Netflix Live-Action Cowboy Bebop “Lost Session” Trailer Streamed

Netflix has updated their official Youtube channel for the live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation that will be streaming exclusively on the service. The trailer showcases a look at the setting of the series with some pretty cool effects that transition between the various scenes. It is highly likely the effects are exclusive to the trailer, however it is a great way to preview the series without the need of spoiling full scenes. The live-action Cowboy Bebop series will premiere on the service on November 19. After seeing this new trailer I…

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Yoko Kanno to Score Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Series & Premiere Date Teased

Earlier today, Netflix has released a promotional video for the upcoming live-action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop anime series. The promotional video features a look at John Cho (Spike Spiegal), Mustafa Shakir (Jet Black) and Daniella Pineda (Faye Valentine) jamming to the iconic theme song of the series. Additionally, the video revealed that legendary Japanese music composer, Yoko Kanno, will be returning to work on the series’ soundtrack. For those who are not aware, she originally composed the original series’ theme song titled, “Tank!.” The promotional video also revealed that the…

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New Cast Members Announced for Netflix “Cowboy Bebop” Live-Action Series

Netflix has recently updated their official twitter page with the announcement of some new cast members for the live-action series adaptation of the Cowboy Bebop franchise. The new cast members include: Geoff Stults: Chalmers (Jet’s ex-partner) Tamara Tunie: Ana (Martian club owner) Mason Alexander Park: Gren (Ana’s right hand person) Rachel House: Mao (White Tigers Capo) Ann Truong and Hoa Xuande: Shin & Lin (Vicious’s twin henchmen) As reported earlier, Alex Garica Lopez will directing the first two episodes of the series and the first episode will be written by Christopher Yost. The live-action series adaptation was…

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Elena Satine Joins Netflix’s Live-Action “Cowboy Bebop” Series Cast

Deadline has reported that Elena Satine will be joining the cast of Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop live-action series as Julia. For those who are not aware, in the anime series Julia was a long time acquaintance to Spike Spiegal and served as a major plot related character throughout it. The confirmed cast so far includes: John Cho: Spike Spiegal Mustafa Shakir: Jet Black Daniella Pineda:  Faye Valentine Alex Hassell: Vicious Elena Satine: Julia  Alex Garica Lopez will directing the first two episodes of the series and the first episode will be written by Christopher Yost.  The live-action series…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Vicious

Bandai Tamashii has updated their website with official images for S.H.Figuarts Vicious. For those who are not aware the figure is based on the main antagonist of Cowboy Bebop. The character was voiced by Norio Wakamoto in the original Japanese version and Skip Stellrecht voiced the character in English dub. The figure will include: Exchangeable Wrists (Left X3, Right X4) Alternate Face Parts X2 Sword Set Knife Bird Set The figure will be released this November priced at 6,600 Yen and will be a retail release. Pre-orders for the figure will open on Monday, July…

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Netflix “Cowboy Bebop” Live-Action Cast Members Announced

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed some of the main cast members for the upcoming Netflix exclusive live-action series based on the Cowboy Bebop franchise. For those who are not aware the series was first announced late last year. The revealed cast members include: John Cho: Spike Spiegal Mustafa Shakir: Jet Black Daniella Pineda:  Faye Valentine Alex Hassell: Vicious It has also been reported that Alex Garica Lopez (Daredevil, Luke Cage, Cloak and Dagger), will be directing the first two episodes of the series. The first episode is written by Christopher Yost.  The live-action series adaptation was…

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Netflix to Produce Cowboy Bebop Live-Action Series

Variety has reported that Netflix will help produce the live-action series adaptation of the Cowboy Bebop anime series. For those who are not aware Cowboy Bebop is an anime series produced by Sunrise in 1998. The series was directed by Shinichiro Watanabe, who will be supervising the upcoming live-action series adaptation. Cowboy Bebop focuses on a rag tag group of bounty hunters who are aboard a flying ship called the Bebop. The series told the adventures of Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine, and Radical Ed as they explore the stars searching for dangerous criminals. The anime series consisted of…

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Funimation to Release Cowboy Bebop the Movie in North American Theaters

Funimation Films has announced that they will be releasing Cowboy Bebop the Movie in North American theaters. For those who are unaware, Cowboy Bebop the Movie was originally released in Japanese theaters under the name, Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door on September 1, 2001. Whereas, it was originally released in North American theaters on August 11, 2002. The film was later released on home video in Japan on February 7, 2002, and in North America on June 28, 2011.   Funimation Films will re-release the film in theaters as a two night event starting on August 15 with the original…

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New York Comic Con to Host Cowboy Bebop Writer & Designers

Yesterday, Funimation Entertainment announced that it will be bringing screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto, and mechanical designer Kimitoshi Yamane to New York Comic Con. They will be attending as guests to appear at the Cowboy Bebop 20th Anniversary retrospective panel. In addition, Funimation is hosting a contest to win a dinner with all three staff members. Entries are open to New York Comic Con attendees who have purchased Funimation’s Cowboy Bebop 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition. Funimation will select three random winners from all of the entries submitted before…

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Sony Pictures Television Networks Acquires Funimation

So this is surprising, to say the least. I’ll just quote the press release on this on my fellow anime fans. Founder Gen Fukunaga started Funimation with a vision and a mission to make anime as accessible as possible to fans across the world. In the 23 years since we began, we have been committed to creating anime experiences fans love: from bringing Dragon Ball to the U.S., to bringing the best anime to home video and theaters, to SimulDubs that bring episodes in English to fans within two weeks…

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