Akumajō Dracula: Yami no Juin - Fukushū no Jokyoku (悪魔城ドラキュラ 闇の呪印 -復讐の序曲-, literally "Demon Castle Dracula: Curse of Darkness -Prelude to Revenge-") is the promotional item as a pre-order bonus for the 2008 Sony PlayStation 2 game Castlevania: Curse of Darkness in Japan.
The item feature two parts: a promo CD and a comic.
The music is composed by Michiru Yamane and is exactly the same as in the Castlevania: Curse of Darkness Original Soundtrack, except for track 4, which is an arranged medley of the music of Zead's events ("Devil Forging" and "Confrontation -the Second-") with an exclusive theme that doesn't appears in the game or in the soundtrack.
- "Baljhet Mountains" Background of the Mountains (Featured as track 9 in the Disc 1, Complete Soundtrack)
- "Garibaldi Cathedral" Background for the Stained Glass (Featured as track 17 in the Disc 1, Complete Soundtrack)
- "The Legendary Belmondo" the battle against Trevor Belmont (Featured as track 15 in the Disc 1, Complete Soundtrack)
- "The Portrait of Zead" an Arrangement of the Zead's events
The booklet feature a comic. The story and artwork was by Ayami Kojima, it indeed functions as a prelude or an overture to the story of Curse of Darkness, telling the tale of Hector's betrayal of Dracula and his love for Rosalee, Isaac's descent into madness, and Trevor Belmont's growing concern that Dracula is not as dead as he seems.
This introductory story presents a different scenario than does the TokyoPop-translated Castlevania: Curse of Darkness Manga.
- Main article: Curse of Darkness Preorder Comics
- Castlevania: Curse of Darkness
- Castlevania: Curse of Darkness Promo Soundtrack
- Castlevania: Curse of Darkness Original Soundtrack
- Vampire Killer Translation Page - Contains a full English translation of the manga