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Cowboy Bebop 

Kaubôi bibappu (original title)
The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.
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Spike Spiegel is a bounty hunter in the far future with an easy going attitude and some deadly skill at martial arts. Together with his partners, Jet Black, and later Faye Valentine as well, they go from job to job across the galaxy looking for the high priced fugitives to bag. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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In Session #7: Heavy Metal Queen, Faye and Spike's bounty for the episode is a man named Decker. This is reference to Blade Runner (1982), in which the main character, Deckard, is eventually chased by a woman (Pris) and a man (Batty). See more »

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Spike's hair changes from green to black repeatedly throughout the show. See more »

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Ed: Smoke smoke, Faye Faye. Puff puff, Faye Faye.
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Crazy Credits

In the English version during the credits while "Real Folk Blues" plays the subtitles alternate between the English translation (odd-numbered episodes) and romanized Japanese lyrics (even-numbered episodes). See more »

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Referenced in The Matrix Reloaded (2003) See more »

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Tank!
by Seatbelts (eps 1-25)
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The greatest anime to date
12 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

"One ship, one crew, one destiny" indeed. If you had to sum anime up into two words, it would undoubtably be "Cowboy Bebop." It's a 26 episode series that redefines what animation is and what it can do. The character developement is beyond comparison and the voice acting is unforgettable. If you see only one anime in your life, make it this one. I can't sum it up and give it the credit it deserves, but what I can say, is that it is the most compelling story to be turned into an anime that will have you laughing, and the more sensitive may even cry, but you will get goosebumps. All I can say is, don't forget to watch this before you die, it is worth it and then some.


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