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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (1997)

Akumajo Dracula X: Gekka no Yasokyoku (original title)
Richter Belmont has vanished just as Castlevania reemerged from the mists. Meanwhile, Alucard, the bastard son of Dracula, has awakened from his eternal slumber, intent on destroying his evil father once and for all.

Director:

Toru Hagihara

Writers:

Koji Igarashi (scenario) (as Kouji Iga), Toshiharu Furukawa (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Belgrade Robert Belgrade ... Alucard (voice)
Ramsay Scott Ramsay Scott ... Richter Belmont (voice) (as Scott McCulloch)
Kimberly Forsythe Kimberly Forsythe ... Maria Renard (voice)
Michael Guinn ... Count Vlad Dracula (voice) (as Michael G.)
Barbara Whitlow Barbara Whitlow ... Succubus (voice)
Dennis Falt Dennis Falt ... Death / Master Librarian / Ferryman (voice)
Alison Lester Alison Lester ... Lisa Farenheights (voice)
Jeff Manning Jeff Manning ... Shaft (voice)
Ryôtarô Okiayu ... Alucard (voice)
Kiyoyuki Yanada Kiyoyuki Yanada ... Richter Belmont / Shaft (voice)
Chisa Yokoyama ... Maria Renard (voice)
Norio Wakamoto ... Dracula (voice)
Rica Fukami Rica Fukami ... Succubus / Lisa Farenheights (voice)
Masaharu Satô Masaharu Satô ... Death / Master Librarian / Ferryman (voice)
Hekiru Shiina Hekiru Shiina ... Faerie Familiar / Half-Faerie Familiar (voice)
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Storyline

In 1792, the vampire slayer Richter Belmont stormed Dracula's stronghold, the cursed bastion Castlevania, and eviscerated the Count Dracula. Four years later, under the glare of a full moon, Richter vanished just as Castlevania reemerged from the mists. Meanwhile, Alucard, the bastard son of Dracula, has awakened from his eternal slumber, intent on destroying his evil father once and for all. Written by J Hoffman

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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night See more »

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Trivia

First 32-bit entry in the Castlevania series. See more »

Quotes

Alucard: Father...
Dracula: Well met, my son! it's been a long time.
Alucard: I was hoping we would not see each other again. I can't allow you to leave here, father.
Dracula: You have ever been the ally of humans. Have you forgotten what they did to your mother?
Alucard: Think you I would forget such a thing? No. Neither do I see revenge against them.
Dracula: Still uttering the same nonsense. No matter. Now is the time to put aside your weak human side and join me in remaking this world!
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Alternate Versions

There are several areas that are only accessible on the Sega Saturn version in Japan, and one location that is only accessible through a bug as Richter in the Playstation version. See more »

Connections

Followed by Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

I Am the Wind
(Ending Theme)
Written by Tony Haynes, Jeff Lorber & Rika Muranaka
Arranged by Jeff Lorber & Rika Muranaka
Performed by Gerald Albright (sax), Louis Conte (percussion), Cynthia Harrell (lead vocal/back chorus),
Jeff Lorber (keyboards), Rika Muranaka (keyboards), Nate Phillips (bass),
, John Robinson (drums) & Michael Thompson (guitar)
Produced by Rika Muranaka
Recorded by Robert Chinelli, Eric Greedy, Jeff Lorber & Larry Mah
Mixed by Al Schmitt
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This Gothic game is a classic!!
9 November 2001 | by Mosquiton99See all my reviews

I love this game. It mixes my favorite aspects of side scrolling games like mega man with a great RPG system. Making the game a classic. The diologue and story are excellent. The graphics are great. It's just a cool game. It's a must have for sega saturn or sony playstation owners. If you like side scrollng games, rpg's, or vampire games etc. etc. GET THIS GAME!!


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