Devil May Cry is getting a new animated series by Netflix, and they are calling it an anime series from Capcom, Studio Mir & Adi Shankar. This was announced back in 2018, though there had been no news since. The project only revealed a short teaser announcement trailer, along with a ‘coming soon’ message. Watch the video:
Devil May Cry is a popular action-adventure game franchise created by Hideki Kamiya. It is primarily developed and published by Capcom. The series centers follows the demon hunter Dante and his efforts to stop various demon invasions of Earth. The game has 6 entries, with several remasters and collections. The official synopsis:
Meet Dante: a half-human, half-demon, hunter for hire and carefree owner of the Devil May Cry agency. A mysterious woman named Trish approaches him one day with news of the king of the underworld making a grand return from banishment to wreak havoc on the world. Brandishing his father’s sword Force Edge and trusty guns Ebony & Ivory, he sets out to defeat the demon king, the one responsible for the death of his family.
The series already has one animated adaptation by studio Madhouse, that premiered in June 2007. It had 12 episodes and focused on Dante’s daily life as a demon hunter.
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