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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It's the last installment in our "series scorecard" series (you can find my previous installments here, here, here, here, and here), but that doesn't mean there isn't still a lot of content here to cover. Because the streaming giant that basically started the game and then rewrote it still has the biggest line-up of them […]
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 […]
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 […]
The one advantage I had growing up outside of the US was access to anime on cable TV. I never really thought about that until I moved to NY 13 years ago. There were a couple of WTF moments regarding anime here in the US that I had absolutely no idea about… before the days […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. pic.twitter.com/bKe0d8EKoH — NX (@NXOnNetflix) November 28, 2018 Variety reports Netflix […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you're one of the diehard Cowboy Bebop fans on the planet, First 4 Figures just found a new way to make you scream "shut up and take my money!" Today the company released images and video of a brand-new line of figures centered on the cult classic anime, and the first off the assembly […]
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 […]
Listen to the OP for the new show from Shinichirō Watanabe, the creator of Cowboy Bebop.
A high quality version of the Space Dandy teaser is now online.
Shinichirō Watanabe says it's 80% comedy and 20% serious.