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 <email@example.com>
Spike regularly uses an IWI Jericho 941 pistol. It is the same pistol seen firing in the opening title sequence. See more »
Spike's hair changes from green to black repeatedly throughout the show. See more »
[Julia is humming while reading the newspaper after taking care of Spike]
[she doesn't know that he is conscious]
Just like that... sing for me, please.
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The first episode begins with a montage of images from Spike's past, followed by the opening title sequence. All the other episodes (except the final one) begin with the opening title sequence. See more »
On Session 12: Jupiter Jazz, Part One (and in the recap scenes on Part 2): The infamous shower scene where Faye finds out that Gren has the breasts of a woman, yet he's still a man was edited to conceal Gren's breasts and any hint of it (i.e., his cleavage) using cropping and shots of Gren's face. Also: a second-long shot of Gren's butt crack during the pan up his back was cut. See more »
Superb... Fantastic... Finally... a REAL anime feature.
Cowboy Bebop is by far the best anime series I've ever had the pleasure and privilege of experiencing. This is not a kid's show, by any means. Finally, a REAL anime feature that doesn't involve something dealing with putrid children's themes and overly flagrant characters. Cowboy Bebop is none of these. It has its share of comical scenes, but it seamlessly integrates them into a web of other predominant emotions; drama, action, thriller, suspense...
Cowboy Bebop is the epitome of cool and intelligent anime. An art I thought had long since been forgotten.
You will enjoy the witty dialog as well as the action scenes, dramatic sequences, and most of all the incredible musical integration; jazz and other cultural music that allows for an incredibly open palette of emotions as you view the action on the screen. (Expect the unexpected.)
The voices they chose to play the dubbed, English version of the Original series couldn't have been planned better. It strays from the stereotypical high-pitched whiney and otherwise annoying voices that usually plague a good anime port. Not this one. The roles are taken seriously and were performed VERY well.
This series is definitely speaking to an older audience, something rare in ported/dubbed anime series these days. I am grateful for having the opportunity to experience this wonderful masterpiece.
Cowboy Bebop is, by definition, art.
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