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Shin Megami Tensei: DeviChil (真・女神転生デビチル, Shin Megami Tensei: DebiChiru)? or (also 데블파이터 in South Korea) is an anime series based on Devil Children Black Book and Devil Children Red Book. It was broadcast on the Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting Network starting on October 20, 2000 at 7:30AM and ran for 50 episodes.

A sequel was made in 2002, which was 52 episodes long. It was called Devil Children: Light & Dark. This was the last anime in the franchise before Persona -trinity soul-'s release.

Characters[edit | edit source]

Protagonists[edit | edit source]

Setsuna (left) and Mirai (right).

  • Setsuna Kai - The protagonist from Black Book. Due to losing his mother to illness, he wishes to become stronger.
  • Mirai Kaname - The protagonist from Red Book. She is searching for her missing father who she believes has been lost in Makai.
  • Cool - A stand-offish Cerberus who becomes Setsuna's partner. Cool's tribe was killed by Fenrir, leaving Cool as the lone survivor. He uses fire affinity skills.
  • Veil - A Griffin that acts as Mirai's partner. She uses wind-based magic.
  • Jack Frost - A snow demon and a recurring demon in the series. Mirai and Setsuna first encounter him while he's under a villain's control and set him free. He uses ice-based magic.
  • Mecchii - A female thunder demon in form of a orange ball. She becomes Cool's "little brother" and uses lightning-based magic.
  • Hiromi Kaname - Mirai's guardian who aids her in her investigation of the Makai.
  • Sphinx - Former adviser to the Prince that makes an appearance in episode 29. He is extremely sensitive to luck. He uses both wind-based magic and lightning-based magic.

Antagonists[edit | edit source]

Abaddon, Lucifer and Fenrir

  • Lucifer - The main antagonist of the first half of the series. He plotted to take over both worlds.
  • Abaddon - Appears with Fenrir as one of Lucifer's minions.
  • Fenrir - An effeminate werewolf who used earthquake based attacks.

Paimon, Vibhishana, and Demogorgon

Later after Lucifer's defeat, three demons appeared and plotted to take over the Demon World.

  • Demogorgon - Most powerful of the three. Demogorgon is the master of Magic. His main attribute is the moon, although he favors fire. He is killed by Zebul in episode 49.
  • Vibhishana - Master of planning. He lead many warriors, like Devils such as Ultra. Later, due to his extreme bossiness, both Demogorgon and Paimon left him alone to be defeated by Cool, Veil, Mecchi, Jack Frost and Sphinx's combined attack in episode 40.
  • Paimon - While Demogorgon is the muscle, Paimon is the brains of the group. She is a devil who wore a butterfly mask and a alluring dress and is often seen sitting upon her camel. She fancies jewelry and likes to call both Demogorgon and Vibhishana old men. She can utilize powerful thunder attacks. She is killed by Zebul in episode 49.
  • Zebul - The true antagonist. He plans to use the Devil constellation power to revive himself. He creates Zett from his soul power to find Lucifer's body to use as antennae. However, as the story progresses, Zett becomes more attached to Setsuna. When Zett is transformed into Zebul, his soul tries to resist Zebul. Eventually, Setsuna saves Zett and together they destroy Zebul once and for all.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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Shin Megami Tensei: DeviChil Blu-ray
Shin Megami Tensei: DeviChil Chapter 1 Volume 2 VHS Tapes
Shin Megami Tensei: DeviChil Chapter 1 Volume 4 VHS Tapes
Shin Megami Tensei: DeviChil Chapter 2 Volume 3 VHS Tapes
Shin Megami Tensei: DeviChil Chapter 2 Volume 4 VHS Tapes

Credits[edit | edit source]

  • Company
    TMS Entertainment
  • Distributors
    Buena Vista International (All media) (2002) (worldwide)
    Mondo TV (DVD) (2005) (Italy)

Playable Mirai Kaname - Setsuna Kai - Cool - Veil
Non-Playable Nagahisa Kai - Elegy - Zett Takajō - Lucifer - Azel - Hoshigami - Zebul - Michael - Diana - Dust - Paimon - Isis - Souta - Hel - Norn
Earth Harajuku
Expanse Ice Land - Marble Land - Sand Land - Forest Land - Fire Land - Central Land - Sanctuary - Deep Hole
Other Vinecenter - Shop - Bank - Hotel - Casino - Trainer - Shady Laboratory & Manor
Songs Go-Round - LOVE SICK - Tenkai no Aurora ~ AURORA HEALING - Idol ~IDOLL~
Terms Devil Riser - King Riser - Macca - Magnetite - Expanse - Devil Child - Angel Child - Devil Database - Devil Phone - Keys of Norn - Vinecom - Type
Lists Items - Demons - Skills - Status Changes
Other Media
Productions Shin Megami Tensei: DeviChil
Megami Tensei Megami Tensei (Telenet) - Megami Tensei (Atlus) - II - Kyūyaku
Shin Megami Tensei Shin Megami Tensei - II / Gaiden: Ma To Houkai - if... / Hazama's Chapter - J - NINE -
III: Nocturne / Pachislot - 20XX / Devil's Colosseum - IMAGINE - Tokyo Requiem - Strange Journey (Redux) - Devil Hunter Zero - IV / Apocalypse - Devil Collection - Synchronicity Prologue - Liberation Dx2 - V
Last Bible Last Bible - II - Another Bible - III - Special -
New Testament / II: Hajimari no Fukuin / III: Mugen no Eiyuu
Majin Tensei Majin Tensei - II: Spiral Nemesis - Ronde - Blind Thinker / II
Devil Summoner Devil Summoner / Pinball: Judgment - Soul Hackers / Intruder / Soul Hackers New Generation -
Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army - Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon
Persona Megami Ibunroku Persona (PSP Remake) / Ikū no Tō Hen -
2: Innocent Sin / Eternal Punishment / Lost Memories / Infinity Mask -
3 (FES* / Portable*) / Dancing in Moonlight
4 (Golden*) / Arena / Ultimax / Dancing All Night
5 (Royal*) / Dancing in Starlight / Scramble: The Phantom Strikers
Q: Shadow of the Labryinth - Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth
Devil Children Black Book / Red Book - White Book - DemiKids Light / Dark - Fire Book / Ice Book -
Messiah Riser - Puzzle de Call! - Appli de Call! - Devil Children Mobile
Digital Devil Saga Avatar Tuner - 2 - A's TEST Server
Devil Survivor Devil Survivor (Overclocked) - 2 (Record Breaker) / The Extra World
Jack Series Jack Bros. - Demonic Help Party
Other games Giten Megami Tensei: Tokyo Mokushiroku - Card Summoner - Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE - Maken X - Catherine / Full Body
Digital Devil Story (Novels) Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei - 2: Warrior of the Demon City - 3: Demise of the Reincarnation
New Digital Devil Story New Digital Devil Story: Goddess of Enchainment - 2: Queen of the Ice Fields - 3: Planet of the Devil - 4: Wrath of the Young Emperor - 5: Eternal Goddess - 6: Bonds of Reincarnation
Other Novels Devil Summoner: Kuzunoha Raidou tai Shibito Ekishi - Giten Megami Tensei: Distant Flow ~EXILE~ - Megami Ibunroku Persona: Shadow Maze - Persona 3: Shadow Cry / Owari no Kakera / Alternative Heart / Velvet Blue - Persona x Detective Naoto - Quantum Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner - Devil Survivor 2 The Animation: Cetus's Prequel
Anime Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei - Tokyo Revelation - Persona -trinity soul- - Persona 3 The Movie - Persona 4 The Animation / -The Factor of Hope- / The Golden Animation - Persona 5 The Animation The Day Breakers - Persona 5 The Animation - DeviChil - Devil Children: Light & Dark - Devil Survivor 2 The Animation
Manga Shin Megami Tensei: Tokyo Revelation - if... / Kahn - IV: DEMONIC GENE / -Prayers- - Gaiten: Hato no Senki - EDEN - CG Senki: Dante no Mon - Majin Tensei - Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Lone Marebito - Megami Ibunroku Persona - Persona: Tsumi to Batsu - Persona 3 - Persona 4 / Arena - Persona Q: -Roundabout- - Persona 5 - Persona Q2: Roundabout Special - Devil Children / Light & Dark - Digital Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner: Shinen no Matou - Devil Survivor - 2: -Show Your Free Will- / The Animation Manga
Mobile Apps The Night Before - QIX - Chaining Soul - Aegis: The First Mission - Em - Illust Puzzle - Escape - Social - Ain Soph - Mobile Online - The Card Battle - Colors - Persona O.A. - Mobile Phone Demon Collection - Atlus Casino - Devil Summoning Program - Digital Novel
Other The Amala Multiverse - Earth - Expanse - Great Will - Protagonists - Birthdays - In popular culture
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