With Friday comes fan art! Today we have a more unconventional take on two of the franchise’s main characters, with deviantart user Pertheseus giving Zelda and Link an eastern theme. Specifically, the clothing and weaponry are typical of ancient Japan, kind of appropriate when you consider where The Legend of Zelda was created. It got me to thinking what an ancient Japan theme would look and feel like in an actual Zelda game. Traditionally, Link’s style has remained about the same, with the places and people surrounding him maintaining a more classic fairytale look than anything else.
Definitely a well done piece, with attention to detail evident. Although I think Link is already a bit of a ninja, I can’t help but yearn for a fully-fledged ninja Link. Pure awesomeness!