned from the massively popular and influential 80s Nintendo game) is an exciting classic that captures all of the adventure, action and nostalgia that makes The Legend Of Zelda a beloved fan favorite! The Legend Of Zelda The Complete Animated Series (all 13 episodes) is available for the first time on this expansive 3-Disc Set.
The animated series The Legend Of Zelda debuted in 1989 on Fridays during The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! week-daily broadcast. It originally aired in conjunction with the first Legend Of Zelda game release and breathes life into the characters of Link, Princess Zelda and the evil wizard Ganon fleshing out their personalities with a little bit of romance and a dash of humor.
Like the game itself, each episode follows the adventures of Link as he bravely defends the kingdom of Hyrule from the evil wizard Ganon and his dim-witted minions, yet also manages to find time to try to steal a kiss from Zelda. EPISODES: The Ringer Cold Spells The White Knight Kiss N Tell Sing For The Unicorn That Sinking Feeling Doppelganger Underworld Connections Stinging A Stinger A Hitch In The Works Fairies In The Spring The Missing Link The Moblins Are Revolting
SPECIAL FEATURES *Selected Original Live-Action Segments from The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! *Interactive Legend Of Zelda Match Game *Legend Of Zelda Trivia Quiz *Downloadable Character Sketch Gallery
Inspired by the popular 1980s Nintendo game, The Legend of Zelda: The Complete Animated Series contains 13 enjoyable, self-deprecating adventures featuring haughty Princess Zelda and her frustrated, would-be suitor and courageous ally, Link. Guardians of the Triforce of Wisdom, a powerful object that sits, curiously unguarded, in Zelda's castle, the stuck-up princess and grousing Link are forever fending off assaults by the evil Ganon, a sort of underworld demon. Ganon wants the Triforce of Wisdom because he possesses a similar Triforce--together, the magical items would make him all-powerful. While there's a lot of sword-and-sorcery action, the tone of Legend of Zelda's short pieces is unmistakably comic, driven by a constant and unrelieved romantic tension between the two leads. Link is constantly saving Zelda's hide, ever-hopeful of a kiss, while Zelda keeps him on tenterhooks, leading him right to the brink of satisfaction and then well, maybe next time. Among the best episodes is "The White Knight," in which Zelda's infatuation with a vain, preening demon-slayer sends an irritated Link packinguntil the interloper refuses to rescue Zelda because he might get his clothes dirty. Each episode features the original Mario Brothers introduction from the Super Mario Bros. Super Show. --Tom Keogh
- 13 episodes on three discs
- Interactive match game
- Original live-action openings and closings from The Super Mario Bros. Super Show
- Illustrators guide slide show
- CD-ROM: download of illustrators guide
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Top customer reviews
Of course, I missed many episodes on the "first run."
I was hoping I could find the Zelda cartoons when that internet movie streaming company that starts with an N and ends in an x optioned Super Mario... Alas- my hopes were dashed.
When I saw this on Amazon, I first thought that the price was too high, but after building up a few prime no rush shipping credits, it seemed more worthwhile, now I just need to figure out how to save it for eternity... I know it is in my temporary internet files somewhere.....
Each episode is 15 minutes in length because the original show was part of Captain N and the video game masters. Each morning you'd get a different line-up, of either a Mario Bros episode, Legend of Zelda, or Captain N (which combined several games.)
This is an item best for total Zelda nuts (deku-nuts) who watched the cartoon as a child. It's typical of every Saturday morning cartoon show, somewhat removed from the source material (understandably) although it does include video game sound effects.
Link is characterized as a rather narcissistic young man with an attitude, which might annoy some people.
Excuuuuuusssseee me, Princess!