Cowboy Bebop live-action TV series on Netflix: One of the famous anime series of 90s’ Cowboy Bebop is finally getting a live-action series. Netflix has shared the first look posters and announced the release date as well.
Aired from Apr 3, 1998, to Apr 24, 1999, Cowboy Bebop is one of the best animes of all time. On Myanimelist, this incredible sci-fi action anime is ranked among the top 50 animes of all time with a score of 8.77. It’s been more than two decades since the anime made its debut in Japan and finally it is receiving a live-action series.
Starring John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, and Daniella Pineda, Cowboy Bebop is one of the biggest Netflix releases of 2021. Netflix has shared the first look images featuring the lead cast members. The streaming giant has also announced the release date. Here’s everything you need to know.
Cowboy Bebop TV Series Release Date
Mark the date. Your favourite anime characters, Spike Spiegel, Faye Valentine, Jet Black will be live sooner than your thought. Cowboy Bebop season 1 will debut on Netflix on Nov 19, 2021. As per the reports coming, the first season consists of 10 episodes.
Cowboy Bebop TV series plot
As per the reports, Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop series will be adapting episodes from the original anime. It would be interesting to see how closely the live adaptation sticks to the anime series. Talking about the plot of Cowboy bebop anime, it focuses on the adventures of a ragtag group of bounty hunters chasing down criminals across the solar system.
Cowboy Bebop TV series Cast and Crew
Netflix has shared the first lool images of the series featuring the core cast members. Here’s a look at the lead cast members:
- John Cho as Spike Spiegel: A martial art expect and bounty hunter born on Mars. Cho grew his hair to resemble Spike’s look from the anime.
- Mustafa Shakir as Jet Black: Spike’s ex-cop bounty hunter partner.
- Daniella Pineda as Faye Valentine: A gambling-addicted oblivious who always finds herself in financial debt.
- Alex Hassell as Vicious: A power-hungry gangster from the Red Dragon Crime Syndicate who was Spike’s ally before their fall out.
- Elena Satine as Julia: A mysterious woman from Spike’s past who has a complicated romantic history with both him and Vicious.
See You Space Cowboy.
Meet Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir), and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) in Cowboy Bebop. Premiering November 19 pic.twitter.com/7vRtZvYjYM
— Netflix (@netflix) August 23, 2021
The series is developed by André Nemec and written by Christopher Yost. The original composer Yoko Kanno has composed the music for the live-action series.
More details about ‘Cowboy Bebop’ anime series and anime movie
The anime comprising 26 episodes was released in Japan in two parts. The first run, from April 3, 1998, to June 26, 1998, on TV Tokyo, included only episodes 2, 3, 7 to 15, 18 and a special. Later that year, satellite network Wowow aired the remaining episodes.
An anime movie titled Cowboy Bebop: The Movie debuted in Japan on Sep 1, 2001. It is set between episodes 22 and 23 of the anime series. The plot revolves around a strange terrorist, planning to destroy the human population on Mars using an unknown virus. The Bebop crew unites to expose the terrorist and discover the source of the virus.
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