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.

Censorship[edit | edit source]

USA Censorship[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

The Japanese version is completely uncensored.

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