Cowboy Bebop (1998– )
"Kaubôi bibappu: Cowboy Bebop" (original title)

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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

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Kôichi Yamadera ...
 Spike Spiegel (27 episodes, 1998-1999)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
 Jet Black (27 episodes, 1998-1999)
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Megumi Hayashibara ...
 Faye Valentine (25 episodes, 1998-1999)
Wendee Lee ...
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Aoi Tada ...
 Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Tivruski IV / ... (17 episodes, 1998-1999)
Isshin Chiba ...
 Man 2 / ... (17 episodes, 1998-1999)
Melissa Fahn ...
 Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Tivruski IV (16 episodes, 1998-1999)
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Spike Spiegel is a bounty hunter in the far future with an easy going attitude and some deadly skill at martial arts. Together with his partners, Jet Black, and later Faye Valentine as well, they go to job to job across the galaxy looking for the high priced fugitives to bag. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Probably the best anime ever.
13 June 2004 | by (Arad, Israel) – See all my reviews

Cowboy Bebop is the best anime ever. I'm 21, don't tend to be fanboyish, and have seen plenty of others. And it's the best anime ever.

What other anime features a mix of the best choreographed/energetic/ kick-ass fighting scenes - hand-to-hand, hong-kong gun fights and air-space battle?

An unbelievable mix of comic, tragic, violent and fairy tale style episodes...

An incredible sound track - Yoko Kanno is a genius that can do memorable and emotional jazz, blues, classical, fantasy-style, j-pop and even heavy metal. I wouldn't even consider buying the soundtrack to any other anime.

It quite literally oozes "cool" - characters (Spike is probably the coolest

  • not awsomest, but stylishly coolest) music, action and


narrative.

Hell, it's the only show that has both a "cute animal" character and a "cute annoying kid" character that I don't wish a horrible death upon. And if that doesn't convince you, then nothing will.


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