The time has come and so have I refers to the opening lines of the theme song of the video game Devil May Cry 4.
The lyrics have spawned exploitable image macros and GIFs, while the song itself remained a popular song over the years.
“The time has come and so have I” come from the theme song of Devil May Cry 4, which is titled Shall Never Surrender.
The game and the song were published in the United States on February 5th, 2008, by Capcom.
Throughout the early 2010’s, image macros, exploitables and GIFs, inspired by the lyrics were spread on the internet.
“Time has come and so have I” has experienced a recent surge in popularity, after Capcom released their trailer of Devil May Cry 5 on June 11th, 2018.
Within a month, memes of the line would spawn on sites like Reddit, Twitter, 9GAG, me.me or HugeLol.
- Devil May Cry Wiki | Fandom – Shall Never Surrender