The famed 1998 Japanese anime series “Cowboy Bebop” is getting the live-action therapy.
A ten-episode series — which chronicles a bunch of cosmos-hopping bounty-hunters and relies on the cartoon of the identical title — will premiere on Netflix subsequent month, and the streamer simply launched an action-packed teaser.
The 2½-minute trailer, titled “The Lost Session,” featured characters Spike Spiegel (voiced by John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir) and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) operating after a runaway goal whereas squabbling about find out how to greatest catch the enemy.
The trailer additionally teased the present’s predominant villain, Vicious (Alex Hassell), in addition to a snippet of the track “Green Bird” from the unique series episode “Ballad for Fallen Angels.” The group’s spaceship, the Bebop, was additionally featured within the clip.
Fans beloved the colourful, action-meets-Western-meets-space journey series and bombarded social media with their reactions.
“Very different from the anime,but I dont hate it. The editing cuts are cool & the personalities on point! To everyone finding something to pick at…at least they didnt white wash everyone lol (personally, I wish they gave Spike more of his afro but you can’t have everything),” one fan tweeted.
Another added, “Ngl this doesn’t actually look that bad surprisingly – I’m happy they’re keeping the original’s soundtrack and I’m kinda impressed with how the actors semi-sound like their iconic english dub voices. the editing is like they’re trying incredibly hard to be an Edgar Wright film.”
“This is a lot of fun and honestly, Pretty impressed with how close the actors match the voices and demeanor of the characters,” wrote another fan. “The fast paced, more sin city style is pretty kinetic and fun seeing them break the 4th wall for scene transitions. Looking forward to it!!”