Devs is a sci-fi drama that follows Lily Chan, a computer engineer, who believes that a quantum computing giant called Amaya is responsible for the disappearance of her boyfriend. Season 1 expectedly, received praise from the critics, And even If it may not have got the viewership numbers that some other same shows have received in the past, those who watched the show actually loved it.
Devs season 1 released on March 5, 2020, on Hulu with two back to back episodes, and came to an end on April 15, 2020, after 8 episodes.
The cast of the show is led by Sonoya Mizuno as Lily and joining her is Neck Offerman, who plays CEO Forest, the owner of the mysterious tech company named Amaya. Joining the lead cast in other supporting roles are Kari Glusman, Jin Ha, Zach Grenier, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Allison Pill, and Cailee Spaeny.
The plot begins by introducing us to a software engineer named Lily Chan, whose boyfriend dies after apparently committing suicide. All clues her to Amaya and to its mysterious CEO Forest and Devs, the organization’s covert development division. The story ends on a mind-bending note. Lily tries to explain to Forest that Amaya is not reality. It is a computer simulation.
So she believes that a quantum computing giant called Amaya is the one who is responsible for the disappearance of her boyfriend. Well, the first installment of the show was able to manage positive responses from both the critics and the viewers.