Adi Shankar Could Be In Talks To Make A New TV Series For ‘The Legend Of Zelda’

‘The Legend of Zelda’ may receive a new series.Credit: Ollie Barder

Producer Adi Shankar recently revealed that he is working on producing a new TV series based on a famous Japanese gaming property and it looks like it could be The Legend of Zelda.

While Shankar said that the official reveal of the series would be on November 16, according to The Wrap the series in question could be The Legend of Zelda.

If true, this would not be the first time the Zelda games have received their own series. Back at the end of the 80s, there was a 13 episode cartoon made for Zelda. Though this was mostly terrible, with utterly cringe-worthy dialogue.

What’s interesting now though is that back in 2015 Netflix already said that they were working on a Zelda series with Nintendo but that was later denied by Satoru Iwata.

In the time since Shankar has produced the successful animated adaptation of Castlevania also for Netflix and my guess is that this has probably helped to move things along.

I would be very curious to see what Shankar might come up with here, as the Zelda series is not something overly violent or gory.

However, the anime approach that Castlevania employs would definitely work very well with Zelda.

Personally, I would love to see Katsuya Terada return to Zelda and work on a new series if it is even happening.

His artwork brought many of the classic games in the series to life in a wonderful and unique way, while still staying true to what the Zelda games were all about.

Then there is the whole aspect of the incredibly complex timeline for the Zelda series and where you could start in terms of telling a story. Considering that we now know that games like Breath of the Wild (shown above) are at the end of the timeline, maybe this series could be set earlier and done more in-line with the classic games.

Regardless of what happens here, we will know once whatever this new series will be once it is announced on November 16.

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