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The Family Computer Magazine (ファミリーコンピュータマガジン Famirī Konpyūta Magajin?) was a Japanese magazine that covered news about the Family Computer (Famicom). The November 1989 issue featured a preview of Akumajō Densetsu (Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse) while it was in development.


Main Character Ralph Belmont[]

Family Computer Magazine (November 1989) - 01

Pages 16 and 17.

Main character. Whip user. Use power-up items.
The semi-legendary House of Belmont, who lived far away and removed from the masses, were feared by the general population because of their tough willpower and marvelous abilities. However, the Pope searched far and wide and found a man possessing Belmont blood who could get rid of Dracula. That person is Ralph Belmont, a young man who hasn't cut his hair yet. He's the protagonist. His weapon is a whip and five power-up items.

Grant Danasty[]

Sticks to walls. No attack power, the enemy. Can dodge forward.
He was secretly trying to start a movement as one of those who rebelled against Lord Dracula. However, there is no way that humans can compete with Dracula's magical power. Instead, he was transformed into a terrifying monster by Dracula's magical power. Unlike Ralph, his attack that can be used infinitely is a sword. He is the most nimble man in Wallachia.

Cipher Fernandez[]

Uses magic. Low defense power.
The first person Ralph meets today is Cipher Fernandez. Cipher is a monk of the Eastern Orthodox Church. She can attack with pieces, but her true strength is when she uses powerful magic that borrows the power of the atmosphere.


Can transform into a bat or werewolf that attacks with fireballs.
This is a character who used to be my enemy. His basic attack is a fireball, but it's not as strong as Ralph's. However, he can transform into a bat or a werewolf.

You can fly around when you are a bat. When you are a wolf, you will be able to perform martial attacks such as kicks.

Adrian Fahrenheits Tepes[]

Can transform into a bat that is easily attacked. Fires bullets in 3 directions.
He is the son of Dracula. Dracula even forced him to make a pact with the devil. He has a human nature and rebels against his father, and begins to hate him to the point where his body ceases to be human. He began searching for comrades with the same goal to destroy his father. The basic attack can fire bullets in three directions. He has the ability to transform into a bat and fly through the air.


November 1989[]