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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
...  Spike Spiegel 26 episodes, 1998-1999
...  Jet Black 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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See You Space Cowboy... (ending tagline) See more »


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Trivia

Alfredo, the man who approaches his ailing mother at the airport in "The Real Folk Blues", is Punch from Big Shots. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Spike Spiegel: Hey, Jet, did you know that there are three things that I particularly hate?
Jet Black: Really?
Spike Spiegel: Kids... animals... and women with attitudes...
Jet Black: Oh?
Spike Spiegel: So tell me, Jet, why do we have all three of them neatly gathered in our ship?
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Crazy Credits

"Brain Scratch" is the only episode that does not end with an intertitle. See more »

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Referenced in Tales of Symphonia (2003) See more »

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Tank!
by Seatbelts (eps 1-25)
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A Story Worth Watching
7 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

CB is a happy blend of story, action, and characters.

Set in the future, CB takes its name from the spaceship, around which the story loosely revolves. The main characters, Spike and Jet, try to make their living while not getting killed, traveling around looking for bounties.

Technically, the animation is very good, though a friend pointed out that sometimes the frame rate is low, or they use a still in a shot. These didn't bother me because they were used tastefully, and were balanced by action shots that carried a lot of energy.

The voice acting for the english version is great, and adds to character depth. They seem to understand who the characters are and how they would react.

The story line is interesting. With each episode being around 25 minutes, the time is filled with a balanced blend of action, character development, and plot. The story within an episode develops rapidly, while the whole series moves more slowly, with the exception of the last few episodes (where they were trying to wrap things up).

If you've never tried any anime, this would be my first choice. I watched it on DVD, and would definitely watch it again.


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