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Top 10 Anime Similar to Cowboy Bebop

Here’s a list of 10 anime series that share similarities with Cowboy Bebop: Samurai Champloo: Set in an alternate Edo-era Japan, this action-packed series follows the journey of three unlikely companions—a rogue samurai, a wandering ronin, and a young waitress—as they embark on a quest in search of the “samurai who smells of sunflowers.” With […]

“Cowboy Bebop” remains the coolest kid in school even after 25 years

Two and a half decades have passed since the debut of Cowboy Bebop, and yet its allure continues to captivate audiences with its distinctive blend of “kids, animals, and women with attitude.” I still recall that late-night encounter in a Carolina suburb, where my weary-eyed comrades and I were ensnared by the enigmatic offerings of […]

The main villain in Cowboy Bebop draws inspiration from a beloved Japanese space hero

Vicious, the major antagonist in Cowboy Bebop, has often been compared to various other villains, but it turns out his distinctive look was actually inspired by a beloved Japanese space hero. Throughout Cowboy Bebop, Vicious serves as Spike’s archenemy, though he only appears in a few episodes. Formerly friends during their time in the syndicate, […]

Shinichirō Watanabe, the creator of Cowboy Bebop, found the Netflix adaptation hard to watch and could only endure one scene

In the past, anime was often considered niche entertainment, associated with a dedicated following of nerds and geeks. However, amidst the vast array of titles, one anime stood out as a crown jewel and a significant milestone upon its release in 1998: Cowboy Bebop. Despite the prevailing perception of anime at the time, Cowboy Bebop […]

Netflix anime by Cowboy Bebop creator warns about the perils of A.I. art

Artificial intelligence (AI) has long been portrayed as a villain in science fiction, but in recent months, its implications have become increasingly relevant and thought-provoking. We’ve witnessed AI taking over journalism, replicating actors’ voices, and even creating entire albums. The role of AI in the creative arts has become a pressing concern, evidenced by its […]

5 Must-Have Items to Celebrate Cowboy Bebop’s 25th Anniversary

Shin’ichirô Watanabe, a key member of the original Cowboy Bebop‘s creative team, has weighed in on Netflix’s recent live-action take — and it’s safe to say he wasn’t a fan. “For the new Netflix live-action adaptation, they sent me a video to review and check. It started with a scene in a casino, which made it […]