Devil May Cry [TV]
Based on the popular hack and slash video game by Capcom, Devil May Cry: The Animated Series is an anime series which aired on June 14, 2007 in Japan. Devil May Cry is a franchise which is roughly based on Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, an epic poem from Italy. The animated series runs a total of 12 episodes, written by Toshiki Inoue and directed by Shin Itagaki with its production studio Madhouse. By September of 2010, Devil May Cry: The Animated Series made its way to North America with its own English dub.
The story in Devil May Cry: The Animated series is said to be based on its manga and novels which were under the timeline of the Devil May Cry and Devil May Cry 4 video games. In the animated series, Dante who is having some financial trouble while managing the Devil May Cry, a business involved in hunting devils. It showcases how Dante runs the Devil May Cry, meeting various friendly and not so friendly characters along the way.
The Devil May Plot
Devil May Cry: The Animated Series focuses on Dante as he embarks in his usual business of hunting devils. Dante takes no pick in where he hunts his prey, even eliminating them in unsuspecting bars. No matter where the place, he takes no hesitation in killing devils. This is evident in when he encounters Mr. Royal Straight Flush in a small bar and kills him right on the spot.
One day, Morrison pays Dante a visit, giving him a task of body guarding a young girl named Patty Lowell. Because of his arrogant attitude, Dante refuses the job of “babysitting” the young lady and joked about asking the girl out on a date after ten years. Unexpectedly, Patty is mature and returns the banter to Dante, telling him that she would reject him ten seconds from now.
Morrison again attempted to have Dante accept the job by introducing Patty as no ordinary girl. Rather, she is entitled “The Cinderella Girl” because she was the heiress of the prestigious Lowell Family Fortune. Dante immediately says that the girl did