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Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

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Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Also known as: Akumajou Dracula: Circle of the Moon (JP), Castlevania (EU)
Developer: Konami Computer Entertainment Kobe
Publisher: Konami
Platform: Game Boy Advance
Released in JP: March 21, 2001
Released in US: June 8, 2001
Released in EU: June 10, 2001

MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.

PrereleaseIcon.png This game has a prerelease article

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This page is rather stubbly and could use some expansion.
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As a launch title for the Game Boy Advance, Castlevania: Circle of the Moon was one of the more impressive games for the system despite some clunky design.

For whatever reason the subtitle was omitted in Europe, resulting into some unneeded confusion. Thank you Konami.


Read about prerelease information and/or media for this game.
Prerelease Info

Unused Music

At offset 002F2B74 is a simplistic rendition of the stage clear jingle from Super Castlevania IV (which itself is a short segment of "Theme of Simon Belmont"). Its purpose is unknown.

Regional Differences

The EXP required for level ups was increased by 20% in non-Japanese releases.

(Source: http://tasvideos.org/6150S.html)

Title Screen

Japan US Europe
Akumajou Dracula - Circle of the Moon (Japan) title.png CVCOTM Title Screen.png Castlevania (Europe) 000 title.png

The US/European version listed additional publisher information and "Licensed By Nintendo" label at the Title screen, which did not feature in the Japanese version.