The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is a Japanese RPG that was developed by Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development and published by Nintendo. The video game was released on June 6, 1993, due to Nintendo wanting the American release to be family friendly, sexuality was toned down.


USA Censorship[]

  • The Hippo’s sprite was modified for American release. In the American version Hippo’s sheet and breasts were digitally removed.
  • The line “When I was swimming in the bay, the waves swept away my swimsuit...If you find it, I'll give you my!” was changed to “When I was swimming in the bay, the waves took a very important necklace from around my neck! If you find it, I will let you take a scale from my tail!”. The item you find is also a scale instead of a swimsuit.
  • The line “Kyaa! Pervert! Pervert!” was changed to “I have already looked around here!”

Where to find it uncensored[]

The Japanese version is completely uncensored.