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Old Apr 8, 2012, 05:05 AM
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Default Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse composers

Hey, I want to ask something about the composers of Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (悪魔城伝説).

According to VGMdb the three composers are Hidenori Maezawa, Jun Funahashi, Yukie Morimoto.
But many other sites, mostly Japanese also list Motoaki Furukawa. It's really confusing...

Here are some sources:

His Wikipedia page where the game 悪魔城伝説 is listed
http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%8F%...85%83%E4%BA%AE

Wikipedia page of the Konami Kukeiha Club where the game is also listed under his name
http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%82%...A5%BD%E9%83%A8

Then this site
http://www36.atwiki.jp/gmcomposer/pa...toaki_furukawa

There are some more sites where his name is listed in connection with the game but these seemed the most reliable ones to me.

Can someone please explain this to me?
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Old Apr 8, 2012, 05:13 AM
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I remember we once talked about it in the past.

http://vgmdb.net/forums/showpost.php...4&postcount=47
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Old Apr 8, 2012, 08:59 AM
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The credits are:
Credits (FC): H. Maezawa, J. Funahashi, Y. Morimoto
Credits (NES): Y. Sasaki, J. Funahashi, Y. Morimoto


This album with music from CV3 has liner notes.

There is a small conversation between Motoaki Furukawa (the host) and "three from the development team": Yukie Morimoto, Jun Funahashi and Hidenori Maezawa.

Motoaki Furukawa just ask questions, and is identified as the leader of Konami Kukeiha Club (but not as part of the development team). He also doesn't list the game on his site, nor has talked about it AFAIK, so I'm pretty sure he didn't compose. He did arrange the first track though (also), probably that's why he's credited elsewhere.

Jun Funahashi did boss and stage 1.

Yukie Morimoto composed too.

Hidenori Maezawa lists the game in his site, as "悪魔城伝説(VRC6搭載)(FC)". In this interview he confirms he designed the VRC6 chip, and that he didn't work on CV3 (NES), and in the liner notes he just talks about the chip. Since his name isn't listed in CV3 I'd guess he didn't compose (lacked VRC6).

Yoshiaki Sasaki probably just did the FC > NES conversion.


Thus the safest bet is Yukie Morimoto (main) + Jun Funahashi (sub) with a "maybe" for Hidenori Maezawa.
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