Coming before the streaming platform’s live-action remake in November
Original Cowboy Bebop The anime series is set to debut on Netflix this month.
All 26 episodes of the 1998 series will arrive at Platform Netflix revealed today (October 13) on October 21.
The anime is being released ahead of its live-action remake, which will premiere on November 19. In the upcoming show, John Cho will portray the main character Spike Spiegel, who was voiced in the anime by Koichi Yamadera.
Watch the announcement video by Netflix below.
“For me, it is a great surprise and honor that Cowboy Bebop The universe has been thriving for over 20 years and will continue to grow,” series director Shinichiro Watanabe said in a press statement.
In the anime, which mixes sci-fi with adventure and comedy, Spiegel leads a spacefaring ragtag crew of bounty hunters named ex-cop Jet Black, con artist Faye Valentine, precocious hacker radical Edward, or Ed, and Ein. A corgi dog is included. .
The upcoming remake is co-produced by Netflix and Tomorrow Studios. “Cowboy Bebop I have an important job. I have long anticipated a live-action version,” Watanabe said. “I can feel her strong respect for anime.”
Watanabe also praised Cho for “skillfully playing” Spiegel in the remake.
“There are also so many settings and developments that can only be pulled off in a live-action series,” he continued. “I hope both people who love Cowboy Bebop And those who are new to the title can enjoy this new series!”
Cho will be joined by Mustafa Shakir (playing Jet Black), Daniela Pineda (Faye Valentine), Alex Hassel (Vicious) and Elena Satin (Julia). Check out the cast in the first pictures from the remake here.