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Cowboy Bebop 

Kaubôi bibappu (original title)
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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.
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Series cast summary:
...  Spike Spiegel 26 episodes, 1998-1999
Unshô Ishizuka ...  Jet Black 26 episodes, 1998-1999
...  Jet Black 26 episodes, 1998-1999
...  Spike Spiegel 26 episodes, 1998-1999
Kevin Seymour ...  Additional Voices / ... 26 episodes, 1998-1999
...  Faye Valentine 25 episodes, 1998-1999
...  Faye Valentine 24 episodes, 1998-1999
Isshin Chiba ...  Man 2 / ... 17 episodes, 1998-1999
...  Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Tivruski IV 16 episodes, 1998-1999
Aoi Tada ...  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 from 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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You're gonna carry that weight. (final episode tagline) See more »


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Trivia

Spike and Vicious exchange weapons as an homage to a fatal quick-draw in A Better Tomorrow II (1987). See more »

Goofs

Spike's hair changes from green to black repeatedly throughout the show. See more »

Quotes

[final title card of the series]
Title Card: You're Gonna Carry That Weight.
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Crazy Credits

Most of the episodes end with an intertitle that reads "SEE YOU SPACE COWBOY..." However, certain episodes end with different text: Session #03: EASY COME, EASY GO... Session #11: THE END Session #12: TO BE CONTINUED Session #13: DO YOU HAVE A COMRADE? Session #15: SLEEPING BEAST... Session #17: LIFE IS BUT A DREAM... Session #22: SEE YOU SPACE SAMURAI... Session #24: SEE YOU COWGIRL,SOMEDAY, SOMEWHERE! Session #25: TO BE CONTINUED Session #26: YOU'RE GONNA CARRY THAT WEIGHT. See more »

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Probably the best anime ever.
13 June 2004 | by 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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