On the day of the Picori Festival, Link and Princess Zelda go to watch the sword-fighting tournament. The winner is a strange man named Vaati, who has come to claim the Light Force which is sealed within the Bound Chest. When the Light Force turns up missing, Vaati turns Princess Zelda to stone! To save his friend, Link needs the power of the Picori Blade, but only a certain master swordsmith can reforge it. Can Link find the pieces of the broken sword before Vaati does?
Zelda no Densetsu: Fushigi no Boushi was published in English as The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, the eight volume in the The Legend of Zelda series, by VIZ Media under the VIZ Kids imprint, on December 1, 2009. The two books were also included in the 10-volume box set released October 25, 2011. The series was re-released, alongside Zelda no Densetsu: Mugen no Sunadokei, as the fourth volume of VIZ Media's The Legend of Zelda: Legendary Edition on May 9, 2017.
The Legend of Zelda game franchise has come so far since its debut, but despite its legendary status, rich history, and well-established characters, we still don't have a Legend of Zelda anime. It's about time that changed.