I'm aware that after the game was released in Japan, Capcom decided to make the game harder for an American release because many Americans found Devil May Cry 2 to be too easy. The result? The opposite criticism. So they released the "Special Edition." Reviewers always just say they made the difficulty easier and fairer but never go in to the specifics. Let's take a look at this.
Japanese Normal Difficulty: Easier
American Normal Difficulty: Harder
American Special Edition Difficulty: GFNIERJFUBG
My question is pretty simple: Is the American Special Edition Normal difficulty (And all other difficulty modes, I guess) the original Japanese Normal difficulty, or did Capcom take the hardened American difficulty and tweak it? I'd prefer to play the original, Japanese Normal difficulty and may resort to importing if the case may be.