Cross Your Heart[1] (十字架を胸に Jujika wo Mune ni?, lit. "Cross on the Breast"), also known as Crucifix Held Close[2] or Cross on the Breast, is a music theme originally composed by Konami Kukeiha Club for Haunted Castle. It is the background theme of the first level of the game.

Arrangements of this track have appeared in some sequels and independent productions, as well as a few products not belonging to the Castlevania franchise, such as the mobile game Pixel Puzzle Collection and the fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.


Song Data: Cross Your Heart
Image Track No. / Name (Japanese Name) Game / Soundtrack Composer Usage Notes / Links
Konmiavol01 35. Cross on the Breast
(十字架を胸に (墓場BGM))
Haunted Castle /  Konami Game Music Collection Vol. 1
Konami Kukeiha Club  Graveyard (Stage 1) Links: YouTube
DMCCD 15. Haunted Castle (AC) 悪魔城ドラキュラ Haunted Castle /  Dracula Music Collection
Kenichi Matsubara  Notes: Medley with Reviving Dracula, Wedding March of Tragedy, Bloody Tears, Can't Wait Until the Night and A Lullaby Sent to the Devils
Links: YouTube
Castlevania - The Dracula X Chronicles Original Soundtrack 25 (CD 2). Cross Your Heart
 /  Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles Original Soundtrack
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)  Bonus track Links: YouTube
Por ost 26. Crucifix Held Close
Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin /  Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin Original Soundtrack
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Michiru Yamane (arranger)
Norikazu Miura (DS arrange) 

Dark Academy Links: YouTube (original)

YouTube (DS arrange)

Tribute1 3. Crucifix Held Close
 /  Akumajō Dracula Tribute Vol. 1
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Takuya Hanaoka (arranger) 

Links: YouTube
Best Collection Product Cross on the Breast
Akumajō Dracula: The Arcade /  Castlevania Best Music Collections BOX
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Masayuki Maruyama, Goh Fujiwara (arrangers) 

Harpy (Stage 4 boss) Links: YouTube
Pachislot3OST 25. Cross on the Breast ~Dracula Battle 1~ Pachislot Akumajō Dracula III /  Pachislot Akumajō Dracula III Original Soundtrack
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Masayuki Maruyama, Goh Fujiwara (arrangers) 

Notes: Recycled directly from Akumajō Dracula: The Arcade
Links: YouTube
Ssbu Cross Your Heart Super Smash Bros. Ultimate /  Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Original Soundtrack
Takeshi Kuramochi (arranger)  Links: YouTube


  1. iTunes "Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles (Original Game Soundtrack)".
  2. Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin "Sound Mode".
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