Ranked #2675

Devil May Cry

Alternative Titles

Japanese: デビル メイ クライ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 14, 2007 to Sep 6, 2007
Premiered: Summer 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Game
Genres: Action, Demons, Fantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.171 (scored by 86,584 users)
Ranked: #26752
Popularity: #239
Members: 144,548
Favorites: 1,279
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Devil May Cry follows the story of the demon hunter known as Dante. As a half demon, half human, he uses his trusty sword Rebellion and his two guns Ebony and Ivory to take on missions. Dante owns and runs "Devil May Cry," a business that specializes in hunting and killing demon-related problems.

Based on the video game series "Devil May Cry."


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Promotional Videos

Characters & Voice Actors

Morikawa, Toshiyuki
Morikawa, Toshiyuki
Lowell, Patty
Lowell, Patty
Fukuen, Misato
Fukuen, Misato
Orikasa, Fumiko
Orikasa, Fumiko
Tanaka, Atsuko
Tanaka, Atsuko


Itagaki, Shin
Itagaki, Shin
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Sound Director
Kawamura, Kenichi
Kawamura, Kenichi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Assistant Director

More episodes Episodes(12/12)

Episode Title Aired
1 Devil May Cry
Jun 14, 2007
2 Highway Star
Jun 21, 2007
3 Not Love
Jun 28, 2007
4 Rolling Thunder
Jul 5, 2007
5 In Private
Jul 12, 2007

Opening Theme

"D.M.C." by Rungran

Ending Theme

"I'll be your home" by Rin Oikawa

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Sep 13, 2007
Devil May Cry is a strange anime. It does one thing rather nice but utterly fails in another. I have no idea why or how that happened.

Story? Well, you might as well forget it, since you won't get any for about 9 episodes in a row. Yes, it's almost a slice-of-life series about Dante being cool. That's right, it has pretty much less of a story than the series of video games the setting is actually based on! Furthermore, at several points, you get an impression that some general plot will emerge (it eventually does, but already after you lose all hope for it), but read more
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Nov 13, 2014
This anime is barely worth a review, let alone even a few measly words. The plot practically revolves around Dante being an apathetic badass with his cheesy as hell punchlines. No structure to the plot what so ever I tell you. One could even say this was an episodic anime for it's lack of a structured plot with continuity. I haven't played the game, but simply put this is probably nothing but an effortless promo for the game. Take some advertising advice from old spice damn producers, at least they know what the hell they're doing.
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May 18, 2015
Devil May Cry: The Animated Series: Is it Worth It or Worst?

A Devil May Cry Game into an Anime? Really? H-How? H-How did you make this game into an anime. I-I-- (sigh)... Alright... Just, let me review this anime...

Devil May Cry: The Animated Series... Is by far, THE WORST ANIME THAT I'VE WATCHED IN MY LIFE... FROM MADHOUSE ENTERTAINMENT?! REALLY? THE ONE WHO GAVES US DEATH NOTE, AND KISEIJUU COMES WITH THIS HORRIFYING PIECE OF S... Ahh... Fuu-- (sigh) okay... Okay... Settle down, Vaas... Just... Let me... Just me relax and focus on my review... Okay (Inhaling) (Exhaling)...

Alright, let me review this, I was so read more
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Jul 28, 2014
As a huge fan of the Devil May Cry franchise, I felt obligated to at least give the anime a chance. I didn't expect much, and to say the least, that's what I got.

There's nothing extraordinary about the show, no specific highlights worth mentioning or anything that sets it aside from other anime, while at the same time, there's nothing I could say is actually 'bad' about it either. The dub quality is good, and the familiar voices are enjoyable for those like me who love the Devil May Cry games, and even the personalities are on point. Each episode follows a scenario where Dante read more
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