Akumajou Dracula X - Gekka no Yasoukyoku © 1997 Konami Co., Ltd.
Having been awoken from his eternal slumber by the reappearance of Akumajou Dracula, his father's magical castle, Alucard must once again face his destiny. Evil has arisen and Richter Belmont, the famous vampire hunter, has disappeared along with his fiancee, Maria.
Take control of Alucard as he plumbs the depths of Akumajou Dracula to search for the cause behind its sudden reappearance. Along the way Alucard can re-aquire his vampiric powers as well as using weapons, potions and other magical items. But he'll have to conserve his energy for the long battle against hordes of hideous undead and other minions of darkness. The war continues...
Game ID: SLPM-86023
Released on March 20, 1997 in Japan.
[JP] "Akumajou Dracula X - Gekka no Yasoukyoku [Model SLPM-86073]" (1998)
[JP] "Akumajou Dracula X - Gekka no Yasoukyoku [Model SLPS-87328]" (2003)
[US] "Castlevania - Symphony of the Night [Model SLUS-00067]"
[EU] "Castlevania - Symphony of the Night [Model SLES-00524]"
Producer: Toru Hagihara
President: Toru Hagihara
Assistant Director: Koji Igarashi
Localization A.D.: Haruhiko Inaba
Programmers: Gagensai. F, Toru Hagihara, Koji Igarashi, Kousuke Iwakura
Designers: Reika Bando, Toshiharu Furukawa, Kimihiro Morishita, Nobuya Nakazato, Noriyoshi Sato, Shinichiro Shimamura, Hiroto Yamaguchi
CG: Kenichiro Imaizumi
Scenario Writers: Toshiharu Furukawa, Koji Igarashi
Sound Staff: Kazuhito Imai (mixer), Osamu Kasai (program/sound effects), Michiru Yamane (music/sound effects)
Musicians: Takayuki Fujiki (electric guitar), Kahori Yamane (vocal), Nishimura Oh. Ya. Zi. (electric guitar)
Voice Coordinator: Noboru Sakaue
Product Design: Shogo Kumasaka, Yumiko Nozawa
Character Design & Illustrations: Ayami Kojima
Produced by (Ending Theme): Rika Muranaka
Music written by (Ending Theme): Tony Haynes, Jeff Lorber, Rika Muranaka
Arranged by (Ending Theme): Jeff Lorber, Rika Muranaka
Recorded by (Ending Theme): Robert Chinelli, Eric Greedy (at JHL Studio), Jeff Lorber, Larry Mah (at Mad Hatter Recording Studio)
Mixed by (Ending Theme): Al Schmitt (at Capitol Recording Studio)
Musicians (Ending Theme): 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 Tompson (guitar)
Special Thanks: Keiko Fukami, Keisuke Fukuda, Shigeru Fukutake, Yutaka Haruki, Shoichiro Hirata, Masaaki Harada (Masa Hrd), Hideki Kasai, Yasuaki Matsumoto (Y. Mat), Hiroe Noguchi, Hideaki Sugaya, Taku Urabe, Akira Yamaoka
Executive Producer: Kazumi Kitaue
Seiyuu: Ryoutarou Okiayu (Alucard), Hekiru Shiina (Halfling/Faerie), Norio Wakamoto (Dracula), Kiyoyuki Yanada (Richter), Chisa Yokoyama (Maria)