English Title: Devil May Cry
Japanese Title: デビル メイ クライ — “Devil May Cry”
Author: Shinya Goikeda
Illustrator: Shiro Miwa
Translator: Paul Chang
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Original Run: 2002 – 2003
English Run: 2006
Volumes: 2 (plus a 2-volume adaptation of Devil May Cry 4 titled Deadly Fortune, released in 2009)
English Publisher: Tokyopop
Volumes Published in English: 2 (the main series — COMPLETE)
Synopsis: Tony is a rough-and-tumble jack-of-all-trades with a haunted past. His encounter with Gilver, a mysterious swordsman swathed in bandages, changes his life dramatically for the worse. Tony is thrust into the dark underworld of an unsolvable case, separated from his partner and his loved ones, and pushed over the edge of desperation. Who’s forcing him into a corner? What do they hope to achieve? The world of this first in a series of exciting novels connects to the thrilling smash-hit game, Devil May Cry.
Note: The first volume acts as a prequel to the first Devil May Cry video game, while the second volume details what happens between the first two games.
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