A commerical aircraft is about to land on Venus. But it got hijacked by 3 hijackers. Spike and Faye are on the aircraft, because those 3 hijackers are bounties worth 500,000 wongs each. They attack ...
The Empire of Britannia has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11, and its people the 11's. A Britannian who was living in ... See full summary »
Johnny Yong Bosch,
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
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The "Cowboy Bebop" commercial break image for episode 22, "Cowboy Funk", is designed to resemble the logo from the movie Flash Gordon (1980). See more »
Spike's hair changes from green to black repeatedly throughout the show. See more »
When you and I first met, you told me something. You said that you had died once, that you had seen death. Why can't you just let it go? Forget the past.
There was a woman, first time I'd found someone who was truly alive. At least, that's what I thought. She was... the part of me I'd lost somewhere along the way, the part that was missing, that I'd been longing for.
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In the last episode, a scene of a field of stars is shown. After the song "Blue" finishes playing a star goes out, a la what the Indian mystic said happens when a soul is put to rest. See more »
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
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
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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