Cowboy Bebop


[Cowboy Bebop]
Meet Spike and Jet, a drifter and a retired cyborg cop who have formed a partnership in a bounty hunting enterprise. With a converted fishing ship, the Bebop, the help of the intelligent data dog Ein, and the volumptuous and vexing femme fatale, Faye Valentine, Spike and Jet scour the galaxy in search of wanted criminals.
TV Series: 26 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 94
Number of Review Sites: 14
Good

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"A creative, interesting, and very solidly built series."
Akemi's Anime World (Marc Marshall) - 4.5 (out of 5)

Vol. 1 - "...Cowboy Bebop is a dizzying melange of sight and sound, a tremendous... . Thing. Possibly the most entertaining Thing I've ever seen."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 5 stars (out of 5)

"... if this is the future of anime then I'm very happy to be along for the ride. "
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - exemplary

"...has a universal appeal that transcends cultures and personal tastes."
Anime News Network (Mike Crandol) - A+

Vol. 1 - "The third episode is entitled "Honky Tonk Women". C'mon, how can you resist?" (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 6 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A+
Anime on DVD

"The intro sequence alone is snazzy, artistic, and very much in synch with the show's overall theme. "
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 5 stars (out of 5)

Vol. 1 - "Cowboy Bebop is clever, funny, engaging, violent and eminently suited to an adult audience." (Chris Hughes) - 4 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Don Houston) - 4 stars (out of 5)
DVD Talk

Vol. 1 - "Cowboy Bebop isn't particularly involved, nor are its stories convoluted. But it sure can spin a sense of style, and composer Yoko Kanno went to the mattresses with the score." (Rob Lineberger) - 92 (out of 100)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Rob Lineberger) - 93 (out of 100)
DVD Verdict

Vol. 4 - "Swanky-cool space adventure. It totally rocks."
IGN (Emily) - 9 (out of 10)

Vol. 1-4 - "Cowboy Bebop is a spectacular series that out-thinks, out-speeds and out-cools anything else currently on the market." (Tasha Robinson) - A+
Vol. 5-6 - Read the review (Tasha Robinson) - A
Science Fiction Weekly

"This is a must-have for any serious collector of Japanese animation."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Christina Ross) - 5 stars (out of 5)

Ep. 1 - "For those who like old style gumshoe flicks or more rough and tumble action shows this would be for you."
The Anime Cafe (Jane Nagatomi) - 3 stars (out of 5)

"The excellent blending of genres and styles is what makes [Cowboy Bebop] so special and unique."
The Anime Critic (Pete Harcoff) - 4 1/2 stars (out of 5)

"BEBOP takes the best of anime and makes it instantly accessible to the person who can't tell apart Spongebob from Pikachu." (Jason Huff) - A
Vol. 1 - "...one of those unique shows that could work as a great introduction to anime." (Jason Huff) - A
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