History Anime / DevilMayCryTheAnimatedSeries

23rd Jan '17 10:40:20 PM Dravencour
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* BatmanGambit: Dante gets himself in the same cellblock as the guy he's trying to rescue at Devil's Prison by first causing a disturbance, and then assaulting the warden when he gets a little too handsy with him.

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* BatmanGambit: Dante gets himself in the same cellblock as the guy he's trying to rescue at into Devil's Prison by first causing a disturbance, disturbance in order to get himself thrown into the prison, and then assaulting the warden when he gets a little too handsy with him.him in order to get thrown into the same cellblock as the guy he's trying to rescue.
19th Jan '17 8:37:52 AM ultimomant
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'''''Devil May Cry: The Animated Series''''' is {{the anime of the|Game}} ''Franchise/DevilMayCry'' video game series created and owned by Capcom, and animated by Creator/{{Madhouse}}. It is a story that ran for twelve episodes and takes place between the first and fourth games of the video games.

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'''''Devil ''Devil May Cry: The Animated Series''''' Series'' is {{the anime of the|Game}} ''Franchise/DevilMayCry'' video game series created and owned by Capcom, and animated by Creator/{{Madhouse}}. It is a story that ran for twelve episodes and takes place between the first and fourth games of the video games.
28th Dec '16 6:19:12 PM Dravencour
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* ManipulativeBastard: Sid in a nutshell.

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* ManipulativeBastard: Sid in a nutshell.nutshell, most prominently shown in Episode 10 when [[spoiler:he manipulates Baul and Modeus into getting killed by Dante]].
28th Dec '16 6:16:51 PM Dravencour
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* AbsurdlyHighStakesGame: The card game in the aptly named "Death Poker" episode.

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* AbsurdlyHighStakesGame: The card game in the aptly named "Death Poker" episode.episode, in which the losers lose their lives.



* BodyHorror: In "Wishes Come True", a demon makes his victim's bodies melt in a gruesome fashion.

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* BodyHorror: In "Wishes Come True", a demon makes his victim's victims' bodies melt in a gruesome fashion.fashion by means of hell-slime. This is the only wish that this particular demon can grant.



%%* TheButlerDidIt: [[spoiler:Third episode.]]

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%%* * TheButlerDidIt: [[spoiler:Third episode.[[spoiler:In the third episode, the one responsible for the murders Brad is being blamed for is the Mayor's butler, who wants to bring a powerful demon to earth by sacrificing his master and his daughter.]]
28th Dec '16 5:59:47 PM Dravencour
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* BatmanGambit: Dante gets himself in the same cellblock as the guy he's trying to rescue at Devil's Prison by first causing a disturbance, and then assaulting the warden when he gets a little too handsy with him.



* CrucifiedHeroShot: Dante, pinned to a cross by his own sword at the end of the penultimate episode, following the OnceAnEpisode routine of the games.

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* CrucifiedHeroShot: Dante, Dante is pinned to a cross by his own sword at the end of the penultimate episode, following the OnceAnEpisode routine of the games.games. [[spoiler:As anyone who knows Dante knows, he gets better]].



* DirtyCoward: Sid, who not only runs whenever in the presence of stronger enemies, but also [[spoiler:pules and whines when the tables are finally turned against him in the final episode. No pity is had for him when Dante finally kills him]].



* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: The sadistic game that the warden and his men play with the inmates of Devil's Prison, involving setting prisoners free and sending them running. Any inmate they catch, they kill. [[spoiler:It doesn't go too well for them when Dante gets involved]].



* MadeOfIron: Due to his half demon origins, Dante can't be easily killed by conventional methods.

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* MadeOfIron: Due to his half demon half-demon origins, Dante can't be easily killed by conventional methods.



* ManipulativeBastard: Sid in a nutshell.



* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: So the final battle arrives, and Dante ''finally'' [[spoiler: use Devil Trigger... for an instant, and all the viewers get is a hint to what it looks like.]]

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* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: So the final battle arrives, and Dante ''finally'' [[spoiler: use [[spoiler:uses his Devil Trigger... for an instant, and all the viewers get is a hint to what it looks like.]]



* PerpetualPoverty: Demon hunting is barely enough to pay Dante's bills.

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* PerpetualPoverty: Demon hunting is barely enough to pay Dante's bills.bills, especially with the damage he tends to rack up during his jobs.
28th Dec '16 5:52:16 PM Dravencour
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* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Subverted, one demon is redeemed thanks to Dante's efforts.

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* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Subverted, one demon is redeemed thanks Most of the demons that Dante fights are evil to Dante's efforts.the core, but there are exceptions to the rule, such as [[spoiler:Trish, Brad and Modeus]].



** [[spoiler: Modeus and Baaru, the two apprentices of Sparda in episode 10, have these as well.]]

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** [[spoiler: Modeus and Baaru, Baul, the two apprentices of Sparda in episode 10, have these as well.]]



** Same applies to Elena Houston, the singer in the episode "Rock Queen." She wanted folks to become intoxicated with her singing? She got ''obsessively intoxicated'' fans.

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** Same applies to Elena Houston, the singer in the episode "Rock Queen." She wanted folks to become intoxicated with her singing? She got ''obsessively intoxicated'' fans. Both episodes involved demons who messed with people.



** And again the fifth.

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** And again in the fifth.



* ConvectionSchmonvection: It's funny how Patty and [[spoiler: her mom]] can have a heartfelt reconciliation in a burning hotel without, y'know... roasting to death.

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* ConvectionSchmonvection: It's funny how Patty and [[spoiler: her mom]] can have a heartfelt reconciliation in a burning hotel without, y'know... roasting to death.death or dying of smoke inhalation.



* DemonicPossession: A common problem in the series, which features most prominently in "Rock Queen" and "Death Poker", both of which feature a malevolent possessor preying on people. The latter [[spoiler:isn't even one of the gamblers, but a demon who possesses people through means of a pocketwatch on the victim's person]].



%%* DesignatedGirlFight: Lady vs. Trish.

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%%* * DesignatedGirlFight: Lady vs. Trish.Trish in Episode 4, which turned out to have been instigated by [[spoiler:a priest who turned out to be a demon]].



* IdiotBall: As noted below, the world would have come a lot less closer to destruction if Dante had just killed the demon he encountered in the first episode.

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* IdiotBall: As noted below, the world would have come a lot less closer to destruction if Dante had just killed Sid, the demon he encountered in the first episode.
28th Dec '16 4:55:51 AM Dravencour
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%%* BadassNormal: Lady
* BadGuyBar: Dante trashes one.

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%%* * BadassNormal: Lady
Lady is the only normal human in the cast of demon hunters, the others being a half-demon (Dante) and full demon (Trish) respectively. She primarily makes up for this by using an extensive arsenal of firearms and her powerful rocket launcher Kalina Ann.
* BadGuyBar: Dante trashes one.one run by demons in the very first scene.



* {{BFG}}: Lady's rocket launcher is enormous.

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* {{BFG}}: Lady's rocket launcher Kalina Ann is enormous.



* CoolBike: The show is full of them, including the ones owned by Dante and Lady

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* CoolBike: The show is full of them, including the ones owned by Dante and LadyLady.



%%* DestructiveSaviour

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%%* DestructiveSaviour* DestructiveSaviour: Part of the reason Dante is so poor all the time is because he racks up a lot of repair bills during his demon battles.



%%* GunsAkimbo
%%* HalfHumanHybrid: Dante is half human, half demon.

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%%* GunsAkimbo
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* GunsAkimbo: Both Dante and Trish specialize in this style.
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HalfHumanHybrid: Dante is half human, half demon.the half-demon son of Sparda.



%%* HealingFactor: Dante and Trish, natch.

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%%* * HealingFactor: Dante and Trish, natch.by dint of their demonic heritages.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Dante, as standoffish as he can be, won't kill fullblooded humans for any reason. Doesn't mean he has to ''like'' them though. Also, despite constantly in the poor house, he does missions for the principle of them and rarely expects payment from poor clients.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Dante, as standoffish as he can be, won't kill fullblooded full-blooded humans for any reason. Doesn't mean he has to ''like'' them though. Also, despite constantly in the poor house, he does missions for the principle of them and rarely expects payment from poor clients.



* LudicrousGibs: It's amazing how much damage those little .45s of Dante's can do.

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* LudicrousGibs: It's amazing how much damage those little .45s of Dante's Ebony and Ivory can do.do to demons, especially compared to the games.



%%* ShoutOutToShakespeare: "[[Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet Capulet City]]."

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%%* * ShoutOutToShakespeare: "[[Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet Capulet City]]."City]]", the main city of the series.



%%* SticksToTheBack: Dante's sword.

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%%* * SticksToTheBack: Dante's sword.Dante stows Rebellion this way when he's not stowing it in a guitar case.
3rd Jan '16 4:44:40 PM Exxolon
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''Devil May Cry: The Animated Series'' is {{the anime of the|Game}} ''Franchise/DevilMayCry'' video game series created and owned by Capcom, and animated by Creator/{{Madhouse}}. It is a story that ran for twelve episodes and takes place between the first and fourth games of the video games.

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\n''Devil '''''Devil May Cry: The Animated Series'' Series''''' is {{the anime of the|Game}} ''Franchise/DevilMayCry'' video game series created and owned by Capcom, and animated by Creator/{{Madhouse}}. It is a story that ran for twelve episodes and takes place between the first and fourth games of the video games.
16th Sep '15 3:16:10 PM Fyrmer
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* AbsurdlyHighStakesGame: The card game in the aptly named "Death Poker" episode.
20th Jul '15 11:52:26 PM tenuousbreaker
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The ''Devil May Cry'' animated series has received mixed reviews from fans with some believing the series works better as a self-contained work than attempting to adapt the video games on which it was based.

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The ''Devil May Cry'' animated series has received mixed reviews from fans In July 2015, the English dub started airing on U.S. cable network Chiller TV, a horror themed sister channel to Creator/SyFy, as part of their late night Anime Wednesdays block, along with some believing the series works better as a self-contained work than attempting to adapt the video games on which it was based.other horror themed anime previously licensed and dubbed by Creator/{{Funimation}}.



%%* BodyHorror

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%%* BodyHorror* BodyHorror: In "Wishes Come True", a demon makes his victim's bodies melt in a gruesome fashion.



%%* CoolBike: The show is full of them.

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%%* * CoolBike: The show is full of them.them, including the ones owned by Dante and Lady



* {{Flanderization}}: This is where it happens.



%%* TheGunslinger: Dante

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%%* * TheGunslinger: DanteDante's main form of combat usually involves a pair of stylish pistols called Ebony and Ivory.



%%* HalfHumanHybrid: Dante

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%%* HalfHumanHybrid: DanteDante is half human, half demon.



%%* ImmuneToBullets: Dante

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%%* * ImmuneToBullets: Dante can easily shrug off a lot of injuries that would kill a normal person, bullets are just one of many that don't phase him.



%%* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Dante

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%%* * JerkWithAHeartOfGold: DanteDante, as standoffish as he can be, won't kill fullblooded humans for any reason. Doesn't mean he has to ''like'' them though. Also, despite constantly in the poor house, he does missions for the principle of them and rarely expects payment from poor clients.



%%* MadeOfIron

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%%* MadeOfIron* MadeOfIron: Due to his half demon origins, Dante can't be easily killed by conventional methods.



%%* PerpetualPoverty

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%%* PerpetualPoverty* PerpetualPoverty: Demon hunting is barely enough to pay Dante's bills.



%%* TwelveEpisodeAnime

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%%* TwelveEpisodeAnime* TwelveEpisodeAnime: The series has twelve episodes, referred to as "missions".
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