Cowboy Bebop

Why Some Fans Watch Anime at Double Speed

Some have called it a myth. Others say it’s an elaborate trolling campaign. And the handful of mega-otakus who claim to actually engage in it don’t …

Geek

ANN Reader / Subscriber Give-Away

Anime News Network is giving away a copy of Cowboy Bebop" The Complete Series on DVD from Funimation as well as Sword Art Online volumes 1 and 2 on …

Anime

The Biggest Pop Culture Anniversaries in 2018

A new year is upon us and with it a lot of incredible pop culture anniversaries to celebrate! This year has a particularly great lineup with a whole …

Comics

Space Dandy Anime Returns to Toonami on January 27

The official Facebook page for Toonami announced on Saturday that the Space Dandy anime will return to the programming block on January 27 at 2:30 …

Anime

The Indie Games You Should Be Looking Out For in 2018

We're only skimming the year's bountiful harvest for independently developed games, but these are some of the most exciting that we know of so far.

H.P. Lovecraft

39 Awesome Games to Keep on Your Radar in 2018

There are plenty of great games to look forward to in 2018, but with all the big-name titles to anticipate, it can be easy to let some of the smaller …

Sherlock Holmes

Anime series worth adapting for television

Photo Credit: Funimation / Yu Yu Hakusho<p>Photo Credit:<br>Studio Pierrot Official Website<p>With anime films not succeeding as hoped, television series may …

Anime

HD Ramen - Lo-Fi and Bebop

I'm so mad at Seattle producer HD Ramen. For starters, his moniker is HD Ramen. I'm fuming. Secondly, he has the gaul to straight up call a lo-fi …

Anime

The Best Anime to Binge-Watch Over the Holidays

The holidays are for binge-watching anime. It’s what you’re probably going to do anyway between family meals and sleeping, so let’s just be honest …

Anime

THE INDUSTRY: Wind from the Blast – The Growing Influence of Japanese Manga/Anime in Hollywood

Northrup Davis examines the growing influence of Japanese manga and anime in Hollywood and the opportunities the global medium presents to creative …

Anime

What Is ‘Star Wars’ Going to Do With Finn?

What if Finn had died? How often have you thought about that since you left the theater? Is it frequently?<p>There is an obvious moment in <i>Star Wars</i>: <i>The</i> …

Star Wars

The State Of Anime In 2017

By Sam Woolley<p>In 2017, anime is being stretched in several directions. With a glut of new live-action anime adaptations, it's being stretched into …

Anime

The Streaming Alternatives to Netflix, and What to Watch on Them

There's a whole world of other movies out there. You just have to sign up for another service.<p>Netflix is great. It's cheap, it's probably sitting there—easily accessible—snugly in your top sites right now, and unless you are an insane superhuman who doesn't need to eat or sleep, you'll likely never …

Netflix

Alita: Battle Angel reveals a stunning first trailer

Photo Credit: Alita: Battle Angel/20th Century Fox Image Acquired from Mammoth Advertising PR<p>The upcoming sci-fi film <i>Alita: Battle Angel</i> revealed the …

Anime

The New 'Batman Ninja' Anime Movie Looks Exactly As Awesome As It Sounds

It seems that the Dark Knight will be transported back to ancient Japan to fight the Joker in a new anime movie called <i>Batman Ninja</i> and, yes, it looks like it could be rather magnificent.<p>Much of the lore behind <i>Batman</i> ties both directly and indirectly into the stealthy world of ninjas. The Nolan …

Anime

Cowboy Bebop Character Designer's Illustration Inspires Real Spike Suit - Interest

Fashion brand SuperGroupies is teaming up with Cowboy Bebop to recreate the iconic outfit of one of the anime's main characters. The online retailer …

Anime

Amazon Anime Sale: Cowboy Bebop Complete $20, Ghost in the Shell Movie $12, more

Today only, as part of its Cyber Week Deals, Amazon is offering some very notable deals on popular anime Blu-rays. Prices start from <b>$10.50</b> and everything ships free for Prime members or in orders over $25. There are loads of great prices throughout the entire sale but we have picked out some …

Anime

4 Reasons Anime Fans Have It WAY Better Nowadays

You know we've arrived in the future when we can tell harrowing "Back in <i>my</i> day" stories about anime fandom. But it's true -- life wasn't easy for us …

Anime

Best Original Anime Series and Movies

Not From a Manga Series, Not From a Novel, Just Straight From the Imagination<p>While a lot of anime series and movies are based on novels, comic books, …

Anime

The Many Inspirations of Cowboy Bebop Director Shinichiro Watanabe

One of anime's most beloved creators takes us behind the scenes on his many iconic projects.<p>Shinichiro Watanabe is an anime legend; a name mentioned …

Anime

13 Anime Shows to Binge-Watch on Netflix & Hulu This Thanksgiving Long Weekend

With over 100 million subscribers worldwide, online streaming services like Netflix and Hulu have become the supreme overlords of TV shows and …

Anime

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

The year is 2071. When villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, a deadly virus is released, killing hundreds of innocent people. This is just …

Anime

15 Cartoon Characters Inspired By Real Celebrities

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and creators in every industry are notorious for pulling inspiration from their everyday lives. …

Figure Skating

Some of the best anime already on your fave streaming services

Psycho-Pass<p>Imagine a world where every citizen has a "crime coefficient," or a number that measures the likelihood they'll commit a crime. That’s the …

Manga

5 Necessities for the upcoming Cowboy Bebop series

Photo Credit: Cowboy Bebop/Funimation Entertainment<p>Photo Credit: Cowboy Bebop/Funimation Entertainment<p><i>Cowboy Bebop</i> is coming to the US as a …

Anime

Toonami to Air Black Clover Anime Starting December 2

Toonami block adds 1 half hour to programming<p>The official Facebook page for Adult Swim's Toonami block announced on Friday that the <i>Black Clover</i> …

Manga

Before Adapting Your Name Hollywood Needs to Deal With Its Asian Problem

Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot are in the works to adapt the amazing animated film <i>Your Name</i> with J.J. Abrams, Lindsey Weber and Genki Kawamura (who …

Anime

The IndieBeat: Desert Child storms Kickstarter with hoverbikes and ramen

The last month has bombarded us with huge games like Super Mario Odyssey, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, and Call of Duty: WWII. But away from all the internet buzz, triple-A budgets, and million-dollar TV spots, there are tons of worthwhile projects and weird games …

Business

Blog: Worldbuilding with NPC dialogue

Lo-fi Games' writer and PR guru Natalie Mikkelson explains how to breathe life into an open world game using non-narrative dialogue. ...

Game Design

7 things the Cowboy Bebop live-action series must do to break the cycle of bad anime remakes

<i>Cowboy Bebop</i> is iconic. It’s the gateway anime for many and is widely considered one of the best anime shows ever created. The eclectic mix of …

Anime