For the film series, see The Legend of Zelda (film series).
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The Legend of Zelda series logo.

The Legend of Zelda series is a popular Nintendo series starring Link, Princess Zelda and Ganondorf (the wielders of the Triforce) in the land of Hyrule. It debuted on the NES in 1987 with The Legend of Zelda. On March 16, 2013, it was announced that Universal Studios-owned studio Illumination Entertainment (creators of Despicable Me), will produce an CGI-animated film adaptation of The Wind Waker movie on the big screen on April 15, 2016. The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass is also in development for April 6, 2018. Two more sequels have also been planned with The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks and The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures.