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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
The last party is about to begin
Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture of the person behind the destruction. On the space ship "Bebop," Spike Spiegel and his crew of bounty hunters (Jet Black, Faye Valentine, Ed and Ein) are bored and short of cash. But with the news of the reward everything changes....
Like most films based off an anime, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie is best watched if you've seen a few episodes of the series itself first. It's not that it really matter in terms of story, but all the main characters are already established in the show, so they don't bother doing so in the film.
Cowboy Bebop was a solid 7/10 anime. I felt that it was good, but very overrated, so I wasn't really expecting to love this movie. Thankfully this film is better than every episode of the series in my opinion. The animation here is better like almost every other animated film compared to the anime itself. The action in this is also way more entertaining than the series as well.
Highly recommended for anyone who even mildly enjoyed the series, one of the best anime films I've ever seen.
Fact: Cowboy Bebop is the greatest show to have ever aired on television, animated or otherwise.
Fact: this movie is two hours of Cowboy Bebop.
Fact: this movie is two hours of the greatest show to have ever aired on television, animated or otherwise.
Fact: this was bloody fucking awesome and it makes me miss this beautiful show even more than I already did.
See you, space cowboy.
Still one of the best anime movies ever. It has everything from amazing characters to a beautiful score. And well, the plot is (like everything else in Cowboy Bebop) simply outstanding. Love the movie, love the anime. Definitely worth a watch.
P.S. Don't you dare watch the english dub version, the japanese version (with some subtitles) is so so-so-so so much better.
Classic. Not enough space scenes though
Shinichiro Watanabe can do anything he wants, and proves it with this blow-away piece of animation, and a good feature film continuation to one of the Top 10 anime series ever created.
I can understand many complaints about this film from people unfamiliar with the show, particularly in the field of characterization, which the film does not flesh out well enough. But to someone who was watched all of Cowboy Bebop and loved it, you have already experienced the characterization so there is no need for it in the film, and you can sit back, already knowing the characters, and treat the movie like a lengthened episode of the incredible show.
The movie, if it was an episode, would also rank among the best. While none of the movie compares to how great the opening scene is, it still manages to be everything that makes Bebop so great. The music, the atmosphere,…
One of my favorite series of all time. This film is really good too. Like space traveling bounty hunters? Me too!
I should have watched the series first!
was an interesting original Japanese series which incorporated elements from and payed homage to many American noir and cowboy movies. The series itself was very good, with a few misses here and there. However, the film based on the series manages to do what few films based on series have managed, to transcend the original source material. While the film does not require knowledge about the series, to get the most out of the movie, one does require some background knowledge. The film is thoroughly enjoyable, with splendid animation and a sense of style which borders on pretentious, but expertly toes the line. Well worth a watch for anyone who is unfamiliar with Cowboy Bebop, and "Why haven't you watched this?" if you are.
Lo mejor de la serie, pero con mucho más dinero de por medio: Banda sonora exquisita y unas escenas de acción que son una auténtica delicia en ritmo y calidad de animación.
La mezcla en 5.1 tiene un rango dinámico y una panoramización muy destacable para lo que estoy acostumbrado en anime.
Basically a 2-hour episode in the series. It has all the qualities the show had, but as a movie it could have done more since it had that freedom of being in the film format. For example, sadly, Ed and Jet seemed to be more of supporting characters that could have been used to a more meaningful extent. Spike and Faye had good roles though.
Without giving any spoilers here, some parts were hard to take seriously, particularly decisions and motivations of some key characters at important moments in the story. For example, the main character cares more about having a good face-off than the fate of the world. Which didn't seem justified. Also there were a couple scenes that…
Saw this at the Egyptian theater as part of a double bill with Metropolis (2001 version). It's weird and insanely awesome to watch what's ostensibly a feature-length episode of one of your favorite shows with a large audience of people who are, mostly, fans of the show and love the established characters as much as you do.
The movie is far from perfect. While I appreciate how existential and slow-paced the movie is for the first two thirds or so, the pacing is weak compared to the perfect 24 minute runtime of the original episodes, even if there are one or two excellent scenes that make up for that.
And thankfully, an explosive climax certainly livens things up. Also has one hell of a villain. Better than the show's main recurring antagonist, even.
Strictly for fans of the show, but damn is it solid.
The film spin off of the incredibly successful anime series has some great set pieces but could have benefitted from a little more action.
The characters and designs are great though and Cowboy Bebop the Movie was good enough to make me consider investing in the series.
Cowboy Bebop als Serie ist schon klasse und der Film kann sich als Standalone ebenfalls sehen lassen.
its been a while but i remember really liking it
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