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"Someone actually opened a page for Majora on TV Tropes!"
"I was like "WHY?? It doesn't even exist as a concrete product yet!"
— Miguel Bulteau on finding out his works has a TV Tropes page.
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Majora is a fan-made operatic adaptation of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask written and composed by Miguel Bulteau. Although currently in the early stages of development, the project has gained a large following since it surfaced on the internet in early 2012. The opera follows a Three-Act Structure, where each act corresponds to one of the three days in the original game.

The story of the opera is different from Majora's Mask, as Link is not present. Instead, the story centers on Kafei and Anju as Kafei searches for his missing Sun Mask before their wedding in three days, even as everything in the world is working against him. As this happens, the Happy Mask Salesman is also searching for another mask, one that must also be found within three days, but for an entirely different reason.

As the moon gets closer and without a hero to save the day, it becomes increasingly apparent that the world may not exist after three days. But this does not stop Kafei from his quest to fulfill the promise he made to Anju.

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More information on the project can be found by going to http://www.mbulteau.com and clicking the mask.

There are currently several demos and instrumental samples, which can be seen on the creator's YouTube page.

The project's blog can be found at http://majoraopera.wordpress.com/

Majora provides examples of the following tropes:


  • Age Lift: Pamela is a little girl in the game. In Demo #3, she is much older.
  • Basso Profundo: As shown in Demo #6, the Giants sing the "Giant's Aria" in bass.
  • Counter Point Duet: Demos #1 ("Council Fugue") and #5 ("Stock Pot Trio") are both examples, despite being trios. The lyrics consist of three parties arguing with one another, often times continuing to sing their lines beneath the other characters' melodies.
  • Creator Cameo: Miguel Bulteau appears in the demos: the first as the mayor, the second as a victim of Sakon, and the third as the Gibdo.
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  • Crowd Song: The "Clock Town Choir", showcased in Demo #7, is a song sung by many people in Clock Town.
  • Gender Flip: Captain Viscern is played by a woman in Demo #1. Miguel stated that he chose to do this because it helped to make the three performers of the song more distinct.
  • Madness Mantra: Majora repeatedly tells Skull Kid "You should play with your friends often" near the end of "Majora's Aria" in Demo #8.
  • Marionette Motion: In Demo #8, Majora controls Skull Kid's movements like a puppeteer pulling a marionette's strings in "Majora's Aria".
  • Never Trust a Trailer: At the end of Demo #4 ("Deku Palace Choir"), the monkey apparently dies when he is dunked into the boiling water. However, Demo #9 ("Swamp Quartet") shows that the monkey is alive and well afterward.
  • The Promise: As stated in Demo #7 ("Clock Town Choir & Kafei's Recitative"), the entire reason Kafei is searching for his mask is because of a promise that he made to Anju.
  • Stealth Pun: Sakon, in his aria shown in Demo #2, never says "suspicious," but he keeps rhyming with it.
  • The Voiceless: Based upon Demo #8, Skull Kid never speaks or sings. He only dances. Majora, however, has a female voice that is visible to the audience but not to the characters on stage.
  • With Lyrics: The opera takes instrumental pieces from the Majora's Mask soundtrack and adapts them with lyrics. Of the nine demos released so far, we have:
    • "Mayor's Council Room Fugato", which is Mayor's Meeting with lyrics.
    • "Sakon's Arietta", which is Marine Research Laboratory (also used for the Curiosity Shop, hence why it is associated with Sakon in the opera) with lyrics.
    • "Pamela's Arietta", which is Music Box House with lyrics.
    • "Deku Palace Choir", which is Deku Palace with lyrics.
    • "Stock Pot Trio", which is Inside a House with lyrics.
    • "Giant's Lament", which is Oath to Order and Giants' Theme with lyrics.
    • "Clock Town Choir and Kafei's Recitativo", which is primarily Clock Town but also includes the opera's love theme for Kafei and Anju, adapted from a segment of The End Credits.
    • "Majora's Aria", which starts as Majora's Mask Battle before becoming Majora's Incarnate Battle.
    • "Swamp Quartet", which is an extended version of Sonata of Awakening with lyrics.

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