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“Differences Die At The Door”: A post-mortem of Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop

Few adaptations miss the point of their source material as brazenly as Christopher Yost’s series. There are many avenues to critique it from, ranging from casting decisions to…

Anime Feminist

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Character (Re)analysis: Haruhi Suzumiya

It’s been a while since I wrote about The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, but what astonishes me about it is that every time you think about it, you…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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Anime Review 245 Bodacious Space Pirates

One of my favorite subgenres in recent years has to be the space fiction subgenre. From the impressively written space opera RPG Mass Effect, the adventurous space westerns…

TakaTempest Reviews

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Designing the Characters of 'Cowboy Bebop'

A look inside the process of character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto.

Animation Obsessive

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7 Webtoons For Those New To Webtoons!

My fellow nerds; Anime and Manga, Western Animations, Comic Books and more, have been standard fare. Classics exist as far back as the 1950s, a veritable Akashic Record…

Reading Between

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Reader’s Corner: The Elusive Samurai, Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible (Vol. 2), and Cowboy Bebop: Making the Netflix Series

We cover two upcoming releases this week: the second volume of romcom Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible and the first volume of the historical manga, The Elusive…

Beneath the Tangles

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[Tag] Make it Anime

Yes, Moya is responding to another old tag, but why shouldn’t I? In this age of half-hearted live action adaptations of animated pieces, whether there are books/movies that…

The Moyatorium

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Ani-Gamers Podcast #173 – Planetes

It‘s another Golden Ticket episode! On request from patron Nice (that’s their name), Evan and David review the 2003 hard sci-fi anime series Planetes, about space debris haulers.…

Ani-Gamers

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Ranking Retro Anime Watch Priority

List of anime: • Aim for the Ace • Akage no Anne • Akira • Angel’s Egg • Ashita no Joe • Barefoot Gen • Beck • Belladonna of Sadness • Berserk • Birdy the Mighty • Bubblegum Crisis •…

Anime Top Scholar

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Cowboy Bebop: Specters of the Past, the Present, and the Future

I’ve been nervous about writing about this show for a long time. It’s Cowboy Bebop guys. It is still a well known series. Not only because there was…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Is Cowboy Bebop still one of my favourite anime of all time?

Everyone loves Cowboy Bebop. The anime version of Cowboy Bebop that is. The live action version got pretty bad reviews as it missed a lot of what made…

Day with the Cart Driver

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Top 10 Saddest Anime Deaths

This list is highly personal and does contain spoilers. You have been warned. 10. Julia (Cowboy Bebop) She appears in the flesh in the final part of the…

Real Life Otaku

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Macross Plus: The Masterpiece Almost-fake Macross

How the influence of Shinichiro Watanabe and Keiko Nobumoto makes Macross Plus a somewhat different creature from the rest of its franchise

Soul Kitchen

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Top 5 Anime Gingers that Made me Consider Dying my Hair

Gingers get a bad rap, for no reason! But that orange hair is so cute. In fact, I have collected a bunch of anime art to prove it!

I drink and watch anime

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Cowboy Bebop: How Julia knew who Faye was (as per the CB anime guides)

Explaining how Julia knew who Faye was at the end of Cowboy Bebop basis the explanation offered by the official anime guides of the show

Soul Kitchen

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Cowboy Bebop: How Julia knew who Faye was (as per the CB anime guides)

Explaining how Julia knew who Faye was at the end of Cowboy Bebop basis the explanation offered by the official anime guides of the show

Soul Kitchen

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AniMarch Madness 2022, Round 3 (Day 1): Demon Slayer vs. Komi, Steins;gate vs. Cowboy Bebop

Welcome to the Sweet 16! Today kicks off round three of our AniMarch Madness tournament for 2022, in which you vote to determine the outcomes of each match,…

Beneath the Tangles

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An Ode to the Women of Anime, Manga, & Light Novels

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, we here at BtT are excited to celebrate some of our favorite women working in anime, manga, and…

Beneath the Tangles

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AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 2, Day 2

Round two of AniMarch Madness 2022 continues with our next four matches! For those coming here for the first time, AniMarch Madness is our annual one-on-one anime tournament…

Beneath the Tangles

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My Fangirling Exceptions

Just me making a list of the sparse 3-4 anime characters I could be a fangirl over and the ones I cannot be a fangirl over

Soul Kitchen

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AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 1, Day 2

Day one of AniMarch Madness was so much fun! Results are still being tabulated, with a few polls still open, but look for those results to pop up…

Beneath the Tangles

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The Macross Plus Series: Introduction

Macross Plus is something I definitely wanted to cover at some point so it seemed a fitting follow-up to Cowboy Bebop considering this was Bebop’s immediate unofficial predecessor.…

Soul Kitchen

Choujikuu Romanesque Samy: Missing 99

Choujikuu Romanesque Samy: MISSING 99 ( Superdimensional Romanesque Samy: MISSING 99 ) is a 1986 sci-fi fantasy that makes no sense along m...

Collectr's Blog

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Carole & Tuesday, Bebop, and Dandy: Observations on World Building

The world of Carole and Tuesday, similarities and contrasts with other shows like Cowboy Bebop and Space Dandy set in the same universe

Soul Kitchen

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Stories of Significance

This is not an analysis again, just some stream of consciousness which I felt like adding. It deals with somewhat dark themes so please be warned. I didn’t…

Soul Kitchen

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Stories of Significance…just musing

This is not an analysis again, just some stream of consciousness which I felt like adding. It deals with somewhat dark themes so please be warned. I didn’t…

Soul Kitchen

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Tokyo Godfathers: Misfits and Miracles (some assembly required)

A look at Satoshi Kon's masterpiece Tokyo Godfathers along story, themes, visuals, characters and the impact of Keiko Nobumoto's writing

Soul Kitchen

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AniMarch Madness 2022: See the Field of 64! (Bracket)

The field is set. Sixty-four anime—a full tourney and the most we’ve ever had—are ready to go head to head. AniMarch Madness 2022 almost ready to begin! On…

Beneath the Tangles

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Why Cowboy Bebop is Not ‘Just One Thing’

The series is always telling a story and critiquing itself for telling that particular story at the same time. It's showing characters, glorifying them, building them up, and…

Soul Kitchen

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Why You Need Hemingway to Understand Cowboy Bebop

In the same way that you need a microscope to understand an amoeba, you need an understanding of Ernest Hemingway to understand Cowboy Bebop

Soul Kitchen

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What Cowboy Bebop Got Really Wrong

Controversial content, political incorrectness, and toxic themes. What Cowboy Bebop got really wrong in its content

Soul Kitchen

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Cowboy Bebop (1998)

Spike Spiegel (Koichi Yamadera) and Jet Black (Unsho Ishizuka) are bounty hunters and the sole crew of the spaceship Bebop. The show opens with plenty of questions as…

Japanese Film Reviews

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Reader’s Corner: Fly Me to the Moon Vol. 9, Zom 100 Vol. 5, and I Had That Same Dream Yesterday

Came the Mirror & Other Tales What a treasure of a collection! If you’re a fan of Rumiko Takahashi like I am (read through any of my reviews…

Beneath the Tangles

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Dirty Pair to Cowboy Bebop

The one thing I love about anime is how there are so many through lines from one work to another to another and so on. A great chain…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Cowboy Bebop: Shifting the Lens on Spike’s Story

An alternate take on Spike's story and character within Cowboy Bebop, exploring from the how lens of Hemingway's Iceberg Theory

Soul Kitchen

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From Morocco: Artful Titles Paint History with Relatable Colors

One of the joys and pleasures I had in my tender years that have carried over the course of my life, was pretending I was an explorer and…

Anime Herald

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Mystery Box of Misery Volume 6: Texhnolyze, Viewtiful Joe, Heat Guy J

They're the Part 2 of 3 you receive when both bookends are out of print. They’re the discs marked down to $1 during clearance and holiday sales. They're fodder for…

Ani-Gamers

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Great Pretender

With a more adult tone than most anime, this felt like Cowboy Bebop meets Matchstick Men in a bright, bold, modern style. Definitely worth checking out.

At a Glance Anime

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10 Obscure 90s Anime Worth Watching

Among the well-known 90s anime classics exist hundreds of obscure shows, OVAs, and movies. If you're on the hunt for a new show, start here!

90sanime.com

Christmas Special 2021: Tokyo Godfathers

 Hello everyone, In this special episode of Heroic Purgatory, John and Jason talk about Satoshi Kon's 2003 film, Tokyo Godfathers. It's a film about mistakes, rebirth, and the true…

Heroic Purgatory

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A Founder’s Thought’s with D.J. Lewis: Netflix & Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Fallout!

Ok, I’ve noticed that ever since anime has been socially accepted among the ranks of mainstream media (and pop culture), everybody and their mama has been trying to…

D&A Anime Blog

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Medium Matters: Cowboy Bebop II

I was trying to stay away from this one, but Cowboy Bebop has been canceled and the really bad second week numbers made it pretty clear that anyone…

Confessions of an Overage otaku

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Chatty AF 153: Cowboy Bebop Live Action Post Mortem

Chiaki, Mercedez, and Kate Sánchez perform a critical autopsy on Netflix’s unfortunate effort to resurrect a classic. Episode Information Date Recorded: December 11th, 2021Hosts: Chiaki and MercedezGuests: Kate Sánchez Episode…

Anime Feminist

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The Sadness of Samurai Champloo

This video is a Non spoiler, thematic analysis of the Anime Samurai Champloo. welp.. thats all I can describe it as. subscribe and like if you like anime…

Ritzu Knows Never

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The Ending of Cowboy Bebop

[This post contains spoilers. I suggest you go watch Cowboy Bebop] When it comes to a classic story like Cowboy Bebop, what can I write that hasn’t been…

Japan Powered

Episode 731: Demon Train

This week on Anime Pulse we got brilliant flames lighting our tears on fire, the unwinnable atmosphere for Cowboy Bebop news, and memes. Up first Joseph installed new…

Anime Pulse

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A Few Thoughts About Live-Action Cowboy Bebop

Rating: 3 (of 5) NOTE: I was going to just let this pass without full comment, but on request of a reader, I have decided to go ahead…

USA Anime

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Brief Connections: A Nobumoto Keiko Career Retrospective

One of the benefits to a creator having worked on so few projects is it becomes much simpler to look through their body of work to find common…

Anime Feminist

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#117 - Detective Conan! Franchise Intro & Review of Movie 9: Strategy Above the Depths

One truth prevails, and that truth is that Bill is a huge Detective Conan fan. Yet, he's never had a chance to gush about it on the podcast.…

Third Impact Anime Podcast