Devil May Cry

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Synonyms: Devil May Cry: The Animated Series, DmC
Japanese: デビル メイ クライ
English: Devil May Cry
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 14, 2007 to Sep 6, 2007
Premiered: Summer 2007
Broadcast: Thursdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: ADV Films, Funimation
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Themes: GoreGore, MythologyMythology
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.941 (scored by 165531165,531 users)
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Ranked: #42402
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Popularity: #738
Members: 300,382
Favorites: 1,602

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Patty Lowell—the lost heir of a prestigious family—is found at an orphanage, and J.D. Morrison brings her to his acquaintance Dante, the owner of a business called "Devil May Cry." Dante takes on so-called "odd jobs," and at Morrison's request, he agrees to become a bodyguard for Patty. Begrudgingly, he sets out to deliver Patty to her family, though he is a bit annoyed with a job that essentially amounts to babysitting.

While Dante seems like a lazy good-for-nothing, he is actually a prolific demon hunter, which comes in handy when demons begin pursuing Patty. Soon enough, Dante realizes that there is more to this case than meets the eye, and he makes use of his particular skill set in order to keep Patty safe.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Morikawa, Toshiyuki

Lowell, Patty

Fukuen, Misato


Orikasa, Fumiko


Tanaka, Atsuko




Miki, Shinichiro

Morrison, J.D.

Ootsuka, Akio


Nojima, Hirofumi


Nozawa, Nachi

Marcus, Kelly

Ueda, Yuuji


Itagaki, Shin
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"D.M.C." by Rungran

Ending Theme

"I'll be your home" by Rin Oikawa

Sep 13, 2007
Mixed Feelings
Devil May Cry is a very strange series. It does its thing nicely for a bit but then goes and ruins it with some silly nonsense. I have no idea why or how that happened. I mean, the games are pretty consistently decent—so why isn't this show the same?

Let's begin with this totally alien concept called the story. Of which you won't be getting any for about 9 episodes in a row (yes, out of 12 total). No joke—this is essentially a slice-of-life series about Dante showing off. And before you ask the obvious question—yes, it has less of a story than the action games ...
Apr 10, 2009
Mixed Feelings
If you’ve never heard of Devil May Cry before and are looking for a good action anime, this is not it. If you’re a fan of the video games and want to see more stylish ass-kickery, prepare to be disappointed.

Story: Dante is running his business, performing mundane tasks for clients like demon-slaying, saving the world, the usual. Almost every episode starts and concludes one of Dante’s assigned cases, involving nasty monsters that inevitably end up dead. There is some cheap drama that focuses on a young girl whom Dante saved and a loser demon who wants to become a god, but you’re not seriously ...
Feb 29, 2008
Can you name a single video game that was turned into a movie that wasn't an extremely terrible film that failed in all regards? Now can you name a good videogame that was turned into an anime that wasn't terrible? can probably name a whole bunch, alot from the choose-your-own-adventure genres. However Devil May Cry is more like a terrible video game movie. If you've ever played, or seen someone play, Devil May Cry then you know the style of the game quite well. The quality and feel of the anime is nothing like that of the original videogame.

Story: ...

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