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A look at the recording of the Cowboy Bebop charity song, courtesy of Funimation.

Cowboy Bebop Cast, Composer Yoko Kanno Release COVID-19 Charity Song

Yoko Kanno might be one of the greatest pop and soundtrack composers in the world. She's certainly one of the coolest. She will always be known and loved for the soundtrack of Cowboy Bebop. The anime series, which premiered back in 1988. Her music created the perfect mood for a pop-jazz show about down-on-their-luck bounty […]

Ein showed up for the first day of Cowboy Bebop table reads, courtesy of Netflix.

Cowboy Bebop: Netflix Series EP Reveals Season 2 Script Work Underway

It's been nearly six months to the day since a knee injury sustained by lead John Cho (Spike Spiegel) resulted in production on Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop being placed on a 7-9 month hiatus. Production was expected to resume on the 10-episode series this summer, but the current coronavirus pandemic shut the lid on that plan […]

New York Toy Fair: 32 Photos from Loyal Subjects Booth

New York Toy Fair: 32 Photos from Loyal Subjects Booth

With a lot of the big companies already having their time to shine it is time for the underdogs to show off. We are now taking a look at The Loyal Subjects booth at New York Toy Fair. The Loyal Subjects have a massive fanbase if you are unaware as a lot of their products […]

"Cowboy Bebop": John Cho Injured On-Set; Netflix Suspends Production 7-9 Months

Less than two weeks after Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop offered fans a look behind-the-scenes on the start of production, the series is set to go on a 7-9 month hiatus following a knee injury sustained by lead John Cho (Spike Spiegel). The incident took place during the last take of what was described as a […]

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"Cowboy Bebop": Netflix's BTS Look Comes to You in… CORGI-VISION! [VIDEO]

Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop is offering fans a look behind-the-scenes on the production – but if you're thinking it's our very own Spike Spiegel, John Cho, then you're not thinking big enough. Or small enough. As you're about to see, it really does depend on your sense of perspective. Don't get us wrong: you're about […]

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"One-Punch Man" vs. "Aggretsuko"? How This "Anime War" Is Just the Opening Salvo in a Bigger Streaming Battle [OPINION]

Anime streaming service Crunchyroll and Viz Europe Media Group signed a partnership agreement on Friday. This links Crunchyroll's global platform of 50 million users with Viz Media's European network of distributors, licenses and partners under one umbrella – impressive enough to even make One-Punch Man superhero Saitama smile. Crunchyroll is owned by WarnerMedia, which is […]

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"Cowboy Bebop": Netflix Casts Elena Satine in Live-Action Adaptation

Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop added another key role, casting Elena Satine (Revenge, The Gifted) as Julia – a mysterious woman from main character Spike Spiegel's (John Cho) past. Based on the 1998-1999 anime of the same name created by Shinchiro Watanabe, the live-action series describes Julia as a sultry beauty with a voice to die […]

'Cowboy Bebop': Did Live-Action Series Producers Forget Faye Valentine was Chinese?

Netflix announced the main cast of their live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop on Thursday, and many sites and pundits sighed with relief that they didn't "whitewash" the whole cast, going for diverse and color-blind choices: John Cho playing Spike Spiegel, Mustafar Shakir playing Jet, Daniella Pineda playing Faye Valentine, and Alex Russell playing Spike's friend-turned-nemesis […]

Live-Action 'Cowboy Bebop' Series to Star John Cho

Live-Action 'Cowboy Bebop' Series to Star John Cho

We are THRILLED to report that Netflix's upcoming live-action adaptation of beloved anime Cowboy Bebop will star John Cho as Spike Spiegel. Netflix has already ordered 10 episodes. According to The Hollywood Reporter: "the jazz-inspired, genre-bending story of a rag-tag crew of bounty hunters on the run from their pasts, as they hunt down the solar system's […]

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FunimationNow Introduces New 3-Tiered Membership System: What You Need to Know

Members of FunimationNow will have some choices to make come April 10, because that's when Funimation's streaming service rolls out its new tiered membership programs – replacing the current subscription program and add-on options. Starting in April, subscribers can choose from three membership tiers: Premium, Premium Plus, and Premium Plus Ultra (new tiers will be available in […]

Netflix Just Announced a Live-Action Cowboy Bebop is Happening

We have no idea why Netflix is choosing the latenight (ish) timeframe to announce their upcoming anime and anime-based properties, but apparently they're developing a live-action Cowboy Bebop series. Yes, really. Guess it's time to announce that Cowboy Bebop, the live-action series, is heading to @Netflix. — NX (@NXOnNetflix) November 28, 2018 Variety reports Netflix […]

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Funko Round-Up: Chrome Thanos, Woody Woodpecker, Chucky, and More!

Funko announces tons of new products and licenses every day, let alone every week. It can be a lot to keep up with. So we are here to help. Welcome to the Funko Round-Up! In this edition: Thanos becomes the Infinity Stones, a bunch of classic cartoon characters get the Pop treatment, and more horror […]

Gaming and Anime Voice Actor Unshō Ishizuka Passes Away at 67

You may not recognize the name Unshō Ishizuka right away, but you'll probably recognize his voice as he's been a fixture of Japanese animation and gaming for years. Those who play video games will most likely recognize him as the voice of Heihachi Mishima from the Tekken series, but anime fans should be familiar with several of […]

Anime Series Cowboy Bebop Scores Live-Action U.S. Remake

Tomorrow Studios (TNT's Snowpiercer) is developing a live-action adaption of the late-'90's cult Japanese anime series Cowboy Bebop; with Midnight Radio co-executive producing the project alongside Sunrise, the studio home of the original series. Chris Yost (Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok), no stranger to writing for both animation as well as live-action, is on-board […]