"Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, known in Japan as Dracula II: Noroi no Fūin Dorakyura Tsū: Noroi no Fūin?, lit. "Dracula II: The Seal of the Curse"), is an action-adventure role-playing platform game produced by Konami. It was originally released for the Family Computer Disk System in Japan 1987 and for the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America in 1988. It is the second Castlevania title released for the NES, following the original Castlevania. Set sometime after the events of the first installment, the player once again assumes the role of vampire hunter Simon Belmont, who is on a journey to undo a curse placed on him by Dracula at the end of their previous encounter."