Castlevania: Harmony of Despair Original Soundtrack is the soundtrack for the Xbox Arcade game, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair. It was released on January 13, 2011. The music was composed by Michiru Yamane, Masahiko Kimura (Dawn of Sorrow), Yuzo Koshiro (Portrait of Ruin) and Yasuhiro Ichihashi (Order of Ecclesia) and arranged by Yasuhiro Ichihashi, Norikazu Miura, Sota Fujimori, Tomoaki Hirono, Atsushi Sato, Nobuyuki Akena, Yasuhisa Ito and Toshihisa Furusawa. It contains original tracks and many arrangements from various Castlevania games.

Track list

  1. Drone
  2. Hymnus
  3. Corpse's Gate
  4. Purple Eyes
  5. Ruined Castle Corridor
  6. Into the Dark Night
  7. After Confession
  8. Phantom of Fear
  9. Piercing Battle Fury
  10. Gaze Up at the Darkness
  11. Esquisse of Violence
  12. Ebony Wings
  13. Symphony of Battle
  14. The Colossus
  15. Order of the Demon
  16. Dance of Illusions
  17. Tanz mit einem Clown
  18. Crimson Blood
  19. Ein Weltherrscher
  20. Hail from the Past
  21. Piercing Silence
  22. The Lost Portrait
  23. Poetic Death
  24. Castle Dracula
  25. The Horde's Festival
  26. Vampire Killer
  27. Nothing to Lose
  28. Go! Getsu Fuma
  29. Ryukotsuki
  30. Pitch-Black Intrusion
  31. Pitiful Scion
  32. Invitation of a Crazed Moon
  33. The Hidden Curse
  34. An Empty Tome
  35. Heart of Fire
  36. Aquarius
  37. Slash
  38. Divine Bloodlines
  39. Simon's Theme
  40. Tractus

Additional information

Production staff

  • Producer: IGA
  • Director: Shutaro Iida
  • Sound Producer: Nobuhiko Matsufuji
  • Sound Director / Composer / Arranger: Yasuhiro Ichihashi
  • Composer / Arranger: Tomoaki Hirono
  • Arrangers: Akihiro Honda, Atsushi Sato, Nobuyuki Akena, Norikazu Miura, Sota Fujimori, Yasuhisa Ito, Yasushi Asada
  • Illustration: Ayami Kojima
  • Design: Asaka Tanji
  • Special Thanks: Shinta "never dead" Nojiri

CD staff

  • Mastering Engineer: quad (luvtrax)
  • Artwork Direction: Ryosuke Tanimizu (grapache)
  • Artwork Design: Kazuto Ohno (grapache)
  • Artwork Coordination: Hiroshi Banno, Yukie Yamazaki
  • Promotion: Shunsaku Shimizu
  • Sales Promotion: Ryusuke Takae, Hideki Chosokabe
  • Label Assistant: Tomomi Iitaka
  • Director: Emi Okada
  • Producer: Saori Amano
  • Label Producer: Tetsuta Osono
  • Executive Producer: Fumiaki Tanaka


Composers and arrangers

Source from VGMdb.
  • Yasuhiro Ichihashi: 01, 02, 17, 19, 40 [compose], 06, 07, 09, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19 [arrange]
  • Tomoaki Hirono: 03, 04, 08, 18 [compose]
  • Yasuhisa Ito: 05 [arrange]
  • Sota Fujimori: 10 [arrange]
  • Atsushi Sato: 12 [arrange]
  • Nobuyuki Akena: 14 [arrange]
  • Akihiro Honda: 16 [reprise]
  • Norikazu Miura: 20, 21 [arrange]
  • Yasushi Asada: 22~39 [arrange]


Castlevania: Harmony of Despair
Playable characters
Soma CruzAlucardJonathan MorrisShanoaCharlotte Aulin
Julius BelmontYoko BelnadesRichter BelmontMaria RenardSimon BelmontGetsu Fuma
Starting bosses
GergothPuppet MasterMenaceBraunerDeathDracula
Downloadable bosses
AstarteLegionBeelzebubR. Phantom BatR. Queen MedusaR. Mummy ManR. The CreatureR. Grim ReaperR. The CountDecapiclopsOxocutionerChimyriadRyukotsuki
Starting Chapters
Ch1. Caught in the Cradle of Decay • Ch2. Lord of Unseen Strings • Ch3. The End of Chaos
Ch4. Esquisse of Violence • Ch5. Song of the Unslakable Blade • Ch6. Come, Sweet Hour of Death
Downloadable Chapters
Ch7. Beauty, Desire, Situation Dire • Ch8. The One Who Is Many • Ch9. Lord of Flies
Ch10. Origins • Ch11. The Legend of Fuma
DroneHymnusCorpse's GatePurple EyesPhantom of FearTanz mit einem ClownCrimson BloodEin WeltherrscherTractusCastlevania: Harmony of Despair Original Soundtrack
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