All the world’s a stage, including the devil hunting one. Capcom announced that their popular hack and slash action series Devil May Cry has been adapted into the stage play “Devil May Cry – The Life Hacker.” The play will run for 13 shows at the Zepp Diver City in Tokyo from March 1 – 10, 2019 and will feature love music elements.
Devil May Cry – The Life Hacker stars:
Ryoma Baba as Dante
KwangSoo (SUPERNOVA) as Gideon
Ami Maeshima as Elise
Yuki Nakayama as Henry
Tomoya Yamaguchi as Owen
Takuma Sueno as Luke
Jun Shirota as Moul
Lady, Liam and Noah are also set to appear in the play.
Devil May Cry launched on the PlayStation 2 in 2001 and the series had sold more than 17 million copies worldwide. There series also spawned four sequels including the latest, Devil May Cry 5 which is set to launch on March 5, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The previous title, Devil May Cry 4 launched for the PlayStation 3 in 2008. A Special Edition of that game was released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox 360 in 2015. Capcom released the Devil May Cry HD Collection earlier this year on March 13 for PS4, Xbox One and PC. The collection contains the first three games in the series.
Capcom commissioned Ninja Theory to reboot the series in 2013 with an alternate version titled DmC: Devil May Cry. The game launched on January 15 of that year for PlayStation 3 and Xbox One. It received praise from critics for graphics and gameplay however, fans were not happy with the new design for Dante and sales of the title suffered as a result.
Aaaaand in case you’re wondering where our favorite Devil Hunter can make it on the stage, have a look at this cutscene from Devil May Cry 4.