Cowboy Bebop on the PS2 is a Bad 3D Brawler, But a Decent Episode

Over the past few weeks I have looked at both the series and movie of popular classic anime Cowboy Bebop. And as the PlayStation 2 game Cowboy Bebop: The Serenade of Reminiscence never left Japan, I just knew I had to play it as well. Unfortunately, it's a pretty terrible game—though its cutscenes make for a decent… » 3/25/14 7:50am 3/25/14 7:50am

Watch Us Play the Cowboy Bebop PS2 Game

Cowboy Bebop, the immensely popular classic anime, has had a series, a movie, and two manga—all of which have come to the West. However, there is one Cowboy Bebop story that you may not be aware of as it has never left Japan: the PlayStation 2 title Cowboy Bebop: The Serenade of Reminiscence. » 3/21/14 7:40am 3/21/14 7:40am

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie is at its Best When it Connects to the Series

In the West, Cowboy Bebop is one of the most popularly acclaimed anime of the past two decades with its space western plots, intense action, and memorable soundtrack. The Cowboy Bebop movie is really just more of the same—only in widescreen and with a bigger budget. » 3/18/14 8:00am 3/18/14 8:00am

After Thirteen Years, I Gave Cowboy Bebop A Second Chance

A few weeks back, I mentioned in an article that I had started Cowboy Bebop over a decade ago and dropped it because it bored me. To anime fans, this is about the same as saying, “I really love the Bible but I am not keen on this whole God character.” » 3/14/14 7:00am 3/14/14 7:00am

Why I am Unable to Enjoy Space Dandy

A few weeks back, I polled our user-run blog, Talk Amongst Yourselves, about what they thought the best anime of winter 2014 is. Hands down, the answer was the latest anime from the creators of Cowboy Bebop: Space Dandy. Unfortunately, it is an anime I am completely unable to enjoy. » 2/21/14 8:00am 2/21/14 8:00am

Looking forward to Keanu Reeves in Cowboy Bebop? In a recent Reddit Q&A (via ANN), Reeves said, "Cowboy Bebop does not look like it is going to happen with me in it." Reeves added that the script was "great and amazing," but would "cost like a half a billion dollars to make." Now, he's trying to set up Bill & Ted 3.… » 10/22/13 5:30am 10/22/13 5:30am

Meet Space Dandy, The New Show From The Creator Of Cowboy Bebop

If you told me about a new TV show called Space Dandy, I'd assume it would be about a dandy who has adventures in outer space. And what do you know, I'd be right! » 9/03/13 4:30pm 9/03/13 4:30pm

A Listener's Guide to the Music of Kids on the Slope

And so with one last musical interlude, Shinichirō Watanabe's marvelous anime Kids on the Slope concluded its 12-episode run. Kids was something truly special—a nostalgic, dream-like tribute to friendship, love, and the mysterious power of music. » 7/05/12 9:00pm 7/05/12 9:00pm

Halo Meets Appleseed Meets Cowboy Bebop

In case you missed the Halo Waypoint preview of "The Package", the Halo Legends short created under Shinji Aramaki of Appleseed fame and written by Cowboy Bebop's Dai Sato, here's a short clip of the CGI Spartans in action. » 1/08/10 1:20pm 1/08/10 1:20pm