Ranked #2604

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
Source: Game
Genres: Action, Demons, Fantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.181 (scored by 83,745 users)
Ranked: #26042
Popularity: #231
Members: 139,180
Favorites: 1,230
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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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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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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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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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Aug 4, 2015
I saw a lot of reviews hating this anime knowing nothing about the games and knowing nothing about Dante and why there is not much action, and others that know and they hold good points but the enjoyment for everyone is different; Well this anime is set between DMC 1 and DMC 4, someone like me who has played the game since i was 10 and still play the games on my Xbox 10 years later, this anime was refreshing and i always wanted to see Dante doing jobs and i wanted to know why he's always full in debts, and this was made by read more
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Apr 4, 2015
I'm not surprised one bit. No, really I'm not. It's a video game to anime/movie translation. Normally, these types of projects are horrible anyway. I'm sure many people know that this is based on the game of the same name, as it followed Dante completing missions by exterminating demons in some very stylish ways. Unfortunately, although the demon killing is present in the series. The greatness that was found in the games is completely lost. Those out there who sat through the Street Fighter Alpha series, Fatal Fury movies, or heaven forbid Art of Fighting. More than likely shouldn't be surprised and already have an read more
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