Die Monster. You Don’t Belong in This World!
Die monster. You don’t belong in this world! refers to a memorable quote from the 1997 video game Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, uttered by Richter Belmont.
Online, the scene retains a cult following, similar to the other line said in the same context: What is a Man? A Miserable Pile of Secrets, said by Dracula.
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night was first released in the United States on March 20th, 1997.
The game is an action role-playing game about fighting and hunting creature of the night.
In an important moment in the game, the main protagonist Richter Belmont is confronting Dracula, saying the iconic line “Die monster. You don’t belong in this world.”
Spread and Usage
The line retained a following among fans of the series and would be referenced many times over the time, across the internet.
An early upload of the isolated scene to YouTube can be connected to IXAX15 on September 21st, 2010, with the title Castlevania SOTN: Die Monster You Don’t Belong In This World!
The line saw references as well as image macro memes appear on the r/castlevania subreddit, ever since its creation on August 25th, 2011.
- Castlevania Wiki | Fandom – Castlevania: Symphony of the Night/Script
- GameFAQs – Die Monster! You don’t belong in this world! – Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
- Reddit – /r/castlevania/