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Netflix to Adapt Hit Videogame ‘Devil May Cry’ into Anime Series by ‘Castlevania’ Creator

‘Devil May Cry’ Is Getting An Anime Adaptation At Netflix!

Netflix is bringing the popular video game franchise “Devil May Cry” to life in the form of an anime series. With around 30 million copies sold worldwide, the “Devil May Cry” games have enthralled gamers with their stylish demon-slaying action. Now, Netflix is teaming up with Adi Shankar, the creator behind the successful “Castlevania” series, to produce an eight-episode anime adaptation that is sure to delight fans!

Netflix’s New “Devil May Cry” Anime Follows Demon Hunter Dante’s Battle Against Demonic Forces

Netflix’s “Devil May Cry” anime takes inspiration from the iconic video game series, initially introduced by Capcom in 2001. The story revolves around Dante, a demon hunter, and the sinister forces aiming to breach the barrier between the human and demon realms. At the heart of this supernatural struggle is Dante, a freelance demon hunter with a mysterious past, unaware of the pivotal role he plays in the fate of both worlds.

Adi Shankar Leads ‘Devil May Cry’ Netflix Series Alongside Capcom and Studio Mir

Adi Shankar will serve as showrunner and executive producer for Netflix’s Devil May Cry anime, in partnership with Capcom’s Hideaki Itsuno and Studio Mir’s Seung Wook Lee. The series will be penned by Alex Larsen.

“I’m honored that Netflix and Capcom have entrusted me to shepherd the Devil May Cry franchise. Alex Larsen and I love these characters, we are part of the fandom, and vow to surpass the exceptionally high bar we set for ourselves.”

Adi Shankar