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Nintendo Official Guidebook—The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Vol. 1, along with Vol. 2, is Nintendo's guidebook for the Japanese version of A Link to the Past. It was published under Shogakukan's Wonder Life Special label. There are two volumes in total.


The walkthrough covers from the beginning of the game up till Swamp Palace. Contains: a fold-out map, a chart detailing weapon effectiveness on eneimes, detailed maps, a list of items, a list of characters, a list of enemies, an interview with the development team, and a section about the making of the TV advertisement. The guidebook is filled with both illustrations and real-life photoes.


Planning & Editing:

  • Shigesato Itoi (Ape) (糸井重里(APE))
  • Ryo Kagawa (Ape) (加川良(APE)
  • Ultra (ULTRA)
  • Yutaka Noguchi (野口豊)
  • Satoshi Kajiwara (梶原智)
  • Junko Fukuda (福田純子)
  • Shigeo Tanabe (田辺茂男)
  • Ryuji Ōsawa (大澤竜二)

Cover Design:

  • Masaharu Takata (Lucky-Nice) (高田正治(ラッキーナイス))

Book Design:

  • Isamu Ishimura (石村勇)


  • Hiroshi Seito (清藤宏)


  • Orion Press (オリオンプレス)
  • PPS Stock Photo Agency (PPS通信社)
  • Bon Color Photo Agency (ボンカラー・フォト・エージェンシー)
  • Tsuneo Kitamura (北村凡夫)


  • Nintendo (任天堂)


  • Nintendo (任天堂)
  • Ape (APE)


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JapanJapanese任天堂公式ガイドブック「ゼルダの伝説 / 神々のトライフォース」[上] (Nintendō Kōshiki Zeruda no Densetsu / Kamigami no Toraifōsu (Jō))[1]Nintendo Official Guidebook—The Legend of Zelda: Triforce of the Gods (Vol. 1)
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  1. (Shogakukan) pg. Copyright Page

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