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Kid Dracula is an unusual side-scroller from Konami. It's a parody of the company's popular Castlevania series. Instead of playing as a member of the Belmont family, you play as young Kid Dracula.

You have been woken up from your sleep by the evil demon Garamos, who's been wrecking havoc in Dracula's Castle. It's up to you to stop him by traveling across several different locations, including Dracula's Castle, New York, the Sea, and Egypt!

Gameplay consists of very standard jump and shoot platform action. As you progress through the nine levels, you gain the ability to perform spells, such as turning into a bat, and different special attacks, such as a spread / homing attack. You can also spend the coins you get when you defeat enemies in one of several mini-games that show up when you're between levels.


Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun! NES Title screen
Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun! NES Let's go!
Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun! NES Rollercoaster is not a safe place. I fell down, unable to survive enemy attacks
Akumajō Special: Boku Dracula-kun! NES Climbing

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Alternate Titles

  • "悪魔城すぺしゃる ぼくドラキュラくん" -- Japanese spelling

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This, uh, probably isn’t canon. NES Adzuken (854)

Critic Reviews

1UP! NES Apr 18, 2008 86 out of 100 86 NES Sep, 2014 B+ 83
Hardcore Gaming 101 NES 2000 8 out of 10 80
Thunderbolt Games NES Oct 19, 2007 8 out of 10 80 NES Nov 07, 2018 8 out of 10 80
Retrogaming History NES Aug 31, 2009 8 out of 10 80
VideoGame NES Nov, 1991 7 out of 10 70


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